Monday, June 9, 2008

Gorbachev Research Fellowship in Global Media at University of Oxford

Gorbachev Research Fellowship in Global Media
Rothermere American Institute
University of Oxford

Grade 6: Salary £24,403 p.a.

The Rothermere American Institute, in conjunction with Christ Church and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, proposes to appoint a fixed-term, three year Research Fellowship in Global Media, tenable from 1 October 2008 or soon thereafter.

The person appointed will have research interests in issues around the freedom of the press and the media in an age of globalisation. Applications are invited from those interested in the relation of nation states to global media, in questions of free speech and censorship, and/or in how transnational forms of communication affect international relations in a post-Cold War era.

This post provides an opportunity for an individual of exceptional calibre, at an early stage of their academic career, to develop a research agenda. Applicants must have an exemplary academic record, demonstrable research expertise and the ability to communicate the
results of their research effectively.

The starting salary will be £24,403 p.a. In addition to the salary, an annual research grant of up to £1,000 is available, along with a contribution of up to £750 per year towards meals in college.

Further particulars and details of how to apply are available at or

Applications should be submitted no later than 17.00 on Thursday 12 June 2008. Interviews are planned for week commencing 30 June 2008. Applications by email are encouraged.

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