Research Group MIOS (Media, ICT & Interpersonal Relations in Organizations & Society) at the University of Antwerp seeks expressions of interests from potential postdoctoral researchers wishing to apply for a Marie Sklodowka Individual European Fellowship. Selected candidates will receive dedicated support from one or more of the MIOS professors (depending on the topic of the application) to develop their proposal and application for submission to the European Commission on 14 September 2017 (17.00 o’clock Brussels local time). We welcome proposals focusing on:
Cyberbullying: definition, measurement, typology, prevalence, profiles of bullies and victims, impact and evidence-based interventions (contact Heidi.firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com)
Online, data-driven marketing communication and privacy: different types of personalized online marketing communications, consumers’ disclosure of personal data in online marketing, the (persuasion) knowledge and experience of children and adolescents in the area of online marketing communications (contact firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Online self-disclosure and privacy: what influences adolescents’ and adults’ online self-disclosure and privacy protective behaviours, including online self-disclosure in interpersonal communication related opportunities and risks (e.g., online friendships, online dating, sexting) (contact email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org)
Digital gaming: the study of player experiences and player involvement, the integration of marketing communication into games (e.g. in-game advertising, advergames, in app persuasion), the health implications of games (contact email@example.com)
Health Narratives: the use of narrative communication to promote health behaviors (contact Heidi.firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org)
Food Media Studies: study the impact of food media (cooking shows, Instagram, FoodTube and so on) on food literacy among children and adults (contact email@example.com).
Only postdoctoral candidates with a good track record in terms of research and publications are asked to apply.
MIOS is a research group within the Department of Communication Studies at the Faculty Social Sciences. Our researchers are dedicated to the study of individuals’ uses of media and ICT, as well as interpersonal relations within organisations and the broader society, to pursue evidence based communication strategies and policy.
For detailed information see: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/rg/mios/
The Marie Sklodowka Curie Individual Actions (MSCA) are prestigious fellowships funded by the European Commission. They offer a generous allowance for 1-3 years including mobility, family and research allowance. Applicants can be from any country, must hold a PhD (or equivalent), and must not have resided or carried out their main activity in Belgium for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to the MCIF deadline on 14 September 2017. More information on the MSCA can be found on this website: https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/about/individual-fellowships_en.
How to apply?
Candidates are invited to submit their Expression of Interest to Heidi.firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com by 10 July 2017.
- The Expression of Interest should include 1) Your CV limited to a maximum of 5 pages 2) A 2-3 page research proposal 3) a motivation letter identifying research synergies with MIOS members. Please email this as ONE PDF file attachment, putting ‘Expression of Interest’ as your email heading to Heidi.firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
- Results will be announced by 17 July 2017.
Please note: You are sending an Expression of Interest that you wish to work with us to apply for a Marie Sklodowka Curie Fellowship. You are not applying for a University of Antwerp Fellowship.
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