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Academic position (open rank) on Media and Health communication

19.11.2020 21:15 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

KU Leuven, Belgium

The School for Mass Communication Research (KU Leuven, Belgium) is offering a academic staff position (open rank) on Media and Health communication. SMCR is looking for a colleague who is an expert in one of the following subdomains of health communication:

(1) effects of media use on various health (e.g., addiction, suicide,…) or societal issues (e.g., hate speech, sustainability,…), and ways of responding to these effects with communication and intervention,

(2) the development and testing of mediated promotion and intervention campaigns aiming to advance public health or societal wellbeing,

(3) health information seeking and effects (e.g., resistance to health

information, public service announcements,…), and/or

(4) technological perspectives on health communication (e.g., effects of VR on health outcomes, potential of mHealth in health promotion, artificial intelligence,…).

Teaching will contain several courses at the Bachelor’s and Master’s level and will include theoretical and methodological courses on communication science in general and digital media in particular.

Interested candidates can apply for this job no later than February 21, 2021 via the online application tool. For more information see…=en



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