Post-doc researcher position in Media and Internet Studies (1 yr)

Milano -- Milan, Italy, 11. June 2021.

IULM University in Milan is currently advertising for a one-year Post-doc Researcher position in Media and Internet Studies.

The deadline is June 11, 2021.

Please find details below.

Open Call [English version in pdf]:

Location: Milan, Italy
Salary: € 20,000 gross per year
Contract Type: Temporary, one year [plus a possible second year]
Position Type: Full Time Commitment


The Call is open for a post-doc researcher position at IULM University, Milan, Italy. Research activites will be carried out in the framework of the Horizon 2020 Project "EUMEPLAT-European Media Platforms: Assessing Positive and Negative Externalities for European Culture" [2021-2024, Reference Number: 101004488].

Coordinator: IULM University, Milan, Italy.
Scientific Responsible: prof. Andrea Miconi.

The one-year contract [with a possible second year, according to Italian formula] will come with a full-time commitment. The researcher will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, prof. Andrea Miconi, and that of the colleguaes responsibile for related work-packages and tasks.

EUMEPLAT is a three-year project, offering a unique opportunity for international research expwrience, with the participation of: Hans-Bredow-Institut of Hamburg; National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; ISCTE-Lisbon; New Bulgarian University, Sofia; UNIMED-Union of Mediterranean Universities; University of Gent; Bilkent University of Ankara; Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Barcelona; Ca’ Foscari University of Venice;  IKED-International Organisation for Knowledge Economy and Enterprise Development, Malmö; Charles University in Prague.

Job Description

The title of the research activity/contract to be assigned is “European Media Platforms: Historical Trends and Discourse Analysis”.

Research tasks will include:

- First-hand research on fake news: survey on both professional and user-generated news contents on social media;
- Second-hand analysis on video platforms: video production, distribution and consumption across Europe;
- Aggregated analysis;
- Content analysis: representation of gender in social media platforms;
- Content analysis: representation of immigrants in social media platforms.

More broadly speaking, the resarcher will participate to the overall activities of the projects, including joint meetings and discussions, publishing, and dissemination.


English fluency

Expertise and knowledge in the field of Internet Studies


Phd title in a related scientific area

Experience in international research projects

Scientific publications in international, peer-rewieved journals

Specific knowledge of automated analysis [i.e., software for statistical analysis and contents analysis]