FuJo hiring Post-doctoral Researcher in Media/Information Literacy


FuJo is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work on an EU-funded project linked to the European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO). The researcher will undertake research on media/information literacy needs in relation to disinformation and develop media/information literacy resources in collaboration with project partners and stakeholders. The researcher will also liaise with European partners within EDMO to share insights and resources on media/information literacy.

Applicants must have a PhD in communications or a related field. In addition, it is desirable that the candidate has:

  • research experience in media/information literacy;
  • knowledge of the media/information literacy environment in Ireland and the EU;
  • experience of collaborating with multidisciplinary and non-academic stakeholders inEuropean projects;
  • excellent communication and organisational skills; and
  • experience of grant writing.

The contract will run for 21-months at level 1 on the IUA Postdoctoral Researcher Salary Scale (€39,132 – €43,910) and the closing date for applications is the 4th of March 2022.

Further details about the role and the application form can be found at DCU vacancies. For informal enquiries about the role please contact eileen.culloty@dcu.ie.