Job: Doctoral position in Communication Sciences – Sound Studies (Minho, Portugal)

Project: AUDIRE – Audio Repository: saving sonic based memories (
Place of work: Communication and Society Research Centre – University of Minho (Portugal)

AUDIRE is a research project funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. It aims to create social awareness on the relevance of sound as a form of expression and to explore the innovative and creative potential of sound narratives. The working plan is organised into five main objectives:

  1. to develop a theory of sound as an essential support for human expression and as a source of knowledge
  2. to understand how people recognise and value the acoustic environments
  3. to construct a repository of open access sound contents
  4. to create a virtual sound museum which can contribute to stimulate the creativity of emerging artists and at the same time preserve a kind of sound heritage
  5. to promote sound literacy based on a proposal of pedagogical activities.

The research team is now recruiting a new researcher.
International selection tender is open until 28th January 2019.


Candidates should fit the following main requirements:

  1. to hold PhD in Communication Sciences
  2. to be proficient in Portuguese and English
  3. to present a portfolio of relevant works of technique and/or artistic production in the sound effect area.

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