he Department of Journalism and Media Studies at Oslo Metropolitan University welcomes call for applications to become a OsloMet Digital Journalism Research Fellow. We will naturally adapt scheduling to the Covid-19 situation.

OsloMet is conveniently located in the Oslo city center. In the spring we

welcome fellows anytime between mid-January and mid-June through­out the year, except for the dates of the annual ICA conference. In the fall we welcome fellows from mid-August to mid-December.

The length of the research stay is negotiable. We welcome applications from both emerging and senior and scholars from anywhere around the

world. Scholars from any discipline is welcome to apply, as long as you have an ongoing research agenda focusing on digital journalism. We especially welcome applicants that are interested in collaborating with one or several of the members of the Digital Journalism research group. Our research group encompasses both junior and senior researchers, with expertise in digital journalism studies, as well as several related areas.

As OsloMet Digital Journalism Research Fellow we look forward to:

Hearing your research talk, and providing you with our best con­structive feedback.

Organizing a focus seminar to dis­cuss ongoing work in the Digital Journalism Research Group with you.

Possibly, beginning co-authored collaborations with you.

As OsloMet Digital Journalism Research Fellow we offer you:

Four nights’ accommodation, within a few minutes’ walking distance to the university,

One complementary seminar lunch with the research group,

One complementary dinner with members of the research group,

Office space with high-speed broad­band,

Access to our library and printing facilities

Access to our well-resourced staff gym on campus.

Our invitation is contingent upon your receiving financial support from your own sources to cover your transporta­tion and all other expenses.

Your application should be developed as an ambition statement for your

visit, and include the following:

1.       A title and abstract (approximately 500 words) outlining your research presentation,

2.       A brief presentation of your ambi­tions for becoming OsloMet Digital Journalism Research Fellow: who do you want to collaborate with, and in what way(s)? (500-1000 words).

3.       If you propose for us to co-author, please provide a preliminary title and abstract of the paper, and with whom you wish to co-author.

4.       Your CV, including your list of publi­cations

5.       An abb bio (200-300 words) and a high resoluation profile photo

6.       Suggestions of one or several weeks that would fit your schedule to come to Oslo

7.       1-5 related publications of yours in APA style (preferarbly with a link)

Please send your application as a single PDF file to Tine Ustad Figenschou ( and Oscar Westlund ( We review incoming proposals multiple times a year.

Yours Sincerely,

Tine Ustad Figenschou and Oscar Westlund, on behalf of the OsloMet Digital Journalism Research Group

Oscar Westlund


Tine Figenschou