Digital media, youth, sexuality and gender

Opportunity without funding
Closing date No closing date

Subject(s)Arts, Education, Nursing, Health Science, Psychology, Social Sciences.

DegreeDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

SupervisorProfessor Katrina Roen

About this opportunity

This is not a specific project - it is a description of a topic area. Applications are welcomed investigating any intersection of the following topics: digital media; affect/emotion; youth subjectivities; cultural identities; sexualities and genders; (sexed) embodiment.

Unfunded vacancy

If you are selected for this vacancy and you are successful in being admitted to the Doctoral programme at the University of Waikato, you will need to cover all costs yourself or via a scholarship that is independent of this vacancy.



The general Higher Degrees admission criteria apply.

This vacancy has additional eligibility criteria:

  • Applications are encouraged from candidates who: demonstrate experience of carrying out qualitative or mixed methods research
  • have successfully completed postgraduate research methods training
  • write proficiently in academic English

The application process


Review of applications begins 1st June, 2023 and will continue as long as there is supervision capacity.

How to apply

If you are interested in this vacancy, please email the supervisor. Please include evidence that you meet the eligibility criteria for this vacancy.


The supervisor will let you know whether they have shortlisted you for this vacancy and will advise you of next steps.



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