He holds the Chair of Communication and Media in the Department of Media & Communication. He is a member of the Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Communication, and Culture (ERMeCC). He teaches in IBCoM, the International Bachelor's programme in Communication and Media as well as in the international MA Media, Culture and Society.
Under his leadership, the Community for Learning & Innovation developed a rapid response to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, while maintaining CLI's focus on initiating and supporting innovative academic teaching.
His research takes the ubiquity of the Internet as a starting point and aims to understand and explain the changing relations between media consumers and media producers in contemporary participatory culture. This work builds upon his earlier research on interactive entertainment media, in particular video- and computer games. For details about his research and a list of publications see his blog.
In 2016, Mijke Slot and Jeroen Jansz published their MOOC Serious Gaming on the Coursera platform that reached a massive number of participants. The MOOC was updated in 2021.