Durham U Job Ads: Education (UK)

Job adsAssistant/Associate Professor in Education, School of Education, Durham University, UK. Deadline: 2 January 2019.

Professor in Education, School of Education, Durham University, UK. Deadline: 2 January 2019.

For both positions, applicants must demonstrate research excellence related to one or more of Durham’s thematic research clusters: Assessment, Monitoring and Educational Effectiveness; Evidence for Education policy and Practice, Higher and Further Education; Educational Psychology; Intercultural Communication and Education; Pedagogy and Curriculum.

IIASA Science Communication Fellowship (Austria)

FellowshipsThe International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is currently accepting applications for its summer 2019 Science Communication Fellowship. Deadline: 11 January 2019.

The fellowship starts on 27 May and ends on 30 August. The fellowship covers the cost of travel to and from Vienna and the awardee’s home country at the beginning and end of the fellowship, as well as a modest stipend to offset living expenses during the period of the fellowship.

The science communication fellow will gain experience in communicating complex systems science for a general audience through a variety of platforms including blogs, website content, video, and articles for our magazine, Options. The successful candidate will work in the IIASA Communications Department, assisting with a variety of tasks including editorial work, web publishing, media relations, event coverage, multimedia, social media, and other communication activities. The fellow will also work closely with participants in the IIASA Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP), producing several pieces of work covering research from the program.

China Studies Institute Faculty Fellowship (China)

FellowshipsChina Studies Institute Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowship, June 8-28, 2019, Shanghai, Xi’an, Beijing, China. Deadline: December 21, 2018.

The China Studies Institute (CSI) Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowship Program allows faculty to learn from scholars, business leaders, and education administrators about Chinese civilization, history, language, business and education.

CSI offers college and university faculty members with limited or without prior experience in Chinese studies to learn about China, both past and present. The institute encourages participants to develop strategies for incorporating Chinese studies into courses on their campuses. The Institute involves three weeks of intensive seminars, lectures, readings, and cultural activities related to Chinese history, culture, literature, government, business, language and education. Institute faculty will include scholars, administrators, representatives from the local Chinese community, and government officials.

CFP Journal of Transdisciplinary Peace Praxis

Publication OpportunitiesCall for Submissions: Journal of Transdisciplinary Peace Praxis invites submissions. Deadline: December 15, 2018.

Journal of Transdisciplinary Peace Praxis (JTPP) is a new peer-reviewed, biannual, scholarly journal, both in print and on-line versions, bringing together peace practitioners with academics to explore radical responses to social conflict, war and injustice. The first issue will be published in January 2019. Submissions are invited for the second issue, on the human cost of social conflict.

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships (UK)

PostdocsThe Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen Mary University of London welcomes applications from outstanding postdoctoral scholars to the 2019 round of the Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship Scheme. Deadline: 28 November 2018.

Research across the Faculty is focused on the frontiers of disciplinary and inter-disciplinary approaches and debates, and the Faculty contributed strongly to Queen Mary University of London’s overall achievement of a top ten position for research quality in REF 2014 amongst multi-submission and multi-faculty universities in the UK.

Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships provide career development opportunities for those who are at a relatively early stage of their academic careers, and who have a proven record of research excellence. The expectation is that Fellows should undertake a significant piece of publishable work during their tenure and would contribute to the intellectual life and teaching programmes of the host School and the Faculty.

Feeling Italian Photography Competition

AwardsSIETAR Italia’s “Feeling Italian” photography contest invites you to tell, through the photographic language, what it means to “feel Italian” today, in an Italy defined by deep changes, not only in demographic terms, but also in terms of behaviors, customs and values. Through the photo contest, SIETAR Italia project want to explore who the Italians are today.

  • What are the behaviors and symbols that evoke “Italianness”?
  • What are the places, the ways and the meeting situations?
  • What are the activities and rituals – individual or collective – that allow us to perceive Italians, or to be perceived as Italians?

The “Feeling Italian” photographic competition wants to investigate the elements of continuity with the past, or with the traditional concepts related to Italianness and to feeling Italian; but also, and above all, the transformations taking place in an Italy that is evolving within a global context.

Feeling Italian

Chinese U of Hong Kong Job Ads: Media & Sociolinguistics (Hong Kong)

Job adsTwo positions: Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG, Hong Kong. Deadline: Applications accepted until post is filled.

Position 1: Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication. Applicants with expertise in the areas of media industries and convergence and/or digital journalism are preferred.

Position 2: Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication. Applicants with expertise in global digital media, comparative communication research, and/or transnational communication are preferred.

CUHK is also hiring a Research Assistant Professor (Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition)Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages. Deadline: November 26, 2018.

The Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages is a young and vibrant Department established in 2004, devoted to the study of language and mind, with strengths in theoretical linguistics, language acquisition, bilingualism, sign linguistics and language disorders. We are seeking a linguist who has expertise in bilingualism and second language acquisition. The appointment will be at the rank of Research Assistant Professor. The Department is particularly interested in applicants whose research has a strong grounding in linguistic theory and who employ conventional and/or contemporary research methods to address core issues in linguistics. Applicants whose research crosses multiple areas of linguistics and cognate areas are especially welcomed.

Franklin U Job Ad: International Management (Switzerland)

Job adsAssistant or Associate Professor of International Management, Franklin University Switzerland, Lugano, Switzerland. Deadline: 21 November 2018.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Management at the time of hire with a concentration in Finance. The candidate will be able to teach undergraduate and occasional graduate courses ranging from introductory courses to financial and strategic management. The normal course load is six courses per year (36-38 ECTS annually). Consistent with the mission of the University, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both teaching and scholarship, have an active research agenda, and contribute to the Academic Travel program, a fundamental part of Franklin’s international, interdisciplinary, intercultural curriculum. Ideally, candidates will be conversant in one of the official languages of Switzerland, have an international outlook, and demonstrate an interest in collaborating across disciplines. Practical experience in industry or corporate governance is preferred.

NOTE: There is a second position available, for International Relations and Political Science.

Southern U Science & Technology Job Ad: New Media/Visual Culture (China)

Job adsFull/Associate/Assistant Professor of New Media and Visual Culture,  Institute for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China. Deadline: 30 November 2018.

The successful candidates will teach general education courses covering the following areas: media and society; science, technology and arts; digital media studies; media history, criticism, and philosophy; cultural industry; etc. Applicants should have a PhD degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Senior candidates are expected to have a high international standing in the fields, with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications. The university teaching languages are English and Chinese. Satisfactory knowledge of Chinese is preferable but not required.

U Maryland Baltimore Co Job Ad: Global/Transnational Media (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor, Global / Transnational Media and Communication Studies, University of Maryland Baltimore County in Maryland. Deadline: December 1, 2018.

“We seek an interdisciplinary scholar with demonstrated excellence in teaching core media and communication studies courses at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate should have an active research agenda in global/transnational contexts and specialize in areas that augment our existing faculty expertise. We especially invite candidates who have a strong commitment to and experience in supporting a diverse student body. The teaching load is 2/3. Other responsibilities include student advising and service to the Department, College, and University community.”