New York U: Diversity, Equity, and Belonging (USA)

“JobVice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Belonging, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY, USA. Deadline: 1 February 2022.

The Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Belonging (Associate/Full Professor, tenure or non-tenure track) will provide institutional leadership for and oversight of strategic initiatives to support and grow a culture committed to promoting equity, community partnerships, and a social justice agenda throughout NYU Steinhardt and beyond it. This position will serve as the primary point of contact on issues of equity and belonging within the School, working with appropriate stakeholders from students, faculty, administrators, and staff.  The ideal candidate will have a strong history of academic leadership and scholarly productivity in research or creative work related to equity, belonging, and social justice, with a demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with a variety of constituent groups, both inside and outside the University. This is a half-time administrative appointment for a Steinhardt faculty member who will conduct research, teach, and advise students in their home department. Application review will begin right away. For best consideration, please submit by February 1, 2022. Desired start date is September 1, 2022 or as soon thereafter as possible.  Additional information about the position may be obtained from Search Committee Chair, Dr. Shondel Nero at shondel.nero@nyu.edu.

U Manchester: Intercultural Communication (UK)

“JobLecturer in Intercultural Communication , The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline: 24 January 2022.

 

Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, which is tenable from 1 September 2022 and offered on an open-ended basis. The appointed person will teach on the MA program in Intercultural Communication. The candidate must have a PhD (awarded) in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Intercultural Communication at university level as well as in curriculum and program development. Your research may focus on any aspect of Intercultural Communication. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. A successful record of grant capture and of PhD supervision would be highly advantageous. Experience with virtual learning environments and in developing online teaching materials is essential. Expertise in translation studies and/or foreign language proficiency would be beneficial. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathize with students.

U libre de Bruxelles: Postdoc in Intercultural Encounters (Belgium)

PostdocsPostdoctoral Researcher on the project REsilience and SOlidarity in intercultural encounters between displaced migrants and host society members: An ego-centered NETwork approach”, Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. Deadline: 9 January 2022.

The Center for Social and Cultural Psychology of ULB is seeking to hire a 2-year Post-Doctoral Research Associate to conduct research within the RESONET project, starting on March 1st, 2022. The RESONET project is a collaborative research project funded by the European network WEAVE « Research Funding Without Borders » (FNS, FNRS, FWO). It is led by: Prof. Karen Phalet (KU Leuven) and Dr. Emanunele Politi (KU Leuven), Prof. Eva G.T. Green (Université de Lausanne), as well as Prof. Laurent Licata and Prof. Antoine Roblain (Université Libre de Bruxelles). The postdoc researcher is expected to contribute to the RESONET Project under the supervision of Laurent Licata and Antoine Roblain. She/he will have no teaching obligations. He/she will be expected to contribute to collective work on the project, and to present and publish individual or collective research outputs.

Gates Foundation: Global Policy & Advocacy (USA)

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Senior Program Assistant, Global Policy & Advocacy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, USA. Position open until filled (posted 13 December 2021).

The mission of the Global Policy & Advocacy (GPA) division at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is to understand and shape the public policy debates affecting the foundation’s work, build support for its major program and policy objectives, and develop partnerships and alliances that can advance the foundation’s objectives nationally and globally. The division works in close partnership with grantees, our colleagues in the Global Health, Global Development, Global Growth & Opportunity, U.S. and Gender Equality programs and Foundation Communications to build the environment in which all people have the opportunity to lead healthy and productive lives. The Program Advocacy and Communications (PAC) team works in partnership with program teams and other teams in Global Policy and Advocacy (GPA) to achieve their policy and finance goals by developing and coordinating the execution of advocacy and communications strategies, leveraging leadership and foundation voice to implement advocacy strategies, etc.

Kings College: Leadership, Peace & Development Education (UK)

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Lecturer in Leadership, Peace & Development Education, Kings College London, U.K. Deadline: 4 January 2022.

The African Leadership Centre (ALC), King’s College London, seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Leadership, Development, Peace and Security. The applicant will be an outstanding early career scholar with interdisciplinary expertise on the noted themes with empirical reflection on global South contexts. The post holder will contribute to research-led teaching, use of innovative approaches to enhance teaching, learning and student experience, supervision and marking to online and in-person student cohorts. The post holder will provide academic and pastoral support to postgraduate students at the ALC. The post holder will have opportunities to develop high-quality education-focused research. The Lecturer will themselves receive mentoring and support to further develop their skills and experience in education, academic administration and scholarship. The African Leadership Centre is a dynamic Unit based within the King’s School of Global affairs that delivers postgraduate teaching, doctoral training and  academic as well as policy-oriented research. The ALC focuses on the intellectual study of leadership within the fields of development, peacebuilding and security with attention to global South contexts..

U of Georgia: Interpersonal Communication, Race, and Ethnicity (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor Interpersonal Communication, Race, and Ethnicity, Department of Communication Studies, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA. Deadline: 15 November 2021.

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant professor position in Interpersonal Communication, Race, and Ethnicity. The starting date for this position is August 1, 2022. Qualified candidates will have evidence of excellence in teaching and a strong research program in race, ethnicity, and interpersonal communication. The position requires teaching and conducting research at the intersection of interpersonal communication, race, and ethnicity. In addition to developing and teaching classes in their specialty, this faculty member will teach core departmental courses including the undergraduate courses in Interpersonal Communication and Research Methods and the department’s graduate course in Interpersonal Communication Theory.

Georgetown U: Discourse Analysis (USA)

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Assistant Professor in Discourse Analysis, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University. Washington, DC, USA. Deadline: November 15, 2021.

The Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Discourse Analysis, beginning August 1, 2022. It seeks candidates who have a record of excellence in research and teaching. The responsibilities of the position include teaching a 2-2 load, with courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level; maintaining an active research trajectory; mentoring students; and contributing to service. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in Multimodal Interaction and such areas as Language and Politics, Institutional Discourse, Digital Discourse, Cross-Cultural Communication, and Discourse and Identity. Applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand by the time of the appointment.

Texas A&M U: Intergroup Dialogue and Deliberation (USA)

“JobTwo Faculty Positions (Assistant or Associate Professor), Department of Communication, A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA. Review to open: November 5, 2021.

The Department of Communication at Texas A&M University invites applications for two open-rank (Assistant and/or Associate Professor), tenured/tenure-track positions. These are full-time, 9-month academic appointments, starting fall 2022. The department is seeking applications from communication scholars who have the promise of national and/or international prominence and who complement the department’s existing areas of strength. Applications are welcome from communication scientists engaged in research in a wide range of subdisciplines, including media studies, health communication, organizational communication, journalism studies, and political communication, as well as other foundational areas. For both of the positions, the department seeks candidates who conduct research on topics related to social justice and/or social change, including but not limited to the following areas: social movements, civic engagement, health disparities, media literacy, media processes and effects, strategic communication, intergroup dialogue and deliberation, religious studies, communication technology, algorithms, ethics, race and ethnic studies, public policy, and law.

Utrecht U: Intercultural Communication (Netherlands)

“JobChair (Full Professor) of Intercultural Communication, Department of Languages, Literature and Communication, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Deadline: November 7, 2021.

Utrecht University is looking to fill the Professorship of Intercultural Communication (ICC). The Chair is positioned in the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication of the Faculty of Humanities. The department focuses on the study of Western European languages and cultures in a global context. The research domain of the Chair lies within the broad field of multilingualism, focusing on the linguistic interaction between speakers from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds in diverse and inclusive societies. The Chair plays a leading role in the department’s research in ICC, which intertwines the fields of linguistics (Utrecht Institute of Linguistics) and cultural and literary studies (Institute for Cultural Enquiry). The Chair is responsible for the one-year ICC Master’s program, which attracts around 50 students a year. The Chair maintains close relations with colleagues in all language sections (German, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Language & Communication) of the department.

York U: MITACS Post-Doctoral Fellowship (Canada)

PostdocsMITACS Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Regent Park Film Festival, Archive/Counter-Archive and The Regent Park Film Festival, Toronto, Canada. Deadline: 5 November 2021.

Archive/Counter-Archive and The Regent Park Film Festival are pleased to announce a competition for a 1-year MITACs Accelerate Post-Doctoral Fellowship position hosted by York University and The Regent Park Film Festival. In this opportunity the candidate will coordinate the Regent Park Film Festival’s Regent Park Made Visible Project as well as engage in visual research on the history of the Regent Park neighborhood and its communities. Regent Park has undergone a revitalization process, changing rapidly from a low-income to a mixed-income neighborhood accompanied by changes to community demographics and urban geographies. The successful candidate will coordinate a digital media arts project where artists will engage with visual source material (archival footage of Regent Park as well as narrative forms set in Regent Park) to respond and create original works (short films) for digital and in-person presentation at the 20th anniversary of the Regent Park Film Festival in 2022. The candidate’s own proposed project will engage in visual research both within and outside of institutional archives and will explore themes that are pertinent to Regent Park today: gentrification, immigration and belonging, community building, racial justice, housing and income security.

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