European U Viadrina: Language Practices in Media Cultures (Germany)

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Professor of Language Practices in Media Cultures, Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Frankfurt. Germany. Deadline: 12 February 2023

The Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) invites applications for the position of a Professorship (W3) for Language Practices in Media Cultures. The post holder should represent the study of language practices with an orientation towards cultural sciences / cultural studies. The linguistic profile includes the analysis of structural and pragmatic aspects of language in contemporary media cultures. The focus is interdisciplinary in teaching and research.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
– Outstanding skills in the analysis of language and speech as cultural practice, demonstrated by publications
– Experience in qualitative as well as quantitative analysis of speech or discourse corpora
– Competence in and ability to analyse more than one contemporary language, preferably in at least one Romance language
– Participation in interdisciplinary research in the focus area ‘Media Cultures’ at the Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences and at the European New School of Digital Studies
– Participation in academic teaching within the study programmes of the Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences

UNESCO: Chief of Unit – Communication & Information (France)

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Chief of Unit: Communication and Information, UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 13 February 2023.

Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, the direct supervision of the Director of the Division for Freedom of Expression, Media Development and Media and Information Literacy, the incumbent is the Head of the Unit for Media and Information Literacy and Digital Competencies. The unit is responsible for capacity building and policy development in the field of media and information literacy and coordinates activities aimed at promoting the development of digital and coding skills, as well as fostering digital competencies.

The incumbent manages, advises and reports on regular and extra-budgetary programme design implementation, guidelines, resources and progress. S/he advocates organization involvement and participation in mainstream unit activities, manages unit staff and may lead other colleagues, including in Field Offices, on particular thematic areas, evaluating progress and performance. S/he substantively contributes to the implementation of the Intersectoral Programme on Media and Information Literacy (MIL), in close cooperation with the Education Sector.

SUNY Geneseo: Communication & Intergroup Dialogue (USA)

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Assistant Professor of Communication, State University of New York at Geneseo, NY, USA. Deadline: Priority given to applications received by 15 February 2023.

The Department of Communication seeks to expand the Intergroup Dialogue (IGD) Program, motivated by the belief that communication is integral to connection and change across diverse contexts. To that end, the Department welcomes applicants who are innovative and interdisciplinary to:

  • partner with students to co-facilitate courses in intergroup dialogue.
  • teach courses in area(s) of specialization.
  • maintain an active research and publication program.
  • oversee the IGD and Social Change micro-credential.
  • coordinate individuals from across the campus who are interested in supporting the Intergroup Dialogue Program.
  • oversee the student-coordinated DICE (Diversity and Inclusion Community Educator) program.
  • lead the collaborative development of a communication-centered interdisciplinary program aimed at supporting human connection and positive change.

A successful candidate will have experience in two or more areas related to intergroup relations, such as: intergroup communication, peace studies, nonviolent communication, conflict management, dialogic communication, or intercultural communication. Applicants will also contribute to the shared and rotating introductory and capstone Communication courses.

King’s College London: Racism & Health (UK)

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Senior Lecturer/Reader in Racism & Health, Global Health and Social Medicine, King’s College London, London, UK. Deadline: 28 February 2023.

King’s Global Health & Social Medicine is a unique interdisciplinary department at King’s College London founded in 2012. Its mission is to address the changing landscape of health and medicine from social science perspectives. The Department invites applications for a Senior Lecturer/Reader in Racism and Health with a particular expertise in Qualitative Research. They particularly seek applicants who engage in empirical research relevant to understanding lived experience of the impact of racism on health, either in the UK or in another geographic context.

You should hold a PhD in any relevant social science (e.g., sociology, anthropology) or interdisciplinary field (e.g. science and technology studies; women’s, gender, sexuality studies). Areas of expertise include but are not limited to: Black British experiences in the UK health system; experiences of racism and health in another geographic context in Europe, Latin America, Australia, Africa, or elsewhere; patient and/or community health activism in a domain such as environmental justice, reproductive justice, disability rights, LGBTQ rights; Indigenous health; chronic disease; mental health; ageing and the life course.

Anna Lindh Foundation: Head of Administration, Contracts, Grants (Egypt)

“JobHead of Administration, Contracts, and Grants, Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation, Alexandria, Egypt. Deadline: February 2023.

The Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures (ALF) is looking for an experienced professional ready to make a change in the region to join its multicultural team. The Head of Administration, Contracts and Grants, working from the ALF Secretariat in Alexandria, will have the overall responsibility to lead the Administration Unit team and the Service Team; ensure efficient internal administrative procedures and workflows; supervise the procurement, the calls and the grant processes; and run the HR and the venues of the Foundation, in consistency of the rules laid out in the ALFs Manuals and the EU rules and procedures.

Applicants must be nationals of one of the 42 (UfM) countries:
(Albania, Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Syria, The Netherlands, Tunisia and Türkiye).

Queen Mary U: Chinese Studies and Digital Cultures (UK)

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Lecturer in Chinese Studies and Digital Cultures , School of Languages, Linguistics & Film, Queen Mary University, London, UK. Deadline: 17 February 2023.

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, within the School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, is looking to appoint a suitably qualified Lecturer specialising in Chinese Studies and Digital Cultures. Applicants with specialisms in literature, film, visual arts, or culture and the ability to contribute towards our Liberal Arts and/or Global Development programmes would be especially welcome.

Duties will include research and publication, convening and teaching undergraduate modules, contributing to MA provision as appropriate, (co)-supervising PhD students, and undertaking administrative roles as required within the Department. You will be able to develop new modules, and adapt existing ones, in line with their specific research strengths. The ability to teach Chinese language to undergraduate students is essential. Knowledge of main critical theories within digital media and/or knowledge of digital methods with a particular focus on the humanities is also essential. Evidence of high-quality research and publications in renowned journals is also expected.

Applications are invited from specialists with a research background in one or more of the following areas: modern and contemporary Chinese literature, film, and culture; interdisciplinary (text, film, art, stage) or trans-historical work. You will be expected to teach on the following modules during your first year of appointment:

  • Introductory Chinese
  • Deconstructing ‘China’ in the Western Imagination
  • Digital Cultures
  • Contribute to Culture and Revolution: Russia and China

 

Queen Mary U: Partnerships Manager – Latin America Initiatives (UK)

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Partnerships Manager – Latin America Initiatives, Queen Mary University, London, UK. Deadline: 30 January 2023.

Queen Mary University of London is seeking a committed and professional individual with a strong track record delivering complex projects and programmes, to support the development of Queen Mary’s activities in Latin America. This exciting new opportunity will allow the postholder to play a critical role in a key area of expansion for Queen Mary. The Partnership Manager will be responsible for building activity through initiating and managing the full range of collaborative activities including – in the first instance – organising international committees, coordinating high-level visits, and ensuring that appropriate resources and processes are in place to facilitate the smooth-running of existing and new relationships in Latin America.

A collaborative and collegiate approach is essential to the success of the role, with the postholder expected to be comfortable working with a diverse array of internal and external stakeholders, managing a busy workload, and complex network of stakeholders. Experience managing international partnerships within a Higher Education setting is an advantage but not a pre-requisite for success in the role.

Carleton College: Director of Language Center (USA)

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Director of the Language Center, Office of the Provost, Carleton College, Northfield, NM, USA. Deadline: Review begins 1 February 2023.

The Language Center is a community of learners and teachers in a technology-rich space for languages at the College. The Director is charged with fostering and enriching this learning community of students and faculty, and providing administrative oversight and management of the Language Center to ensure its vibrant and effective functioning with exceptional service to those who use it. The Director develops and extends the College’s capabilities for teaching and learning with digital media and educational technologies to enhance language learning and teaching and encourages innovative use of learning and teaching technologies.

This is a .75 FTE fully benefit eligible exempt position; working 33 hours per week over 11 months (annually August through June). Position Grade: 13.

SUSS: Global Programs (Singapore)

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2 positions in Office of Global Programmes, College of Interdisciplinary & Experiential Learning, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore. Deadline: 26 January 2023.

  1. Executive of the Office of Global Programmes
  2. Specialist, Office of Global Programmes

The Office of Global Programmes aims to nurture and equip students with competencies to thrive in a globalised world. Besides effective cross-cultural communication skills, they also prioritise imbuing students with empathy, problem-solving skills, innovation and a balanced understanding of pressing global concerns such as sustainable development. They do this through a range of Global Learning programmes for SUSS students and youths in the region.

U College London: Research Fellow, Collective Violence, Holocaust & Genocide Studies (UK)

“JobPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Collective Violence, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, University College London, London, UK. Deadline: 30 January 2023.

The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will develop and conduct research within the context of a collaborative research project on ‘Good Citizens, Terrible Times: Community, Courage and Compliance in and beyond the Holocaust’, funded by the AHRC and the DFG. The post is funded for 27 months. The Research Fellow will develop and carry out a discrete research project that will form part of and make a significant contribution to a wider, collaborative research project on conceptions and practices of citizenship and community in different areas of Europe during the Holocaust, as these variously affected compliance with state or occupation policies, or inspired sympathy with those who were persecuted.

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