SUNY New Paltz: Communication & Culture (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Communication and Culture, Department of Communication, SUNY New Paltz, NY, USA. Deadline: Open until filled; posted September 10, 2021.

The Department of Communication at the State University of New York at New Paltz seeks an assistant professor of Communication and Culture beginning in Fall of 2022. We especially encourage applications from individuals who can bring diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives and experiences to the campus and who can advise and mentor all members of our diverse student body. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses such as: Communication Among Cultures; Storytelling and Culture; Nonverbal Communication; Communication, Culture, and Difference; Qualitative Research Methods; Interpersonal Communication Seminar.

A master’s program in Strategic Communication is being developed, and the successful candidate may also teach courses within that program. The normal teaching load is 9 credits per semester. Although teaching is the primary responsibility at SUNY New Paltz, scholarly work and ongoing service to the department and college are expected.

Rooted in Trust: Researcher (Colombia)


Researcher for Rooted in Trust, Colombia. Deadline: 14 October, 2021.


The Rooted in Trust project works to combat COVID-19 rumors and misinformation in Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iraq, Zimbabwe, Colombia, Brazil, Mali, DRC, Sudan and South Sudan. They work to create impact at the local level and inform approaches to rumor management at the global level. The project is supported by a Global Technical Advisory team made up of media, humanitarian, data science and information management experts. Phase 1 of the project collected more than 19 thousand rumors in 14 languages and supported more than 30 local trusted information providers. In this critical phase of the pandemic, the intent is to build on these efforts to listen and respond to information challenges faced by vulnerable groups in humanitarian contexts, encouraging open dialogue between citizens and scientists and stronger and more collaborative partnerships between information providers (such as local media) and humanitarian and health sources.

The Researcher will manage the implementation of research activities in Colombia. The Researcher will have a strong focus on how vulnerable and marginalized groups communicate to access information about COVID-19 related issues and how their use of online media intersects with their use of traditional media and other sources. Research activities include desk research, social media monitoring, Key Informant Interviews, Focus Group Discussions, capacity assessment interviews and field observations. The research will help to inform public health and humanitarian response agencies to better communicate key messages to the at-risk population.

Villanova U: Interpersonal/Intercultural Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Interpersonal/Intercultural Communication, Communication Department, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA. Deadline: October 22, 2021.

The Department of Communication at Villanova University seeks applicants for a tenure track position in Interpersonal/Intercultural Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2022. They are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarship examines and innovates in any of the following areas, especially within underserved or underrepresented groups: intercultural communication and social media/technology, intercultural/intergroup dialogue, interpersonal/intercultural communication competence, negotiation, conflict management, leadership, health, language, deception, affect, among others. The new hire will teach undergraduate and graduate courses on a 3-2 teaching load and pursue an active program of research. Service responsibilities will include student advising and mentoring, as well as curriculum development and assessment.

Ohio State U: Health Disparities and/or Implicit Bias (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Health Disparities and/or Implicit Bias, School of Communication, Ohio State University, OH, USA. Application reviews to begin on: 15 October 2021.

The School of Communication at The Ohio State University invites applicants for a 9-month full time tenure-track assistant professor position to teach in the area of health disparities and/or implicit bias beginning in August 2022. The successful applicant will conduct research and teach courses in areas that complement the school’s leadership in the social scientific study of communication. The School is working to build diversity, equity, and inclusion into all facets of our work, and the colleague we hire will help us advance these efforts in our research, teaching, and engagement. Our goal is to promote diversity in our professorial ranks, foster an inclusive university community, and establish a community across the College of Arts and Sciences that will provide support for a diverse group of faculty and students. Candidate must be trained in communication or a closely aligned field and show promise of developing a national and international reputation doing theory-based and empirical research. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. or be on schedule to earn a Ph.D. prior to August 2022.

Illinois College: Intercultural/Organizational Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Intercultural and Organizational Communication, Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL, USA. Deadline: Review will begin October 15, 2021, and continue until filled.

The Department of Communication Arts at Illinois College invites applications for an assistant professor, tenure-track position in intercultural communication with particular focus on intercultural communication within organizations to begin Fall 2022. Strong preference will be given to candidates with expertise and/or interest in studying issues of race, ethnicity, and culture within organizations in the U.S. context. Preference will also be given to candidates who have additional expertise/interest in the areas of strategic communication, social media, health communication, and/or another specialized area of expertise.

This position is part of a “cluster hire” with 3 tenure-track positions focused around the study of race, ethnicity, and justice in the United States, and include positions in African-American history, intercultural and organizational communication, and criminology and justice studies. The positions will be housed in three interdisciplinary departments: HPPR (History, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religion), Communication Arts, and Sociology (which includes Criminal Justice). The successful candidates will contribute to the continued development of a new African-American Studies minor, created in response to strong student interest. As part of a cohort, these positions will have additional mentoring and professional development support.

U Liverpool: Communication & Media (UK)


Lecturer in Communication & Media, Department of Communication & Media, University of Liverpool, UK. Deadline: 18 October, 2021.

University of Liverpool is  seeking to appoint a Lecturer to join an ambitious and thriving Department which has undergone considerable expansion and development in recent years. Candidates with a background in multimodal discourse analysis and the potential to contribute to the Discourse, Data and Society research group are strongly encourage to apply. In addition, they are looking for candidates with a strong research profile and the ability to contribute 4* publications for the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

You will undertake research and teaching in the Department of Communication and Media, with a preferred teaching focus on multimodal approaches to media texts. The post will support teaching in visual communication, journalism and strategic communication, and involvement in individual and team teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Preference will be given to applicants with whose research contributes to the Discourse, Data and Society research group which brings together ground-breaking work in multimodal studies, artificial intelligence and data analytics with expertise in critical discourse studies, language and strategic communication.

U of Illinois: Race & Media Studies (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Race and Media Studies, Department of Media and Cinema Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA. Deadline: 8 October, 2021.

The Department of Media and Cinema Studies in the College of Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Race and Media Studies. The expected start date is August 2022. The Department seeks candidates who possess the potential for high-quality research, publication, and teaching in the field of race and media studies in US, transnational, or global perspective. Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. (or advanced ABD status) in media studies, communications, ethnic studies, or a related field. The Department of Media and Cinema Studies is committed to creating a more intellectually diverse, inclusive, and equitable institution, and encourages Black, Latina/o/x, and Native American and other historically underrepresented candidates to apply. Of particular interest are candidates who draw on interdisciplinary bodies of theory, are open to mixed-methods approaches and collaborations, and demonstrate a capacity for conducting original and creative research in areas including, but not limited to: Representation and underrepresentation in popular media including film, television, social media, video games/interactive media, mediated communication within and/or about social movements and racial justice activism, etc.

Boston College: Race & Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Race and Communication, Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences, Boston College, MA, USA. Deadline: 1 October, 2021.

The Department of Communication and the African and African Diaspora Studies Program at Boston College invite applications for a joint tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of race and communication. The successful candidate should demonstrate teaching and research experience in the areas of communication and media studies, as well as critical race studies. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach courses including Black Popular Culture, Theories of Culture and Identity, and additional classes in the candidate’s area of specialty. Applicants with research interests in diasporic or global media are particularly encouraged to apply. The Communication Department and the African and African Diaspora Studies Program at Boston College are committed to excellence in research, scholarship, and teaching. The teaching load for the position is 3/2, or 5 courses, to be divided between the Department of Communication and the African and African Diaspora Studies Program.

U Warwick: Intercultural Communication (UK)

“JobAssistant Professor in Intercultural Communication, Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK. Deadline: 27 September, 2021.

University of Warwick is looking for an experienced and creative Assistant Professor who will contribute to the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, especially MSc Intercultural Communication, BA Language, Culture & Communication, and PhD, and actively engage in the Department’s research areas.

You will be an ambitious academic, with expertise in the intercultural field. Applications from candidates specialising in quantitative research methodology and two or more of the following areas are particularly welcome: cross-cultural psychology, intercultural competence assessment, global public relations, internal communications in multicultural contexts, international development. You will have a PhD in a relevant field. You will have an excellent record of recent, high quality publications in top-rated journals and successful experience of teaching at undergraduate/postgraduate levels.

U Glasgow: Languages & Intercultural Studies (UK)

“JobLecturer in Languages and Intercultural Studies , College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. Deadline: 23 September, 2021.

The School of Education invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Languages and Intercultural Studies (Research & Teaching Track) at the University of Glasgow. You will develop, lead and sustain research and scholarship of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts (UNESCO RILA). You will also contribute to learning and teaching and undertake administration and service activities in line with the School/College’s strategic objectives. The School is situated within the College of Social Sciences (CoSS) and it welcomes applications from candidates keen to contribute to interdisciplinary research, scholarship and knowledge exchange across CoSS and University. Applications are invited from candidates who hold a Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 12 (PhD) or equivalent in related discipline with a growing reputation for scholarship within the subject area. This post is full time and fixed term for 3 years.