U Albany Job Ad: Organizational/Interpersonal/Intercultural

Job adsThe Department of Communication at the University at Albany is seeking to fill a tenure track position with a scholar whose research focuses on either organizational communication, or interpersonal and/or intercultural communication (in relational, health, or organizational contexts).

The Department welcomes applications from scholars of all methodological orientations. Senior scholars must possess an established record of productive, externally funded research and a record of excellence in teaching; junior scholars should demonstrate the potential for productive research and some evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must be willing to contribute to the Department’s initiatives in online teaching and learning. Applicants should share a commitment to the University’s strategic values for engaged learning and societal responsibility, and to its goal for increasing levels of external funding.

Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population. Additionally, the applicant must currently possess a doctoral degree or expect to receive a doctoral degree by August 1, 2018, from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.

The appointment will begin in Fall 2018. Review of applications will begin October 7, 2017.

Hebrew U Job Ad: Communication & Journalism (Israel)

Job adsHEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM
Department of Communication and Journalism
Tenure Track Position

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position starting July, 2018.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire, and demonstrate an active research program, indicating the potential for outstanding scholarship. Ability to teach in Hebrew is required.

Deadline for applications: September 26, 2017.

Lebanese American University: 6 Job Ads

Job adsLEBANESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 
The Department of Communication Arts at the Lebanese American University is currently advertising 6 faculty positions:

Lancaster U Job Ad: TESOL (UK)

Job adsLecturer in TESOLLinguistics & English Language, Lancaster University. Closing Date:  15 September 2017

You will have a PhD and relevant research and teaching experience in second language teaching, second language learning and/or classroom-based research. You will join a large group of internationally renowned linguists that includes specialists in second language teaching, learning and assessment, as well as in many other areas, including: English Language study, Corpus Linguistics, Discourse Studies, Forensic Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Sociophonetics, Cognitive Linguistics and Psycholinguistics.

You will pursue research and publications at a level appropriate for a strong submission to the next Research Excellence Framework and will be expected to supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will contribute to the department’s modules and programmes in TESOL and related areas, particularly at postgraduate level.

This is a full time indefinite post beginning 1 January 2018.

U Pennsylvania 2 Job Ads: Communication & Culture

Job adsTenure and Tenure Track Professor of Communication in the Area of Communication and Culture at University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication is seeking to fill one tenured (Associate Professor or Full Professor) and one tenure track (Assistant Professor) faculty position in the area of “communication and culture.” Preference will be given to scholars whose research and teaching include innovative approaches to the study of gender, sexuality, race, and/or ethnicity, as well as those whose work includes a global, transnational, or comparative dimension. Specific areas of focus may include but are not limited to algorithmic culture and platform studies; mobility and migration; technology and identity; and digital culture production. We are searching for candidates who address these or other issues using qualitative methods.

To receive full consideration, applications should be received by Monday, September 4, 2017.

Loughborough U Job Ads: Communication and Interaction (UK)

Job adsThe Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University has 2 jobs to announce. The job title (for both) is Lecturer in Communication and Interaction. Deadline: 3 September 2017.

Applications are invited from outstanding candidates with research interests that lie in social psychology, or a cognate social science discipline, that bear on communication and social interaction. The candidate should have teaching experience and be able to contribute to the delivery and development of BSc Social Psychology as well as the development of new MA degree pathways in communication and social interaction.

Candidates are expected to have a completed PhD in a social science discipline, an active research profile, the clear potential to contribute to the Department’s research culture, a strong commitment to high quality teaching in an HE environment, and to support the University Strategy, Building Excellence. The lectureship will commence as soon as possible following interview.

[NB: “Lecturer” in the UK system is equivalent to the North American “Assistant Professor” position]

U Edinburgh Job Ad: International Relations/Middle East

Job adsCareer Development Fellow in International Relations/Politics of the Middle EastUniversity of Edinburgh – Politics and International Relations. Closes: August 11, 2017

The University of Edinburgh seeks to appoint a Career Development Fellow in Politics/International Relations of the Middle East, in the School of Social and Political Science. Applicants should have recently obtained, or be close to obtaining, a PhD in a relevant area, and should provide evidence of ability to deliver excellent university-level teaching and research.

This full-time (35 hours per week), fixed-term post is available for three years from 1 September 2017.

 

U Stirling Job Ad: Media & Communications (UK)

Job adsLectureship in Media and CommunicationsUniversity of Stirling. Closes: August 6, 2017.

We seek to appoint a Lecturer (Grade7/8) in the field of Media and Communications. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the MSc in Media Management in areas such as media economics, the creative industries, media policy, strategic media management or similar areas. The successful candidate will also be expected to pursue research within the broad field of communications, media and culture, supervise doctoral students and undertake administrative duties as appropriate. The post is based on the Stirling campus, but the postholder will be required to deliver short intensive programmes as part of our Media Management programme in Vietnam.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a range of new courses, in line with their own interests and specialisms and in collaboration with other colleagues within the Division and School and in conjunction with international partners.

While we would welcome applicants from across the field of media and communications, we would be particularly interested in developing capacity in the following areas: Media Management, Creative Industries, Media Policy and Regulation, Advertising and Marketing Communications, Media Economics, Audience Research and Management, Production Culture and Cultural Policy. We seek to appoint to the open-ended position of Lecturer from 1 December 2017 (or by date mutually agreed).

Coventry U Job Ad: Participatory Practice (UK)

Job adsResearch Associate in Participatory PracticeCoventry UniversityCentre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience. Closes: July 30, 2017

The Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR) seeks a committed participatory researcher-practitioner to work as a part of People’s Knowledge, a newly established working group at CAWR.

The position requires experience of:

  • Convening participatory processes.
  • Community-engaged and participatory research.
  • Fundraising for projects.
  • Being part of national and/or international networks of participatory practitioners.

The successful candidate will bring:

  • Experience to enhance participatory practice and build the reputation of the Centre.
  • Creative skills in participatory practice, such as participatory photography, video and theatre.
  • Capacity to use and develop ideas and concepts, including those drawn from movements for social justice.

This post offers an opportunity to join a dynamic, transdisciplinary team engaged in participatory and action-orientated approaches to research. Our work aims to build trust with people whose knowledge is often excluded from research and dialogue with professional researchers. The successful candidate will be part of a team developing and implementing participatory processes that aim to work towards social justice. This will be in the context of issues such as climate change, growing inequality, conflict and mass migration.

Cyprus U Technology Job Ad: New Media & Power (Cyprus)

Job adsAssistant Professor or Lecturer: New Media and PowerCyprus University of Technology – Department of Communication and Internet Studies. Deadline: July 27, 2017

Candidates are expected to have a strong critical theoretical background in the study of new media and a good record of empirical research on how power structures and social conflicts shape and are shaped by the new media, at any level of analysis, from macro (global, societal, institutional) to micro (social-psychological and political, in the broad sense, aspects of new media use). Successful candidates are expected to contribute to the Department’s commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

Applicants for all academic positions should have a doctorate degree from a recognized University and good knowledge of the Greek language. The languages of instruction at the University are Greek and/or Turkish. Citizenship of the Republic of Cyprus is not a requirement.