Senior Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, Department of Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Deadline: 17 May 2022.
Subject area description: The topic of communication focuses on understanding various forms of communication in different contexts. Communication is an interdisciplinary area at the intersection of social sciences, humanities and technology. Intercultural communication explores the influence of culture on communication in different areas of application, ranging from business to cooperation and conflict.
Job assignments: This position of senior lecturer includes teaching and skills development, with the aim that the teaching will be research connected. In this position you are expected to:
- Teach courses in the international Master’s in Communication programme (which is taught entirely in English).
- Ensure that your teaching efforts are based on research-related competence.
- Prepare and deliver entire courses or parts of courses and be able to take on course responsibilities.
- Grade examination assignments.
- Supervise master’s theses widely across the field of communication.
- Other administrative tasks related to the position might be relevant.
Several positions are available in Applied Linguistics & English Studies, City University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: 21 May 2022.
1. Assistant Professor, Applied Linguistics & English Studies
2. Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics & English Studies
3. Professor, Applied Linguistics and English Studies
In each case, they are looking for at least two areas of the following aspects of Applied Linguistics and English Studies: Applied Linguistics; AI for linguistic studies; Multimodality learning; Corpus Linguistics; Teaching languages to young learners; language development; Psycholinguistics; Intercultural Communication; Second language acquisition; Research methods in social sciences; Multilingual education; translation; speech and language therapy; language disability.
Two Lecturer positions are available at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline for both: 13 May 2022.
1. Lecturer in Intercultural Communication
Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, which is tenable from 1 September 2023 and offered on an open-ended basis. The appointed person must be able to deliver courses that successfully cover or combine the study of several of the following:
- Intercultural communication in the context of crisis communication, diplomacy, international development, international migration
- Intercultural communication in international media production and consumption
- Intercultural communication in business or institutional contexts
- Intercultural communication in transnational popular culture
- Intercultural competence skills training
- Critical intercultural communication in social identity formation / social movements
- Postcolonial intercultural communication
2. Lecturer in Translation and Intercultural Studies
This permanent appointment will make a major contribution to Translation and Interpreting Studies at MA level through delivery of theoretical core courses and practice-oriented course units in some of the following areas:
- audio-visual translation
- commercial translation
- legal translation
- medical translation
- scientific translation
- technical translation
- translating for international organisations
- public service interpreting
Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one other language (preferably Mandarin) and must have experience developing online teaching materials.
Outreach Coordinator in SAS South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Deadline: open until filled (posted 5 May 2022).
The Outreach Coordinator, reporting to the Associate Director and the Center Director, is responsible for administrative support for Center programs, as well as planning and implementing global and South Asia-specific outreach programs intended to inform the Penn community, K-12, post-secondary schools and the general public about South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Afghanistan). The outreach coordinator is responsible for outreach activities that involve (1) Elementary and secondary schools; (2) Postsecondary institutions; and (3) Business, media, and the general-public. General duties include event and program coordination; strengthening present and forging new partnerships with the Center’s outreach constituencies, particularly schools and teachers in the region; helping develop the Center’s online resources, and various financial processes.
The Outreach coordinator is also responsible for planning, implementing, and promoting structured research and academic opportunities on and in South Asia involving Penn faculty, students, and alumni. The position will support and organize academic programming including summer research internships and promotion of South Asia-related research at Penn and in South Asia via newsletter, website, and social media venues.
The Center is supported by a grant from the US Department of Education and will require some data collection of outreach programming for annual reports. Position is contingent on continued funding.
Yunus Emre Institute Lectureship in Turkish Cultural History, Yunus Emre Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, UK. Deadline: 16 May 2022.
The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies welcomes applications for the position of Lecturer (Yunus Emre Institute Lectureship in Turkish Cultural History) in Turkish Cultural History. Applications from candidates with a specialisation in the social and/or cultural history of the Ottoman Empire will be particularly welcome. Applicants must hold a PhD and have a strong research profile appropriate to their career stage. They will be expected to demonstrate an ability to address wider thematic debates and to teach survey courses to undergraduates, as well as offer more advanced research led modules in their area of specialisation. They will also be expected to develop modules for post graduate students. The successful candidate will develop new modules as well as contribute to modules in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies and in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies. The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake the organisation of public events and outreach related to Turkish Cultural History in consultation with the Head of Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies and the Yunus Emre Institute.
Several positions, Department of Communication, University of Macau, China. Deadline: 31 May 2022.
Associate / Assistant Professor in Communication
The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in communication. They are looking for applicants to teach courses in journalism. A track record of high quality research and publication is a must. Qualifications and willingness to teach the following courses are expected: English News Writing; English News Editing;Advanced News Writing and Reporting in English; and Workshop: English Publication. Additional courses may be assigned to match the teaching needs of the department, faculty, and university.
Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Communication
The Department of Communication is inviting applications for a position at the rank of Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in media and communication studies. The Department offers programmes at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Communication, Master of Arts in Communication and New Media, and Ph.D. in communication studies. Students who enrol in the programmes study various dimensions of communication, including media studies, journalism, public relations, marketing, digital journalism, and creative media. Faculty members actively engage in research with focus on media and journalism, public relations, public communication, media analysis qualitative and quantitative, and intercultural communication.
Visiting Professor of Language Sciences, Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna, Austria. Deadline: 9 May 2022.
This is a temporary position, beginning 1 October 2022. Successful candidates should be specialised in linguistics (Spanish), in particular in intercultural research and plurilinguism. They will teach both undergraduates and graduates in the Bachelor and the Master programme “Romanistik”. Their teaching load will be 8 hours per week.
Researcher or Senior Researcher, Migration Policy Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 14 May 2022.
A new, independent think tank seeks an enthusiastic and rigorous migration researcher who is able to help inform and frame migration policy discussion by effectively engaging decision makers and other audiences. Do you share our drive to promote a more constructive approach to migration? Can you help develop ways to shape and inform new approaches to migration through research, policy influence and inclusive engagement? Can you apply your strong grounding in research methods to real-world challenges in a changing context?
Migration Policy Scotland (MPS) was launched in 2021 and they are seeking a Researcher or Senior Researcher to work alongside their Director. The Trustees and Director can picture a number of ways in which an individual might help strengthen MPS and its work through this role. As a result, they are seeking EITHER a full-time Researcher or a part-time Senior Researcher but recognise that candidates may have skills and experiences that cut across the two roles. This is a remote working opportunity and could be based anywhere in Scotland, but it is likely to involve regular meetings, particularly in Edinburgh.
The successful candidate will combine a commitment to intellectual rigour with a keen strategic awareness and the ability to communicate the results of research to audiences in policy, the third sector and, possibly, the media.
Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Full Professor in International Communications, University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China. Deadline: 30 April 2022.
The School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is a top recognized Media and Communication School in China and Asia. The school excels in teaching, social impact, and interdisciplinary studies and is affiliated to the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies at the Nottingham UK campus.
The applicant can be at any stage of their career with expertise and research interests in the following areas: Creative and Cultural Industries, Big Data, Film studies, Digital heritage, Digital Humanities, Media convergence, News media and journalism studies, Cultural studies, Gender Studies, Games studies and/or Celebrity Studies.
Senior Leadership Education and Development Specialist, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Deadline: Open until filled.
The East-West Center is accepting applications for a two-year limited position, with possibility for extension, as a Senior Leadership Education and Development Specialist. The East-West Center (EWC) was established in 1960 to promote better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific. The Leadership Program is part of the larger Professional Development Program at East-West Center, which hosts capacity-building programs for participants from multiple nations, cultures, and professional sectors.
The Senior Leadership Education and Development Specialist is responsible for collaboratively managing program-specific teams to (a) plan, organize, and facilitate existing East-West Center leadership education and development programs and ensure they are relevant to the Asia Pacific, (b) develop, design, and deliver new programs and initiatives that anticipate and respond to the region’s leadership opportunities and needs, and (c) support partnership-development and fundraising efforts that help secure the Leadership Program’s regional mandate.