U Macau Job Ad: Head of Communication Dept (China)

“JobHead of Department of Communication, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled (posted November 28, 2018).

 

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Head of Department. The department currently offers broad-based curricula leading to BA, MA and PhD degrees embracing the full range of the field, including: Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, New Media, Media and Cultural Studies, Cinema, International and Intercultural Communication, and Media Production.  The Faculty wishes to make a strategic appointment at a senior level that can both contribute to and complement existing departmental emphases. While the post is open to applications from any area of media and communication, we are especially interested in candidates with leading international reputations whose academic expertise is relevant to the concerns of Macao and the Greater China region.

U Gonzaga Job Ad: Critical Race/Ethnic Studies Dept Chair (USA)

“JobAssociate Professor or Professor/Department Chair, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program at Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, USA. Deadline: December 19, 2018.

The College of Arts & Sciences at Gonzaga University is searching for the inaugural chair for a new department in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES), to begin fall 2019. We invite applications for a tenure-stream faculty member at the Associate level or higher.

The successful candidate will provide expert leadership on the development of a robust critical race and ethnic studies curriculum in conjunction with affiliated departments and programs, support a dedicated CRES tenure-track colleague (also to begin in Fall 2019), teach courses in the program (initially 2 courses over the academic year), and offer faculty development opportunities. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

Royal Holloway U of London Job Ad: International Business (UK)

“JobLecturer in Strategy, International Business and/or Entrepreneurship, School of Management, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Deadline: 16 January 2019.

Search for a scholar, educated at doctoral level, with an emerging research profile. The successful candidate will also contribute to leading research in any one or more of the following research themes:

  • Centre for Critical and Historical Research on Organisation and Society (CHRONOS)
  • Centre for research digital organisation and society (DOS)
  • Centre for Research into Sustainability (CRIS)
  • Intercultural and international perspectives on management
  • Knowledge and organisational learning
  • Working life

Zhejiang U Job Ad: International Relations (China)

“JobSenior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Studies, College of Humanities and Social Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Deadline: December 14, 2018.

The School of International Studies specialises in research fields and specialisations for the following areas: Second Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Language Testing, Studies of Chinese as a Second Language, British & American Literature, Medieval English, Renaissance Literature, Theoretical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature.

U York Job Ads: Sociology (UK)

“JobLecturer in Sociology, University of York – Heslington Campus (UK). Deadline: 3 February 2019.

The Department of Sociology invites applications for three full-time, permanent Lecturers in Sociology. You will have expertise in one (or more) of the following three substantive/methodological areas: 1) criminology and/or the sociology of crime and deviance; 2) race and ethnicity; 3) language and social interaction, especially conversation analysis.

City U of Hong Kong Job Ad: Media & Communication (Hong Kong)

“JobChair Professor / Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong. Deadline: Open until filled.

Specialization sought is open, with preferred areas including Mass Communication, Digital Journalism, Digital and Social Media, and Graphic/Visual Communication.

Candidates for Chair Professor/Professor should command a superb record of scholarly achievements and exert leadership in the field of media and communication. Candidates for Associate Professor should have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research, a strong record in research grant coordination and/or academic management expertise. Candidates for Assistant Professorshould have a solid record of, or evidence of high promise for, scholarly achievements in both teaching and research. Preference will be given those who are willing to teach skills-oriented courses; and possess teaching or practical experience/expertise in Multimedia/Data Journalism, Visual/Video Production, Graphic Design, Digital Media Planning, Social Media Management, Mobile Communication or Game Studies.

U Oxford Job Ad: Migration (UK)

“JobResearcher in Migration, Migration Observatory, University of Oxford, UK. Deadline: 17 December 2018.

The Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint a researcher with a strong interest in migration policy. We are looking for someone who is committed to communicating with non-academic audiences and who over time will become a senior member of the Migration Observatory team.

The successful candidate will be involved in a wide range of Migration Observatory activities, producing analysis to help policy audiences and practitioners understand migration policies and data. They will be responsible for developing new ideas for briefing and commentaries, conducting descriptive data analysis, meeting with stakeholders inside and outside of government, and representing a high-profile organisation in public fora. In addition to work with non-academic audiences, they will also be expected to contribute to academic journal articles and will be supported to develop a programme of academic work alongside the Migration Observatory responsibilities.

Nazarbayev U Job Ad: Multilingual Education (Kazakhstan)

Job adsAssociate Professor Positions in Multilingual Education, Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Deadline: 31 December 2018.

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education (NUGSE) invites applicants to join the international faculty to share in a vision of becoming a world-class center for postgraduate teaching and research in education. Due to expansion, NUGSE is recruiting for faculty members in Multilingual Education at Associate Professor level. The position start date is August 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Educational Policy, or a closely related field, and expertise in teaching and research related to one or more of the following areas: language development or acquisition in bilinguals/additional language learners; curriculum and assessment for multilingual contexts; content-based instructional strategies (e.g. CBI, CLIL); multiliteracies; language policy; sociolinguistics; plurilingualism; or language education for young learners.

Durham U Job Ads: Education (UK)

Job adsAssistant/Associate Professor in Education, School of Education, Durham University, UK. Deadline: 2 January 2019.

Professor in Education, School of Education, Durham University, UK. Deadline: 2 January 2019.

For both positions, applicants must demonstrate research excellence related to one or more of Durham’s thematic research clusters: Assessment, Monitoring and Educational Effectiveness; Evidence for Education policy and Practice, Higher and Further Education; Educational Psychology; Intercultural Communication and Education; Pedagogy and Curriculum.

Chinese U of Hong Kong Job Ads: Media & Sociolinguistics (Hong Kong)

Job adsTwo positions: Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG, Hong Kong. Deadline: Applications accepted until post is filled.

Position 1: Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication. Applicants with expertise in the areas of media industries and convergence and/or digital journalism are preferred.

Position 2: Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication. Applicants with expertise in global digital media, comparative communication research, and/or transnational communication are preferred.

CUHK is also hiring a Research Assistant Professor (Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition)Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages. Deadline: November 26, 2018.

The Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages is a young and vibrant Department established in 2004, devoted to the study of language and mind, with strengths in theoretical linguistics, language acquisition, bilingualism, sign linguistics and language disorders. We are seeking a linguist who has expertise in bilingualism and second language acquisition. The appointment will be at the rank of Research Assistant Professor. The Department is particularly interested in applicants whose research has a strong grounding in linguistic theory and who employ conventional and/or contemporary research methods to address core issues in linguistics. Applicants whose research crosses multiple areas of linguistics and cognate areas are especially welcomed.