UC San Diego: Language & Social Justice (USA)

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Assistant Professor of Communication in Language and Social Justice, University of California San Diego, CA Deadline: 14 October 2022; if not filled, applications accepted until 31 December 2022.

The ideal candidate will have an active and creative research and teaching program that focuses on the relationship between language and struggles for social justice particularly as they occur around race, indigeneity, gender, disability, class and nationality. Also of interest in how language becomes an instrument for perpetuating systems of exclusion and inequality, and at the same time a vehicle for framing alternative visions that challenge such systems. Areas of specialization may include: language and globalization, including bilingualism and multilingualism; language and decolonization; language and migration; language and learning systems; language and media culture; multimodality; political, moral, and legal discourses related to language; and ecolinguistics (the relation between language and the environment). They are open to candidates trained in communication, relevant areas of linguistics (such as sociolinguistics) or other relevant fields.

Successful candidates will have strong methodological skills that augment the department’s interdisciplinary program and strengths in cultural and historical analysis, institutional analysis (including political economy), comparative analysis, ethnography and textual and discourse analysis, and community based participatory research. Candidates from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and/or with a research focus on LatinX or other underrepresented language communities are encouraged to apply.

Antioch College: Includes Intercultural Communication (USA)

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Assistant Professor of Communication (including Intercultural Communication), Division of Social Sciences, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH, USA. Deadline: 14 October 2022; position open until filled.

The Division of Social Sciences welcomes candidates in communication to contribute to a student-centered interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts curriculum. A Ph.D. in communication or closely related field and evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate level is required. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build a dynamic set of communication courses within Antioch College’s unique self-designed curriculum. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will have broad training in communication studies and be excited to teach a range of communication courses, including survey courses (Introduction to Communication Theory, Effective Public Speaking, Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, and Intercultural Communication) and courses in their areas of specialization. Scholars with critically oriented and interdisciplinary research agendas are highly desired. Topical areas of specialization include (but are not limited to): prejudice and discrimination, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, economic inequality, environmental communication, and rhetoric of political and social movements.

U Denver: Director, Cultural Center (USA)

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Director, Cultural Center, BIPOC Student Success, Student Affairs, University of Denver, Denver, CO, USA. Review of applications begins: 7 October 2022; position open until filled.

The mission of The Cultural Center (TCC) is to create an environment where students of color and LGBTQ+ students can critically engage their historical legacies and enhance their educational, intellectual, and personal/professional interest in race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, socioeconomic, and cultural sensibilities. TCC provides a haven for respite and dialogue for students as they navigate their journey at the University of Denver.

The Director of TCC BIPOC Student Success is a senior level position in the Dean of Students (DOS) area and the Division of Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence (SAIE) at the University of Denver. BIPOC stands for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. The Director is responsible for setting the vision for the Cultural Center BIPOC Student Success through an intersectional approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The Director is responsible for development, assessment, and implementation of programs, signature events, cohort-based experiences, and leadership development of undergraduate and graduate BIPOC students.

Utah Tech U: Gender, Identity, & Intercultural Communication (USA)

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2 Assistant Professors of Communication in Gender, Identity, and Intercultural Communication, Department of Communication, Utah Tech University, St. George, UT, USA. Review of applications begins: 10 October 2022; position open until filled.

The Department of Communication at Utah Tech University in St. George, Utah, is seeking two enthusiastic and well-qualified individuals for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Communication, with an emphasis in gender, identity, cultural, intercultural, or a related area of communication (the intersection of one, some, or all of these sub-areas is preferred) to begin Fall 2023 semester. The positions require a 4/4 teaching load, and successful candidates will be comfortable teaching courses focused on gender, identity, cultural and intercultural communication. The positions will also coordinate the curriculum for the department’s foundational courses, including intercultural communication. The primary considerations for tenure at UT are currently teaching and service, although having an active research trajectory with publications is highly desired.

Stony Brook U: IDEA Fellows (USA)

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IDEA Fellows Program, Office of the Provost, Stony Brook University, NY, USA. Review of applications begins: 10 October 2022.

Stony Brook University seeks to hire, engage, and mentor Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) Fellows who can help catalyze our university’s commitment to inclusive solutions-driven research and scholarship at intersections of different disciplines. IDEA Fellows will engage in scholarship and teaching in clusters that represent key areas in Stony Brook’s current and growing strengths, bringing a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice through research, pedagogical advances, and service.

IDEA Fellows are full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track lecturer positions appointed at an annual salary of $80,000 with comprehensive state benefits, to commence Fall 2023. Importantly, the fellows will be part of a mentored research environment, with a modest teaching load. At the completion of this two year position, fellows with an upward trajectory of scholarly achievement and a demonstrated contribution to inclusion, diversity, and equity will be invited to join the tenure-track faculty at Stony Brook University through an internal promotion process.

Five topic areas are listed for possible fellows; the most obvious for followers of CID is likely the one for Black, Latinx, and Indigenous diaspora studies.

U Mass Amherst: Race, Media & Communication (USA)

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Associate / Full Professor of Race, Media, and Communication, Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA. Review of applications begins: 20 October 2022.

The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in Film Studies and Media Production. They are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. They seek a colleague who is a Film Studies maker-scholar and whose research includes a commitment to critical paradigms expressed and embodied both in scholarly publication as well as through moving image production.

This maker-scholar position will help integrate their Film Studies curriculum with Media Production offerings, while expanding the range of courses offered in both these areas at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position extends a department tradition and commitment to original, interdisciplinary research that includes written as well as critical and multi-modal scholarship. Specific areas of expertise are open, with preference for candidates whose work is focused on Black cinema and expressive culture, critical race, and/or postcolonial perspectives on film and media.

U Sheffield: Research Associate: Intersectional Inclusion (UK)

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Research Associate, Storying Life Courses for Intersectional Inclusion: Ethnicity and Wellbeing Across Time and Place, University of Sheffield, UK. Deadline: 26 September 2022.

The Department of Sociological Studies at the University of Sheffield is looking to recruit a Research Associate with expertise in advanced quantitative methods and a commitment to tackling inequalities. You will work on a new ESRC Research Project: Storying Life Courses for Intersectional Inclusion: Ethnicity and Wellbeing Across Time and Place, funded under its Inclusive Ageing programme. This change-oriented project aims to transform both understanding of inclusive ageing, and the prospects for new policy and practice approaches to achieve it. Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant discipline with strong communication skills, both written and verbal with experience of conducting research within the area of ageing and the life course and/or race, ethnicity and migration.

Council of European Municipalities and Regions: Communications Officer (Switzerland)

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Communications Officer, Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), Geneva, Switzerland. Deadline: 25 September 2022.

The Communication Officer will be responsible to raise CEMR’s profile.
Your tasks will be:
• To communicate on CEMR’s activities and impact via press releases, social media, videos, or articles targeting EU institutions, Europe’s towns and regions and development cooperation stakeholders.
• To advise and support CEMR colleagues on how best to highlight their work in Brussels and beyond, convey succinct messages in their position papers on draft EU legislation, workshops, or
studies;
• Showcase CEMR members’ activities and good practices;
• Contribute to the work of transversal activities: publications, statutory affairs, Secretary General’s
cabinet, events, etc.
•To produce monthly newsletters for CEMR members.

You are requested to send your CV and application letter (CV in French, motivation letter in English), as well as at least 3 articles that you wrote in the past 6 months.

NOTE: The Council of European Municipalities and Regions is the largest organisation of local and regional governments in Europe. Its members are 60 national associations of towns, municipalities and regions from 41 countries that are part of the Council of Europe.

East-West Center: Projects Coordinator (USA)

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Projects Coordinator, East-West Center, (Center is based in Hawaii, but this position is in Washington, D. C.), USA. Deadline: Open until filled.

The East-West Center is accepting applications for a limited, two-year appointment (with possibility of extension) for a Projects Coordinator within the EWC Washington (EWCW) office. This position provides direct assistance in organizing and executing the ongoing projects coordinated within the EWCW office which include the Asia Matters for America initiative; research, dialogue, and publication projects such as policy dialogues on various US-Indo Pacific relations; the Asia Studies and other Visiting Fellows programs; the seminars and events program; Congressional Staff Program on Asia; and other various education, research and exchange activities.

Other positions currently available at the East-West Center are listed here.

U Glasgow: Head of Operations, Scottish Council on Global Affairs (UK)

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Head of Operations, Scottish Council on Global Affairs, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 18 September 2022.

The Scottish Council on Global Affairs (SCGA or ‘the Council’) seeks to appoint a Head of Operations to provide strategic leadership and to manage all aspects of its research and public engagement operations. The SCGA, which is formed of a partnership of the Universities of St Andrews, Glasgow and Edinburgh, is Scotland’s first independent institute of international affairs. It will provide a hub for collaborative, policy-relevant research and a home for evidence-based debate on all aspects of global affairs. The Council will bring together the public, private and not for profit sectors with academic expertise to encourage dialogue, debate and the dissemination of expertise on issues of international importance. It will deepen existing ties and forge new relationships between researchers and institutions in the United Kingdom and with centres of expertise in Europe and around the world.

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