Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity: Postdocs (Germany)

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Research fellows at the postdoctoral level, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen, Germany. Deadline: 3 May 2021.

The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity in Göttingen (Department for SocioCultural Diversity) is seeking to appoint Research fellows (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter*innen) at the postdoctoral level. The envisaged starting date should be between 1 July 2021 and 1 October 2021 (full-time, fixed-term).

Position a. The successful applicant will be part of a team conducting the project “Diversity assent in urban Germany” (DivA). The position requires good quantitative skills, and ideally experience in analyzing survey data. It entails work on the DivA project in the form of data analysis and contributing to publications in scientific journals. In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to pursue other themes.

Position b. Successful applicants should work on self-proposed projects related to: the public understanding of diversity, modes of diversity assent; the politics of diversity, equality, or anti-discrimination and anti-racism; (self-) representations of difference. In line with the departmental focus, projects should relate to European or African contexts. 

Emerson College: Intercultural Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Intercultural Communication and Civic Engagement, Emerson College, Boston, MA, USA. Deadline: April 15, 2021 or until filled.

The The Department of Communication Studies at Emerson College seeks a faculty colleague with expertise in the fields of Communication Studies, Intercultural Communication and Civic Engagement. This will be a full-time appointment at the tenure-track Assistant Professor rank. The appointment begins on August 19, 2021.

The successful candidate for this position will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in the Communication Studies major including, but not limited to, Research Methods, Intercultural Communication, and the Fundamentals of Speech Communication course required of all Emerson students. Other courses in the Departments’ Political Communication, Sports Communication, and Public Relations majors may also be available. The faculty member also will have the opportunity to develop new courses.
The position also includes opportunities to teach in the three Department of Communication Studies graduate programs: MA in Sports Communication, MA in Public Relations and the MA in Political Communication. The successful candidate should have both vision and experience in incorporating diversity and inclusion and cultural competency within the curriculum. Previous college teaching experience with diverse students or relevant professional diversity and civic engagement experience is required. Individuals from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Minnesota State U: Postdoc (USA)

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Communication Studies, Teacher-Scholar Post-Doctoral Fellow, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN. Deadline: April 13 2021.

Minnesota State University, Mankato, Department of Communication Studies seeks a one-year Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellow whose teaching, research, and service will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education. The appointment will begin August 16, 2021 and end May 9, 2022. The department is seeking a specialist in Communication Studies to teach Health Communication and/or Intercultural Communication and other courses in the department. Courses in the department are taught on-campus, hyflex, and online. A formal mentoring process will be provided as part of the Postdoctoral Fellowship. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active record of scholarship, continue professional preparation, contribute to student growth and development, and provide service to the university and department.

LCC University: Communication (Lithuania)

“JobFaculty Position in Communication (open rank and specialization), LCC University, Klaipeda, Lithuania. Deadline: Posted April 2, 2021; open until filled.

LCC International University in Klaipeda, Lithuania, welcomes applications for a full-time faculty position, open rank and specialization, in the Department of Communication beginning August 2021. They seek a candidate who will teach core courses in the BA program in Contemporary Communication, offer courses in the candidate’s particular area(s) of specialization, supervise senior thesis projects, and participate in the active intellectual life of the campus. Specialization within the Communication field(s) is open. Load is 4/4 equivalent, with load time potentially assigned for research and thesis advising. A modest research agenda is expected.

RMIT University: Translation & Interpreting (Vietnam)

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Lecturer/ Associate Lecturer, Translating and Interpreting, RMIT University – Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam. Deadline: 20 April 2021.

RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. They provide internationally recognized, high- quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries.

The role & key responsibilities:

  • Teaching at undergraduate, honours and postgraduate level.
  • Professional activities, scholarship and/or conduct high quality research activities appropriate to the profession or discipline.
  • Undertake administration duties, which may include course coordination role or management of a small award program.
  • Adhere to the requirements of the Academic Expectations and Development Framework of RMIT Vietnam.

U Jyväskylä: Intercultural Communication (Finland)

“JobUniversity Teacher in Intercultural Communication, Department of Languages and Communication Studies, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland. Deadline: 15 April 2021.

The University Teacher will be a part of a team responsible for research and education in the field of Intercultural Communication. The teaching takes place in the international MA degree programme Language, Globalization and Intercultural Communication and the study module in Intercultural Communication. The contents of the teaching modules deal for example with themes related to diversity in organizational communication, migration and transition in a global world, and issues related to intergroup communication in technology-mediated contexts. A successful candidate is expected to have earlier experience and strong teaching merits from the field of Intercultural Communication. An active research profile in the field will also be considered an asset. The primary language of instruction is English. A good command of Finnish is considered an asset.

‘University Teacher’ in the Finnish system is a relatively junior position, focused on teaching but with the potential to progress. It’s a full-time permanent position, often held by people during their PhD or postdoc studies. 

Lingnan U: Media & Creative Industries (Hong Kong)

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Associate Professor of Media and Creative Industries,
Lingnan University,
Hong Kong. Deadline: Open until filled.

Lingnan University is seeking to hire a full-time Associate Professor in the area of Media and Creative Industries. Candidates should have (1) a strong PhD in film or media studies; (2) good track record in designing and teaching courses in media policy, media theory, media convergence and production studies (both undergraduate and postgraduate levels); (3) good track record in publication and successful grant application in the relevant areas; and (4) knowledge of local and regional media and creative industries.

There is a second position for Assistant Professor, Arts Administration and Management, as well.

U Macau: Assistant Prof in Communication (China)

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Assistant Professor in Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: May 8, 2021.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Communication. They are looking for applicants in journalism, specifically in English news writing, reporting, and editing. A track record of high quality research and publication through internationally respected outlets or demonstrated ability 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.

Ryerson U: Canada Research Chair in Migration and Democracy (Canada)

“JobTier 2 Canada Research Chair in Migration and Democracy in a Settler-Colonial Context, Department of Sociology, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Deadline: 31 March 2021.

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Migration and Democracy in a Settler-Colonial Context. Upon successful nomination to the CRC program, the candidate will be appointed to a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2022, subject to final budgetary approval.

In collaboration with Ryerson University, the successful candidate will develop the CRC nomination for the October 19, 2021 deadline. The CRC appointment is tenable for five years and renewable once. All nominations are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. Further details on the CRC eligibility criteria can be found here.

Anna Lindh Foundation: Communication Officer (Egypt)

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Communication Officer, Anna Lindh Foundation, Alexandria, Egypt (may start remotely due to the pandemic). Deadline: 15 March 2021.

The Anna Lindh Foundation is seeking to appoint a Communication Officer as a member of its team. They are looking for a dynamic and professional who shares our values and is passionate about scaling – up the impact and reach of intercultural action and voices across the Mediterranean region. The communication officer will support enhancing the Foundations’ media profile in publications and its presence on social media, handle news to the Foundation’s stakeholders, manage the Foundation’s website, support in developing communication and media strategies through different information, communication, visibility activities and tools, such as publications, website, social media, press relations, multimedia, etc. to communicate impact.