Sechenov U Job Ads: Linguistics/Intercultural Comm (Russia)

Job adsAssociate Professor in Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia. Deadline: 6 October 2018.

Recently launched project Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication is a unique structural unit for a medical university in Russia.

CURRENT OBJECTIVES 

  • To make the staff international
  • To make the student community more international (admit more international students to our Master’s linguistic programme)

  • To modernize the teaching process (e.g. by introducing the latest technologies of teaching in general, and in teaching languages, in particular; by developing new courses and teaching materials, etc.).

  • To expand international activity (organizing and participating in international conferences, launching and/or joining international projects in education and research, publishing articles in highly reputed international journals to make Sechenov University and Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication visible by the global professional community)

Available:

  • Full-time job in the Institute of linguistics and Intercultural Communication in Moscow

  • Part-time job in the Institute of linguistics in Moscow combined with distant activities

U Tampa Job Ad: Intercultural Communication (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor of Communication, University of Tampa, Florida. Open until filled, posted August 6, 2018.

The Communication Department at the University of Tampa seeks a candidate with a Ph.D. (by time of appointment) in Communication or a related field to teach a range of possible undergraduate communication courses. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in intercultural communication, and we encourage applications from scholars who approach the field from a perspective informed by critical studies in race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and/or critical engagement with the Global South. We welcome candidates who can strengthen the critical and cultural diversity in our curriculum, including updating existing courses and proposing new ones (as needed).

UCSB Job Ad: Intergroup Communication (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor of Intergroup Communication, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA. Deadline: September 15, 2018.

The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of intergroup communication at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field prior to the start date and a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research. Intergroup communication concerns the ways in which intergroup relations affect, and are affected by, communication. We seek candidates whose work focuses on either traditional (e.g., language, gender, race and ethnicity) or emerging areas of inquiry, such as health, evolution, cognition, and new media. The successful candidate will be a social scientist whose work foregrounds the role of intergroup communication in their area of expertise. Candidates are expected to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels and be active in professional and campus service.

Loyola Marymount U Job Ad: Study Abroad (USA)

Job adsDirector of Study Abroad, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. Deadline: Open until filled, posted July 27, 2018.

Loyola Marymount University seeks a Director of Study Abroad to oversee, develop, promote and evaluate a wide range of study abroad and international experiences for LMU and non-LMU students. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives that directly align study abroad programming with the university’s academic objectives, mission, and vision for comprehensive internationalization. Partnering with faculty, staff, and senior administrators, the Director will work to deepen the students’ academic experience through curricular integration of international opportunities.

U Cambridge Job Ad: Research Associate in Multilingualism (UK)

Job adsResearch Associate: Multilingualism, University of Cambridge, UK. Deadline: 9 September 2018.

A full-time Research Associate position is available at the University of Cambridge in conjunction with the research project Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies (MEITS), funded by the AHRC under the Open World Research Initiative to promote modern languages in the UK. The post is 12 months in the first instance, available from 1 January 2019.

CSU San Marcos Job Ad: Conflict & Peace Studies (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor, Conflict and Peace Studies at California State University San Marcos, CA, USA. Deadline: September 15, 2018.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication by August 2019. Candidates in interdisciplinary fields with extensive communication training, teaching and/or scholarship will also be considered. A scholar with demonstrated capacity to launch and sustain a research program of quality in conflict and peace studies from a communication perspective. Applicants must possess demonstrated teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level.

Vassar College Job Ad: International Programs (USA)

Job adsAssistant Director of International Programs, Vassar College. Deadline: Open until filled, Posted July 16, 2018.

The Office of International Programs oversees student engagement in education abroad. The office supports Vassar sponsored programs in London, St. Petersburg, Clifden, as well as programs in Berlin, Bologna, Paris, and Madrid that Vassar runs consortially with other colleges and universities. The office also manages Vassar’s exchange programs with institutions abroad in Paris, Tokyo, Kyoto, Exeter, Toulouse, and Singapore. In addition to Vassar programs, the office manages a list of approximately 150 other approved programs that students may access. Nearly half of Vassar students engage in education abroad for one semester or more prior to graduation. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of International Programs.

U Leeds Job Ad: Media & Communication (UK)

Job adsProfessor of Media and Communication, School of Media and Communication, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures, University of Leeds, UK. Deadline: 24 August 2018.

The School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds is a vibrant and highly ranked department with a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. We are looking to appoint a Professor to join us to provide leadership across the range of our activities. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance the School’s research and teaching activities, working with colleagues to develop our international profile and standing. Applications are welcome from candidates whose research extends our strengths in media industries and cultural production, Journalism, political communication, global communication, visual media and communication, and digital cultures.

Scottish Policy Innovation and Research Exchange Job Ad: Director (UK)

Job adsDirector, Scottish Policy Innovation and Research Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 17 August 2018.

The Scottish Policy Innovation and Research Exchange (SPIRE) is a new initiative of the Campaign for Social Science in Scotland, part of the Academy of Social Sciences. The Campaign was established in 2011 to promote the use of social science in public policy making and in wider society.

As the founding Director, you will take the lead in establishing SPIRE’s digital platforms, ensuring they earn a reputation for academic excellence as well as accessibility and relevance to the policy community. Working with relevant partners, you will instigate and embed the mentoring network and establish the training programme. In addition, you will be expected to develop and introduce further tools to help social scientists and policymakers work more effectively together.

Hong Kong Polytechnic Job Ads: Bilingualism & Communication (Hong Kong)

Job adsProfessor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Chinese Language Education (2 positions), Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. Deadline: August 2, 2018.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with one of the following specialisms: i) Clinical Linguistics, Special Education Needs, Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuroscience or Computational Linguistics with usage of language technology in digital humanities and big data analytics. Additional expertise in other areas of the humanities such as media studies or language and literature will be a significant advantage; ii) Bilingual Corporate Communication, Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism/Multilingualism or related fields; iii) Cantonese Linguistics (e.g. Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics or Phonology); or iv) Chinese Language Education, and/or Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language; (b) substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (c) a high level of fluency in English; and (d) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.  For the post in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication, preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese.  For the post in Chinese Language Education, preference will be given to those who are familiar with primary and secondary education in Hong Kong, and/or the International Baccalaureate curriculum.