Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Health Interactions, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Deadline: September 10, 2020.
“The Language and Communication chair group at the Faculty of Humanities is looking for an Assistant Professor in the field of Health Interactions. Our research and teaching are focused on the interplay of language, interaction and communication. We are looking for someone to further advance our conversation-analytic research and teaching on matters of health and illness, more specifically on how participants negotiate meaning in real-life medical and other health care contexts. Research settings include primary care interactions, consultations on vaccination, dietary advice, patient vlogs, and mental health support groups. The selected candidate will obtain external research funding, coordinate research projects and (co-)supervise PhD candidates. S/he will help develop, and coordinate the new international master track Dialogue, Health and Society (starting September 2021). The track focuses on fundamental interaction-analytic research so as to facilitate and evaluate different forms of dialogue in the health domain. The new assistant professor is familiar with different theoretical and methodological research traditions, including the quantitative analysis of larger data sets. S/he is interested in interculturality, gender diversity and inclusivity and knows how to connect these themes with dialogue practice and practitioners.”
Staff Director of Intergroup Dialogue Program, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA. Deadline: September 1, 2020.
The Staff Director of the Intergroup Dialogue Program works with the Faculty Director to oversee and manage the daily operations of the Intergroup Relations (IGR) program. The Director reports to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives.
The individual in this position will manage the team of program facilitators, providing recruitment, training, assessment, and ongoing development and training, and execute student recruitment efforts. Additionally, the Director will review assessments for each semester (CATS) and collect student consent forms for research and assessment of student papers. This position will coordinate the IGR Leadership Team (advisory function, planning future topic offerings, interviewing and assessing new facilitator applicants, curriculum development, solicit input and direct outreach to departments and groups) and other outreach activities.
1 year position for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Communication, School of Communication & Culture, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada. Deadline: 27 August 2020.
Royal Roads University invites interest in a limited-term Faculty appointment at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor within the School of Communication and Culture (SCC) in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. As a full-time core faculty member, you would play a key role in the delivery of SCC’s programs. SCC offers three degree programs in the study of communication and culture which are focused on the theory and practice of professional communication, in a wide range of contexts including media, organizational and intercultural. They stress a critical-professional educational approach.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about helping others achieve their academic pursuits and will have demonstrated teaching experience at undergraduate and the graduate levels in the field of communication studies; a sensitivity to diversity in teaching, learning and research; an ability to work as a team member within an interdisciplinary outcome-based curriculum; and administrative experience and abilities, preferably in a university setting.
The position will start in October 2020, but RRU is teaching online this fall, so immediate relocation will not be required.
Assistant Professor in Area Studies & Intercultural Communication / Language Teaching & Learning, Department of English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: Open until filled (posted July 17, 2020).
The Department of English within the Faculty of Humanities at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has a long history of producing high quality graduates for the professional workplace. Our focus areas are professional communication and applied language studies, and we provide teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. With a team of 25 full-time academic staff, the Department is also actively engaged in applied research in language and communication.
Assistant professor of Media and Culture, Department of Media Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Deadline: 3 August 2020.
The Department of Media Studies is looking for an Assistant professor in Media and Culture who will bring to the position an innovative research agenda and relevant teaching expertise in cultural approaches to media. We are looking for a candidate with a strong research profile in media in film, television and cross-media studies.
The selected candidate will teach courses in the BA programme in Media and Culture, as well as in our MA programmes in Film Studies, Television and Cross Media Culture, and the Research MA Media Studies. Ideally, the candidate will be able to teach courses across a range of media, in particular television, film, and digital media, as well as their intersections.
NOTE: There is also a position available in Media and Information.
Multiple visiting academic positions, Latvian Academy of Culture, Riga, Latvia. Deadline: 1 June 2021.
The aim of the project is to promote internationalisation and international competitiveness of the Latvian Academy of Culture by attracting foreign academic staff in the study direction Humanitarian Sciences and Arts. Minimum participation set at 6 months.
The specializations are quite specific, but also remarkably broad, including cultural diplomacy; Norwegian or Danish culture; Arts and entrepreneurship, strategic management in arts; current issues in creative business and society, business ethics, critical and lateral thinking, intercultural competences in global entrepreneurship; scriptwriting theory and practice in feature films, short films; structure, analysis and practice of TV series scripts; and history of the U.S. independent cinema, viewed through the presence and development of political themes in films.
Tenured academic staff, Heritage studies focused on participatory methods of heritage management and heritage education, Faculty of Design Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium. Deadline: 16 August 2020.
You will teach and contribute to course units at Bachelor’s and Master’s level within the learning trajectories towards Heritage educator and Heritage designer, such as Heritage Education and Access, Research techniques for heritage labs, Project management movable and intangible heritage, Intangible heritage and participatory methods, Innovative policy and management techniques, Safeguarding repertoires, internship and follow-up of the educational master in Heritage. You will supervise bachelor, master and doctoral students. You will expand the scientific research in the area of participatory methods of heritage management and heritage education.
Professor/Associate Professor in Media and Communications, Journalism Specialisation, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Literature, Art and Media, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Deadline: 2 August 2020.
The University of Sydney is seeking to appoint an outstanding senior academic at the level of Professor or Associate Professor in Media and Communications (Journalism Specialisation) to join a rapidly growing and highly successful department. The successful candidate will possess a strong track record of critical, reflexive research and be able to articulate strong intellectual and pedagogical visions for the interdisciplinary fields of international journalism, public relations, and/or strategic communication. The successful candidate will be an eminent scholar capable of providing a high level of disciplinary and organisational leadership, evidenced in strong track records of mentoring and developing research teams and facilitating impactful collaborations with national and international partners.
Program Manager, MIT-France and Belgium Programs, Center for International Studies-MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. Deadline: August 10, 2020.
The Program Manager will be responsible for the management and overall development of the MIT France and Belgium programs. The programs create experiential learning and research opportunities in France and Belgium for MIT students and faculty and develops partnerships connecting MIT and France/Belgium. Will implement and oversee all aspects of student internships and other experiential learning opportunities in France and Belgium, including advertising, recruiting and matching students with opportunities, and preparing students through training on culture and workplace norms; cultivate relationships with potential host organizations in France and Belgium, identify new and develop relationships with prospective funding sources (corporate, individual, government, foundation), and organize activities to steward current donors; administer faculty seed fund grant programs to promote research collaborations; and collaborate with and serve as a resource on France and Belgium for the MIT community, and promote the program as a hub of France/Belgium-related activity on campus through outreach/events.
Must be willing to work evenings periodically and travel to France and Belgium several times per year.