Denison U: Relational Communication (USA)

“JobVisiting Assistant Professor in Relational Communication, Denison University, Granville, OH, USA. Deadline: 3 March 2023.

The Denison University Department of Communication invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning August 15, 2023. A Ph.D. in Communication is preferred by that date. The department values outstanding teaching and research as well as diversity and the liberal arts. Teaching and research interests for this position should address issues of intra/inter and/or cross-cultural communication with emphases on individual, group, social and institutional relationships, identity and alterity. Candidates who employ global perspectives in teaching and scholarship are especially encouraged to apply. Colleagues are expected to maintain teaching excellence in a rigorous, well-rounded undergraduate liberal curriculum in Communication.

U Leeds: Lecturer in New Writing & Intercultural Performance (UK)

“JobLecturer in New Writing and Intercultural Performance, School of Performance & Cultural Industries, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK. Deadline: 2 March 2023.

As a Lecturer in New Writing and Intercultural Performance, you will carry out research, teaching and management within the School, Faculty and University and contribute to academic leadership. They are looking for an outstanding researcher and educator in New Writing with a complementary specialism in intercultural performance. They particularly welcome applicants with knowledge of scriptwriting, writing for digital media, intercultural approaches to Shakespeare, decolonizing performance research, ritual theatre and inter/intra/trans cultural performance. An understanding of this across different global contexts is particularly desirable.

U Illinois: Instructor/Lecturer in Interpreting (USA)

“JobInstructor or Lecturer in Interpreting, Program in Translation and Interpreting Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA. Deadline: 1 March 2023.

The Program in Translation and Interpreting Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, 9-month renewable specialized faculty position with a target start date of August 16, 2023. Renewal of the position is contingent on funding and strong performance reviews by the Program in Translation and Interpreting Studies. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The primary responsibility is to teach courses in interpreting. The specialized faculty member who joins this multilingual Program will also assist in developing curricula. Annual funding for professional development activities will be provided. For appointment at the rank of Instructor, a Masters’ degree in Translation Studies, Linguistics, or a related field is required at the time of appointment. For appointment as Lecturer, a doctoral degree in Translation Studies, Linguistics, or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Professional-level competence in English and at least one other language and professional experience in simultaneous and consecutive interpreting are required.

NYU Shanghai: Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Multicultural Studies/TESOL (China)

“JobClinical Professor (Open Rank) of Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Multicultural Studies/TESOL; Director, MA in TESOL Program; NYU – Shanghai, Shanghai, China. Deadline: none listed; posted 13 February 2023.

New York University-Shanghai invites applications for a full-time Clinical Professor (Open Rank) of Teaching and Learning in Multilingual Multicultural Studies / TESOL who will also serve as the Director of the MA in TESOL Program at NYU Shanghai. The successful candidate will teach graduate-level courses and supervise final student research projects. He / she will also spearhead the academic administration and operation of the MA in TESOL program, a 30-credit, 2-year degree jointly offered with the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

This is a Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty (FTCC) position. Typical initial appointments are on 12-month terms of 3 years with the possibility of long-term renewal. Rank, either Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate, or full Clinical Professor, will be commensurate with experience. The position is 100% in person in Shanghai. If relocation is necessary, NYU Shanghai can provide an allowance toward covering such related costs.

Colorado State U: Executive Director, Office for Inclusive Excellence (USA)


Executive Director for the Office for Inclusive Excellence, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Deadline: 27 February 2023.

As a member of the Office of Inclusive Excellence, the Executive Director, in close relationship to the Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Excellence provides leadership for the cultural and resource centers while keeping the Assistant Vice President abreast on student success initiatives, significant events, ensuring employee alignment with OIE goals, and reviewing annual reviews and annual goals. This is a full-time, regular appointment, 12-month Administrative Professional position that reports to the Assistant Vice President for Inclusive Excellence.

U Cambridge: Education and International Development (UK)

“JobAssistant Professor in Education and International Development, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK. Deadline: 23 February 2023.

The Faculty of Education in central Cambridge is looking to appoint an Assistant Professor in Education and International Development. The position offers an exciting opportunity for a research-active educator to join a leading national and international centre for educational research, teacher development, and the study of education. The person appointed will contribute to the international profile of the Faculty through high quality research publications, grant capture, impactful dissemination, and public engagement. The Faculty is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All members of the community are expected to engage with developing and raising awareness of equality, diversity and inclusion in the Faculty and beyond.

The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding research and teaching contributions in education and international development. Within this field, candidates are expected to demonstrate expertise in education policy and/or practice. They will also show strong engagement with identifying and addressing inequalities in education (whether by race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, poverty, disability, among others). Methodologically, successful applicants are expected to work effectively with both quantitative and qualitative methods. Candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, and will have relevant experience of teaching on undergraduate and/or graduate programmes. They will also have experience of mentoring and/or supervising students at the undergraduate, Masters, and/or PhD level.

NOTE: There are also positions available for an Assistant Professor in Education Policy and Practice and an Assistant Professor in Primary Teacher Education, if those are of interest.

U Oxford: Project Coordinator for Refugee-Led Research Hub (UK)


Project Coordinator (Refugee-Led Research Hub), Department of International Development, University of Oxford, UK. Deadline: 13 February 2023.

The Oxford Department of International Development is seeking to recruit a Project Coordinator for the Refugee-Led Research Hub (RLRH). RLRH is an initiative of the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) at the University of Oxford. RLRH supports individuals with lived experience of displacement to become leaders in the field of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies. RLRH does so by delivering academic programming to a global cohort of students who have been affected by displacement, supporting access to graduate degrees and professional development opportunities.

The post holder will play an integral role in coordinating day-to-day administration of the project, including relating to finance, budgeting, communications, reporting, travel, publications, and human resources. They will also liaise with RLRH and the British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) administration teams based in Nairobi. The role provides a dynamic opportunity to work within a diverse team of colleagues and researchers based across the world.


Davidson: Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication (USA)


Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication, Department of Communication Studies, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, USA. Deadline: 27 February 2023

The Communication Studies department at Davidson College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Communication Studies beginning July 1, 2023. They seek candidates with Communication Studies expertise and experience to teach public speaking, and up to two electives in any of the following areas of expertise to complement the existing curriculum: rhetorical studies, persuasion, critical/cultural or intercultural communication, and communication with focus on gender, race, class, and/or disability studies within an interdisciplinary Communication Studies undergraduate major and minor program. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Communication Studies by July 2023 and a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinarity.

European U Viadrina: Language Practices in Media Cultures (Germany)


Professor of Language Practices in Media Cultures, Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Frankfurt. Germany. Deadline: 12 February 2023

The Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) invites applications for the position of a Professorship (W3) for Language Practices in Media Cultures. The post holder should represent the study of language practices with an orientation towards cultural sciences / cultural studies. The linguistic profile includes the analysis of structural and pragmatic aspects of language in contemporary media cultures. The focus is interdisciplinary in teaching and research.

The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:
– Outstanding skills in the analysis of language and speech as cultural practice, demonstrated by publications
– Experience in qualitative as well as quantitative analysis of speech or discourse corpora
– Competence in and ability to analyse more than one contemporary language, preferably in at least one Romance language
– Participation in interdisciplinary research in the focus area ‘Media Cultures’ at the Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences and at the European New School of Digital Studies
– Participation in academic teaching within the study programmes of the Faculty of Social and Cultural Sciences

UNESCO: Chief of Unit – Communication & Information (France)


Chief of Unit: Communication and Information, UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 13 February 2023.

Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, the direct supervision of the Director of the Division for Freedom of Expression, Media Development and Media and Information Literacy, the incumbent is the Head of the Unit for Media and Information Literacy and Digital Competencies. The unit is responsible for capacity building and policy development in the field of media and information literacy and coordinates activities aimed at promoting the development of digital and coding skills, as well as fostering digital competencies.

The incumbent manages, advises and reports on regular and extra-budgetary programme design implementation, guidelines, resources and progress. S/he advocates organization involvement and participation in mainstream unit activities, manages unit staff and may lead other colleagues, including in Field Offices, on particular thematic areas, evaluating progress and performance. S/he substantively contributes to the implementation of the Intersectoral Programme on Media and Information Literacy (MIL), in close cooperation with the Education Sector.

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