Creighton U: Postdoc in Diversity in Communication Studies (USA)

Postdoctoral Fellow – Diversity in Communication Studies, Creighton University, Omaha, NB, USA. Deadline: Review begins 7 June 2023 and continues until filled.

The Department of Communication Studies at Creighton University is seeking a teacher-scholar to serve as a Diversity in Communication Studies postdoctoral fellow to teach undergraduate courses in Communication Studies, as well as core courses for students across three undergraduate colleges. This position is a nontenure-track one-year renewable, at the college’s discretion, postdoctoral fellowship to begin in August 2023. The position carries a 2-2 teaching load and limited service obligations. A Ph.D. in Communication Studies (or a closely related field) is preferred, ABD will be considered. The ideal person for this role must demonstrate a command of the appropriate and relevant qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies, indicators of strong research potential, and a commitment to high quality teaching. A Ph.D. in Communication Studies (or a closely related field) is preferred, advanced ABD will be considered, a critical approach to interpersonal communication with a focus on race, ethnicity, intercultural interactions, and/or health is strongly preferred.

SOAS U London: Postdoc in Revitalising Languages & Safeguarding Cultural Diversity (UK)

Postdoctoral Researcher in Revitalising Languages and Safeguarding Cultural Diversity, SOAS University of London, London, UK. Deadline: 16 May 2023.

The Post-Doctoral Researcher will contribute .6 FTE (21 hours per week) for 3 years to Work Package 3 of the EU Horizon Europe Project Revisiting Languages and Safeguarding Cultural Diversity (RISE UP) which focuses on linguistic ecosystems. The project will be managed by the Principal Investigator at SOAS, Julia Sallabank.

SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.

Colorado State U: Center for Public Deliberation Postdoc (USA)

PostdocsThree-Year Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Public Deliberation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Deadline: 10 April 2023.

The Center for Public Deliberation at Colorado State University seeks a three-year Post-Doctoral Fellow who specializes in deliberative democracy and/or civic engagement. Competitive candidates will have experience working with communities through either engagement efforts or engaged scholarship. Responsibilities will include assistance with the design, implementation, and research of civic interventions. Initial projects will focus on the development of engaged and inclusive civic curriculum for high schoolers and civic capacity building in rural communities. In addition, the fellow will be expected to assist with training students and community members in facilitation techniques and oversee graduate and undergraduate research teams. If a candidate does not have previous facilitation experience, they will be expected to undergo training provided by the CPD during their first year as a fellow.

Swedish Institute of International Affairs: 4 Postdocs (Sweden)

Four postdoctoral research fellowships, Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden. Deadline: 10 April 2023.

The Swedish Institute of International Affairs is one of Europe’s oldest and most established research institutes, founded in 1938. The institute is politically independent and provides information, analysis and research on international issues. Successful applicants will pursue their own proposed research projects within the framework of existing and emerging thematic programmes. Each position is 100% funded for a two-year period. The successful candidates will first and foremost pursue their research plans at an international scientific standard. They will also participate in, and receive support from, the institute’s research environment and the institute’s wider activities. Each position will be affiliated with one of the institute’s thematic programmes or centres.

Applicants in this round of recruitments are encouraged to propose projects in the following areas:

  • European politics, especially but not limited to European or Euro-Atlantic related security questions.
  • Global politics, especially but not limited to geopolitics surrounding the green transition.
  • Middle East and North African politics, especially but not limited to geo-economic competition playing out in the region.
  • Asian politics, especially but not limited to Indo-Pacific relations.

U Oxford: Postdoc for the EQUALSTRENGTH Project (UK)

Postdoctoral Researcher for the EQUALSTRENGTH project, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. Deadline: 17 April 2023.

Do you have a background in the social sciences and an interest in the topic of ethnic discrimination? Are you enthusiastic about the opportunity to be part of an international team and develop research based on cutting-edge experimental methods? Consider applying for an exciting postdoctoral research opportunity at the University of Oxford. They are looking for an experienced quantitative social scientist with theoretical expertise on prejudice, ethnic discrimination, and immigrant integration. You will have a high degree of independence and responsibility, whilst being part of the University of Oxford’s Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS). You will become a member of the coordinating team of the international EQUALSTRENGTH consortium, which aims to investigate cumulative and structural forms of discrimination using experimental methods. You will work in close collaboration with Dr. Mariña Fernández Reino, local project coordinator and Senior Researcher at COMPAS, and the other consortium members.

U Oxford: Postdoc Quantitative Researcher in Migration (UK)

Postdoctoral Quantitative Researcher – Migration, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. Deadline: 27 March 2023.

The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint a Quantitative Researcher with expertise in the statistical analysis of quantitative data on migration and migrants for a period of one year, with the possibility of extension. The post holder will work on analysing quantitative data from different research projects and will be accountable to the Principal Investigator of the projects, Professor Carlos Vargas-Silva. The projects in which the researcher will work include Aligning Migration Management and the Migration Development Nexus, a large research project with the core ambition of creating new knowledge on migration, development and policy.

Toronto Metropolitan U: Postdocs for Black Scholars (Canada)

PostdocsUp to four postdoctoral fellowships for Black scholars, Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Canada. Deadline: 1 April 2023.

Black scholars are among the most underrepresented in postdoctoral positions, tenured faculty positions, and in University leadership. Building on the recommendations of the Anti-Black Racism Campus Climate Review and reinforced by the PDF fileStanding Strong committee recommendations, and as part of a wider commitment to equity, in recognition of the barriers to equal opportunities for education and employment, TMU is implementing this program with the goals of building a more diverse and inclusive academe, and supporting the flourishing of Black scholarship. In particular, this program seeks to expand and advance Black scholarship and intellectual traditions, and support the academic endeavours of the Black community.

Funding will be available to provide $70,000 per year to support up to two years of postdoctoral salary for four (4) Black scholars. Eligibility:

  • Scholars who self-identify as Black (of African descent; for example, Africans and African heritage people from the Caribbean, Americas, Europe).
  • Completion of a PhD or PhD-equivalent within the last three years prior to the application deadline, or PhD expected by the planned start date of the fellowship.
  • Can hold the fellowship by September 5, 2023 for two years.
  • Successful applicants must be eligible to work in Canada by the start of the Postdoctoral position. International applicants may apply; however, successful international applicants will require a work permit and Canadian Social Insurance Number in order to take up the postdoctoral position. Exceptional start dates may be negotiated in relation to the permit and visa process timelines.
  • Be associated with a current or proposed supervisor who holds a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at TMU, and include a letter of support from the proposed supervisor.

Wabash College: Postdoc in Dialogue and Deliberation (USA)

PostdocsPost-Doctoral Fellowship in Dialogue and Deliberation, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN, USA. Deadline: 8 March 2023.

Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse, an interdisciplinary program at Wabash College, is pleased to announce a two-year, post-doctoral Fellowship in Dialogue and Deliberation to begin July 1, 2023. The area of concentration is open to a broad range of fields including but not limited to communication, rhetoric, anthropology, economics, cultural studies, political science, or sociology; however, the candidate’s teaching and research must connect the intersections of dialogue and deliberation, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse (WDPD) is an undergraduate research and practice program that trains students to research, design, and facilitate public dialogue and deliberations on a range of issues. The post-doctoral fellow will join an enthusiastic team of a faculty director, program associate staff member, and undergraduate research Democracy Fellows. WDPD has partnered with campus organizations and communities to host dialogues and deliberations on varying topics including those relating to race, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse: to teach constructive practices of engagement and communication on topics of public problems; to stimulate productive public discourse on campus and in the community through informed discussion, debate, and deliberation; develop civic leadership through participation in public life; and promote the free speech rights and responsibilities for every individual in the marketplace of ideas.

U Liverpool: Postdoc in the Language of Food and Race (UK but Remote)

PostdocsPostdoctoral Research Fellowship on the Language of Food and Race, Department of English, University of Liverpool, UK but remote. Deadline: 7 March 2023.

The postholder will provide research and administrative support to the project ‘The language of food and race: A participatory ethnography of Chinese food in the UK’ funded by the Participatory Research Support Fund at the University of Liverpool. The project investigates how the ways we do and talk about food are shaped by racial stereotypes and ideologies, with a view to expose and challenge food-related racism and build community solidarity and cultural resilience within the Chinese community in Liverpool. The PDRA will work closely with the principal investigator Dr Shuang Gao in developing, co-ordinating, administering and facilitating the research.

Villanova U: Postdoc in Communication & Race (USA)

Postdoctoral Fellow in Communication & Race, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA. Deadline: 28 February 2023.

The Department of Communication at Villanova University seeks applicants for a full-time Postdoctoral Fellow, to begin Fall 2023. The position is renewable for up to three years. The position is designed to foster the professional development of recent PhDs on their journey to full-time faculty positions. Successful candidates will gain formal teaching experience as well as support and mentorship from Communication faculty. The department is particularly interested in expanding studies at the juncture of communication and race which may include intersections with practices of gender, sexuality, ability, transnationalism, etc.

Basic requirements: Ph.D. in Communication (ABD considered, with degree in hand by August 2023). Seeking candidates whose teaching, scholarship, and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as demonstrated in our Departmental focus on social justice, dialogue, and storytelling across the eight area concentrations (Interpersonal & Intercultural Communication, Journalism, Media Production, Media Studies, Organizational Communication, Performance Studies, Public Relations & Advertising, Rhetorical Studies). Some college-level teaching is a plus but not required.

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