Call for abstracts: ECREA Pre-conference: The Trajectory of Emerging Media & Technology Companies: Transnational Businesses, Transcultural Communications, 19 October 2022, Aarhus University & Beijing Foreign Studies University & Hybrid format, in English. Deadline: 15 June 2022.
ECREA Pre-conference, organized by both the Communication History section & the International and Intercultural communication section, The Trajectory of Emerging Media & Technology Companies: Transnational Businesses, Transcultural Communications. This is a hybrid event with venues at Aarhus University & Beijing Foreign Studies University, as well as the possibility to join online from anywhere else. It is meant to be as inclusive as possible.
This conference welcomes research papers that try to understand the rise of emerging media-technology power from interdisciplinary perspectives, with a special focus on the trans-nationalization process of these media and technology firms and the transcultural communication challenges they have been facing in their business development, expansion, concentration, implementation, legitimization, and related (organizational, institutional, and societal) discourses.
A selection of papers accepted to the pre-conference will be published in a Special Issue of Journal of Transcultural Communication (De Gruyter) in Spring 2023.
Several positions are available in Applied Linguistics & English Studies, City University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: 21 May 2022.
1. Assistant Professor, Applied Linguistics & English Studies
2. Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics & English Studies
3. Professor, Applied Linguistics and English Studies
In each case, they are looking for at least two areas of the following aspects of Applied Linguistics and English Studies: Applied Linguistics; AI for linguistic studies; Multimodality learning; Corpus Linguistics; Teaching languages to young learners; language development; Psycholinguistics; Intercultural Communication; Second language acquisition; Research methods in social sciences; Multilingual education; translation; speech and language therapy; language disability.
Several positions, Department of Communication, University of Macau, China. Deadline: 31 May 2022.
Associate / Assistant Professor in Communication
The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Associate/Assistant Professor in communication. They are looking for applicants to teach courses in journalism. A track record of high quality research and publication 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.
Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in Communication
The Department of Communication is inviting applications for a position at the rank of Chair/Distinguished/Full Professor in media and communication studies. The Department offers programmes at the undergraduate and graduate levels, with a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Communication, Master of Arts in Communication and New Media, and Ph.D. in communication studies. Students who enrol in the programmes study various dimensions of communication, including media studies, journalism, public relations, marketing, digital journalism, and creative media. Faculty members actively engage in research with focus on media and journalism, public relations, public communication, media analysis qualitative and quantitative, and intercultural communication.
Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Full Professor in International Communications, University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China. Deadline: 30 April 2022.
The School of International Communications at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is a top recognized Media and Communication School in China and Asia. The school excels in teaching, social impact, and interdisciplinary studies and is affiliated to the Department of Culture, Media and Visual Studies at the Nottingham UK campus.
The applicant can be at any stage of their career with expertise and research interests in the following areas: Creative and Cultural Industries, Big Data, Film studies, Digital heritage, Digital Humanities, Media convergence, News media and journalism studies, Cultural studies, Gender Studies, Games studies and/or Celebrity Studies.
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Studies, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Deadline: 28 April 2022.
The School of International Studies specialises in research fields and specialisations for the following areas: Second Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Language Testing, Studies of Chinese as a Second Language, British & American Literature, Medieval English, Renaissance Literature, Theoretical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature.
The university plans to recruit distinguished scholars from both China and abroad by the “Hundred Talents Program”. Ample funds are available for this program to ensure that scholars have a favorable academic environment and optimum working and living conditions so that they can be dedicated to academic research and the advancement of their fields.
Instructor of Health Communication, International College of Beijing, University of Colorado Denver, Beijing, China. Deadline: open until filled, posted February 28, 2022.
The University of Colorado Denver Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching position at the International College of Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in Beijing in Fall 2022, with arrival required potentially several weeks before then due to evolving COVID-19 travel and quarantine requirements. Depending on the performance of the individual hired, multi-year renewals are possible.
They seek to hire a colleague who can teach a wide range of Communication courses to support our health communication certificate, such as health communication, designing health messages, and advanced health communication, as well as introductory level communication courses required for the major and courses supporting one or more of the Department’s pathways in global and intercultural communication, media and cultural studies, and strategic communication. Above all else, we seek a dynamic teacher committed to best practices in student-centered pedagogy and advancing the internationalization of communication via hands-on, skills-based, experiential and problem-based learning. The ICB is a unique international collaboration embodying best practices in international and intercultural communication, so the ideal candidate will function not only as a classroom teacher and student advocate, but as a cultural ambassador helping to merge U.S.-style pedagogies with Chinese cultural practices.
Head of the Global Exchange Office, City University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: 20 December 2021.
The City University of Macau is now inviting applications for the Head of their Global Exchange Office. Job description and qualifications include:
- Assist the senior management in steering the development of the University in global affairs according to its vision & mission;
- Responsible for the University’s global strategies. global education, exchange programs, and the University’s institutional development and partnerships in mainland;
- Liaise collaborations and partnerships with international universities and corporations;
- Responsible for agreements and MOUs with external entities;
- Responsible for Study Abroad Programs;
- Responsible for international visits by university delegations;
- Responsible for other University affairs as assigned.
Intercultural Communication MOOC, Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), Shanghai, China. Opens March 15, 2021 with free access for 7 weeks from any start date between March-July 2021.
In a time when online learning helps those limited by COVID measures, the SISU-Future Learn “Intercultural Communication” course provides an important forum for cross-cultural exposure and interaction. To help connect people virtually world-wide again, a new run of the course opens March 15 until July 2021 and offers FREE access from the day of enrollment for 7 weeks of learning. Nearly 65,000 have enrolled in the SISU-FutureLearn “Intercultural Communication” MOOC course from nearly 200 global countries and regions since it was first launched in 2015.
The course invites participation on every “learning step”. Learners of all ages and backgrounds and our active team of Mentors comment on their questions, insights, “likes,” or responses to others. The “5 week” structure (which you can go through at your own pace) addresses topics like
- Comprehending Intercultural Communication
- Contextualizing Cultural Identities
- Comparing Cultural Communication Styles
- Clarifying and Contrasting Values
- Cultivating Intercultural Adaptation
to guide active participants toward greater awareness and practice of intercultural competence.
10 Postdoctoral Fellowships, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China. Deadline: February 15, 2021.
The Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) invites applications for Junior Fellowships in the social sciences and humanities. These postdoctoral fellowships aim at fostering the academic careers of scholars who have recently received their Ph.D. degrees by providing a competitive package and membership in an interdisciplinary scholarly community.
The Society will select a cohort of up to ten Junior Fellows for the class of 2021. Those selected will be offered a two-year postdoctoral appointment beginning in September 2021. Fellowships are awarded to recent Ph.D. recipients in the humanities and social sciences who have demonstrated intellectual excellence and the potential for outstanding academic achievement.
Junior Fellows are expected to devote their time to productive scholarship, focusing on publishing their dissertation research, undertaking new research in accordance with their proposed project, and engaging in other original work that will further their academic careers. The Society aims to foster teaching excellence in the humanities and social sciences, and the fellowships carry with them a teaching responsibility of four 2-credit courses over the two-year period, one course per term.
Junior Fellows are required to be in residence during the fall and spring academic terms, and to attend all of the Society’s activities. They are also encouraged to regularly participate in events (such as seminars, workshops, and lectures) organized by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and other departments and programs at the University. Junior Fellows are appointed for two years, and no extensions are granted.
Communication Instructor, International College of Beijing, University of Colorado Denver, Beijing, China. Deadline: open until filled, review begins February 15, 2021.
The University of Colorado Denver’s Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching position at the International College of Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September of 2021, with arrival potentially required several weeks before then due to evolving Covid-19 quarantine requirements. Depending on the performance of the individual hired, multi-year renewals are possible.
They seek a colleague who can teach a wide range of Communication courses touching upon new and digital media, strategic and workplace communication, and general major requirements, including COMM 1021, Introduction to Media Studies; COMM 2020, Communication, Citizenship, and Social Justice; and courses supporting one or more of the Department’s pathways in media and cultural studies, global and intercultural communication, and strategic communication. Above all else, they seek a dynamic and charismatic teacher committed to best practices in student-centered pedagogy and advancing the internationalization of communication via hands-on, skills-based, experiential, and problem-based learning.