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.
Multiple faculty positions at several levels, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China. Deadline: 16 January 2021.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in Journalism and Communication, School of Journalism and Communication.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in African Languages and Literatures, School of African Studies.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in Arabic Language and Literature, School of Arabic Studies.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in Asian Languages and Literatures, School of Asian and African Studies.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in English Language and Literature, School of English and International Studies.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in European Languages and Literatures, School of European Languages and Cultures.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in French Language and Literature, School of French and Francophone Studies.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in German Language and Literature,
School of German Studies.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in Japanese Language and Literature, School of Japanese.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, School of Spanish and Portuguese.
Professor/ Researcher; Associate Professor/ Associate Researcher; Lecturer/ Assistant Researcher in Russian Language and Literatures, School of Russian Studies.
Wilson China Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Washington, DC. Deadline: December 31, 2020.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Asia Program, in conjunction with the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, seeks applicants for the Wilson China Fellowship from policy-oriented academics with specialization in political, social, economic, security, or historical issues related to China. The aim of this new fellowship is to produce new and original pieces of research that improve understanding of the role that China is playing in the Indo-Pacific, its relations with its neighbors and the United States, and its impact on peace and security issues. Additionally, the Fellowship seeks to build bridges between traditional academia and the policy world, and to support a new generation of American scholarship on China.
Multiple positions in International Studies, Communication/Media, Humanities, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Deadline: Varies by position.
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Studies, Deadline November 15, 2020.
(Specializations include Intercultural Communication, and Linguistics)
Leading Professor in Communication and Media Studies, Deadline: December 4, 2020.
Professor in Communication and Media Studies, Deadline: December 4, 2020.
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Humanities, Deadline: November 30, 2020.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Global Engagement Academy, College of Culture & Communication, Shandong University, Weihai, China. Deadline: 31 July 2020.
The postdoctoral fellow is expected to work independently but should also cooperate with fellow researchers at the Global Engagement Academy/College of Culture & Communication, Shandong University (Weihai) with an expectant result of 2-3 peer-reviewed top scholarly publications within the areas of emphasis of the two academic units by the end of the two-year term. During the postdoc period, he/she should participate in, and contribute to, the research environment through active participation in research seminars and other research-related activities, contribute with their own original research, as well as contribute to the general development of the research programs within the two academic units or on the Weihai campus of Shandong University. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to take part in organizing workshops or lecture series, take charge of seminars, and contribute to the development of research grant applications. The postdoctoral fellow is also expected to take part in mentoring at the master’s and Ph. D. levels. These tasks require the postdoctoral fellow to have a high level of presence at the workplace Mentoring, supervision and other administrative duties comprise a maximum of 20% of the position.
Teaching Fellow in Literature or Applied Linguistics, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China. Deadline: May 31, 2020.
The Department was first established as the “Translation Programme” in 1990, and was awarded full independent departmental status in 2019. During our 30-year history, we have built a reputation as one of the leading centres in the region for teaching and research in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies. The Department offers teaching at BA, MA and Research Postgraduate levels, and is among the most internationalized in the region, with an academic staff comprising members from Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland, Taiwan, Spain, the UK and Australia. The Programme has particular strengths in literary translation, minority cultures in translation, and interpreting, and is also expanding its profile in the field of translation technology.
The successful candidate is expected to deliver lectures and seminars in topics within Literature and Applied Linguistics. Specifically, we are looking for someone who has some teaching experience in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Intercultural Communication, Business and Professional Communication, Discourse Analysis, English Literature, Drama, English Language Teaching Methods, and Academic Learning Skills. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and possibly postgraduate programmes. Candidates who are interested in research and who will contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities and undertake administrative duties are preferred. Candidates must have a PhD degree at or near completion in a relevant discipline, preferably in English Literature or Applied Linguistics, and excellent communication and presentation skills in English.
2 positions, AI and Media Research Lab, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: May 30, 2020.
Post-doctoral Fellow in AI and Media Research Lab, Department of Journalism, School of Communication.
Senior Research Assistant in AI and Media Research Lab, Department of Journalism, School of Communication.
Both positions conduct research around social media, online incivility, and misinformation, with particular foci around the two topics of politics and COVID-19.
Call for entries: Containing COVID-19: Mobile Documentaries, International Mobile Storytelling Competition Series 2020. Institute for Mobile Studies, School of International Communications, University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. Deadline: 1 June 2020.
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 in early January 2020, global efforts in containing the virus have been widely documented by mobile users around the world. To document and enhance global joint efforts in containing the virus, we organize an online international mobile documentary competition.
Themes: The competition has, but not limited to, the following three suggested themes: (a) connections (with a special focus on connecting people, expertise and resources although physically distanced during the virus outbreak), (b) collaborations (with a special focus on collaboration processes on different fronts in containing the virus), and (c) contributions (with a special focus on achievements and progress in containing the virus locally, nationally or globally). Other suggested themes could include nurses stories, doctor stories, patients stories, patients’ family stories, or city stories in containing COVID-19.
Categories: The competition has two categories: (a) original documentaries or (b) edited documentaries using video clips collected with permission from original sources.