U Michigan Job Ad: Intergroup Relations (USA)

Job adsThe University of Michigan Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) seeks a highly motivated, organized collaborator to serve as the LSA Associate Director of IGR. The Program on Intergroup Relations is a joint academic and student life program concerning social diversity and social justice. As such, we have a shared leadership model across the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) and Student Life. IGR offers a minor in intergroup relations education, opportunities for undergraduate research, co-curricular programming, national consultations and campus outreach.

This is an interdependent position with posting requisition 151554 (for adjunct lecturer to teach 3 courses each academic year). Candidates must apply for both positions and be qualified for both in order to be considered.

The LSA Associate Director for IGR assists in providing campus leadership in student learning in the area of intergroup relations and social justice education. The associate director assists in strategic planning efforts, vision and long-term planning, supervision and empowerment of staff, and administrative and fiscal responsibility. In particular, this individual guides IGR’s curricular activities and serves on the IGR curriculum committee. The associate director is also an academic advisor for the IGR minor. This person is responsible for the selection and training of graduate student instructors and leads our course recruitment efforts. Additionally, this individual oversees the administration of the LSA operations of the joint unit and liaises with the College on operations of the unit such as finance and HR matters. Additionally, this person must have the skills, expertise, and interest to conduct intergroup dialogue/relations research and mentor student research assistants. This position requires domain knowledge, skills, and abilities pertaining to intergroup, intercultural, social justice education, student development, identity development, and group facilitation and may consult with campus and national constituents on these matters. The LSA Associate Director serves in the LSA Director’s absence.

Rochester Institute of Technology Job Ad: Race, Diversity & Inclusion in the Public Sphere (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor with Expertise in Race, Diversity, & Inclusion in the Public Sphere at Rochester Institute of Technology. Deadline: January 22, 2018.

RIT’s School of Communication is particularly interested in persons with interests connecting communication and issues of race, diversity and inclusion in the public sphere. Successful candidates will have research and teaching strengths in some of the following areas: intercultural, interpersonal, and the intersection of communication and the digital space. The ability to teach other courses in all four of our degree programs is desirable. We are interested in someone who utilizes mixed and/or multiple methodologies to examine communication.


Monash U Job Ad: International Business (Australia)

Job adsLecturer – International BusinessMonash University, Australia. Deadline: 31 January 2018.

Monash University is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic communicator to fulfill the role of Lecturer in the Department of Management, within the Monash Business School. A Level B academic is expected to make significant contributions to the teaching effort of a department, school, faculty or other organisational unit or an interdisciplinary area. He or she is also expected to carry out activities to maintain and develop her/his scholarly research and/or professional activities relevant to the profession or discipline.


Manchester Metropolitan U Job Ad: Linguistics (UK)

Job adsLecturer in (Socio)Linguistics, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Manchester Metropolitan University (UK). Deadline: 21 January 2018.

Lecturer in Linguistics with a preference for a specialist in Sociolinguistics (with a broad focus on language variation and change). Irrespective of Linguistic subject area of specialism, an expertise in youth language and/or working with young people will be a distinct advantage.

This role represents an opportunity to join a small, growing and committed Linguistics team delivering high-quality teaching, supervision, and research activities in Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and TESOL. In addition to this, if the successful candidate has an expertise in youth language / working with young people, they would also have the opportunity to become a key member of the Manchester Centre for Youth (MCYS). Established in 2014, MCYS is a cross-disciplinary research centre, located in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities; it aims to be a centre of expertise for the research of youth language.

Carnegie Mellon U Job Ad: Media Creation & Multicultural Studies (USA)

Job adsThe Department of Modern Languages in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, PA, invites applications for a faculty position in media creation and multicultural studies beginning July 1, 2018. Application deadline: January 15, 2018.

Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. or advanced degree with demonstrable expertise in media creation, an area of interdisciplinary multicultural studies, and second language learning.  The individual hired will hold responsibility for managing the activities of a new technology-rich space on campus that promotes the global and intercultural capability of the campus community and visitors through immersive, interactive culture and language learning experiences.  Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, ability to teach courses in media creation, digital literacies, and cultural studies, and collaborate closely with colleagues and students on content creation that integrates language and culture learning with use of the technologies of the space, (for example, augmented and Virtual Reality, Interactive Video Wall, App development).  Also important is administrative experience in areas such as facilities management and the recruiting and supervision of student staff. Candidates should also have advanced level proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish.

German U in Cairo Job Ad: International Business (Egypt)

Job adsProfessor in International BusinessThe German University in Cairo – GUC – Faculty of Management Technology. Deadline: 22 January 2018.

The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancy to be filled Spring 2018 (February) or Winter 2018/2019 (September).

Teaching assignments encompass graduate and undergraduate programs. Candidates should hold a doctorate / Ph.D. in International Business and be strongly committed to high quality teaching and research. The focus of teaching and research should be on the areas of macroeconomic, political and legal environments of International Business in general and/or in emerging markets in particular. Intercultural experience of potential candidates is highly appreciated. Candidates should also be qualified to supervise undergraduate and graduate research.

The German University in Cairo is an Egyptian Private University that was established in cooperation with the German State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Universities of Stuttgart, Ulm, Mannheim, and Tübingen. Situated at the ancient city of Cairo, the GUC’s mission is to achieve excellence in teaching and research.

Arizona State U Job Ad: Languages & Cultures

Job adsAssistant Professor, Communication at Arizona State University. Deadline: January 5, 2018.

The Languages and Cultures Program in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts on the downtown Phoenix Campus at Arizona State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Communication. The College of Integrative Sciences and Arts (CISA) offers an exciting and innovative interdisciplinary communication degree program.  Expectations for this position include: teach a 2/2 load with a significant research agenda; contribute to curriculum development; deliver excellent undergraduate instruction; conduct research publishable in premier academic venues; assist and/or develop grant proposals; and service required appropriate to rank; eligible to apply for graduate faculty status in M.A. and Ph.D. programs at ASU’s other campuses.  This is an academic-year appointment with an expected start date of August 2018. The Assistant Professor position is a benefits-eligible appointment with tenure implications.  Salary is competitive to commensurate with experience.

The major offers three areas of emphasis: Communication and Culture, Law and Community Advocacy, and Communication, Technology & Society.  We seek interdisciplinary human science scholars who will take advantage of opportunities to make interdisciplinary connections with ASU faculty in the humanities and social sciences.




Zhejiang U Job: International Studies (China)

Job adsSenior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor in International Studies, Zhejiang University – College of Humanities and Social Science. Closes: 11 December 2017

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.

Zhejiang University “Hundred Talent Program”

The newly launched “One-hundred Talents Program” is aimed at attracting outstanding scholars both at home and abroad. To those recruited via this program, the university is to adopt an international academic standard and procedure — the tenure track system.

The university plans to recruit roughly 50 distinguished scholars from both China and abroad by the “One-hundred Talents Program”. Ample funds are available for this program to ensure that scholars have a favourable academic environment and optimum working and living conditions so that they can be dedicated to academic research and the advancement of their fields.

Nanyang Technological U Job: Organizational Comm (Singapore)

Job adsAssistant Professor:  Organisational Communication, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, SINGAPORE

We are seeking a scholar in the area of  Organisational  Communication. The successful candidate must have a strong publication and teaching record in  organisational communication. This can include examination of  organisational  communication across various social, cultural and institutional contexts including communication between, among and within not-for-profit and global   organisations. It also includes communication among stakeholders, for example, employees, owners, governmental authorities, and consumers. This area is one of the most sought-after specialisations  among  students. Thus, the successful candidate must have a strong track record of teaching at both the Bachelor’s and the Master’s level.

Deadline: November 30, 2017

U Wisconsin-Parkside Job: Public Relations & Intercultural

Job adsThe University of Wisconsin-Parkside seeks applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Public Relations, scheduled to start in the 2018-2019 academic year. Deadline: November 27, 2017

The candidate’s main area of teaching and research should be in Public Relations; the ideal candidate will be able to contribute to growing our Public Relations area.  The department places a high value on issues of social justice and diversity as well as service-learning and seeks a colleague who can contribute to those emphases.  The successful candidate will be able to teach our courses in Public Relations, Internships, and Communication and the Human Condition, in addition to contributing to teaching our lower-level core courses and upper-level courses.  Ability to teach courses in conflict management, health communication, intercultural communication, and/or communication and ethnicity is a plus.  The primary responsibility of the position is teaching undergraduate students, including advising students (typical credit load for faculty members is 24-credits).  Faculty are also expected to contribute to scholarship through research publication and perform other duties as assigned.