U Manchester Job Ad: International Business & Management (UK)

Job adsLecturer in International Business & Management, The University of Manchester. Deadline: 16 April 2018.

Applications are invited for a Lecturer to contribute to the research and intellectual development of international business studies and to undertake teaching activities in the field at undergraduate, postgraduate (including MBA) and executive levels. The successful applicant is expected to develop research at international levels, to exhibit research leadership at the appropriate level, and to be active in raising research grant income.

Davidson College Job Ad: Intercultural Communication (USA)

Job adsVisiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Davidson College in North Carolina. Deadline: March 30, 2018, but open until filled.

The Communication Studies department at Davidson College invites applications for a two-year visiting professor position in Intercultural Communication beginning July 1, 2018. We seek candidates whose area of specialization within Intercultural Communication is open. We are particularly interested in candidates who might teach cross-disciplinary courses in Health and Human Values, Digital Studies, or other interdisciplinary departments and programs on the Davidson campus. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Communication Studies by July 2018, a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinarity, and a willingness to mentor undergraduates doing research projects. The teaching load is five courses over two semesters, including lower-level required courses and upper-level elective courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization.  Position is open until filled; review of applications begins on March 30, 2018.

Aalto U Job Ad: International Business (Finland)

Job adsAssistant Professor in International Business, School of Business, Aalto University, Finland. Deadline: 28 February 2018.

Our group focuses on understanding the phenomenon of international business through multiple theoretical lenses and methodologies. We conduct research on strategy and organization of multinational corporations, people management, sustainability in international business, multilingual organizations, emerging markets such as Russia and China, international entrepreneurship and qualitative research methods.

The International Business Group contributes to the Master’s Programmes in Management and International Business and CEMS Global Management. These programmes are designed to give students cutting-edge theoretical knowledge through a unique challenge-based learning experience. Our teaching assignments may also encompass undergraduate and PhD courses, and all courses are taught in English.

U Leiden Job Ad: International Relations (Netherlands)

Job adsAssistant Professor of International Relations, University of Leiden, The Netherlands. Deadline: 1 March 2018.

The Institute of Political Science of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of International Relations (3 positions, 1.0 FTE).

Due to growth in our programme, we are looking for candidates who are qualified to teach introductory and advanced courses in international relations at the BSc and MSc levels, including international relations theory, international security, international political economy, international environmental politics, international law, and other topics. Candidates also qualified to teach the politics of policy-making and policy evaluation should indicate this in their application. The institute’s academic staff are all expected to supervise undergraduate and graduate theses, to acquire external research funding, to contribute to the Institute’s research output, and to participate in the intellectual and administrative life of the Institute.

U Edinburgh Job Ad: Discourse Analysis (UK)

Job adsLecturer in Discourse Analysis, University of Edinburgh, UK. Deadline: 6 March 2018.

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences at the University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Discourse Analysis to our department of Linguistics and English Language.  The successful candidate will contribute original research and public impact in an area of discourse analysis, offer teaching at all levels of the curriculum in this area, contribute to our thriving MSc programme in Applied Linguistics including directing the degree when necessary, and recruit and supervise PhD students.

Shortlisting is anticipated to take place week commencing 12th March 2018. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates at least two week in advance.

Short-listed candidates will be required to give two presentations on their research and teaching to the department as well as an interview panel process. A full timetable will be issued in advance. Interviews are like to take place week commencing 2nd April 2018.

The Department of Linguistics and English Language particularly welcome applications from candidates belonging to groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the subject, including, but not limited to, women and ethnic minorities.

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.