Maynooth U: Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures (Ireland)

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Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Maynooth University, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland. Deadline: 29 September 2019.

Maynooth University are seeking an academic with an outstanding record to join our staff as Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The person appointed will have an excellent record of teaching, research, publication, securing national and/or international funding; he/she will also have a very high level of language competence in one or more of the School’s core languages: Chinese, French, German and Spanish. While the appointee will be firmly rooted in his/her own subject/language area and contribute to all aspects of the teaching programme of this subject/language, he/she is expected to provide academic, strategic and scholarly leadership across all subject areas within the School. The area of expertise is open; however, given the ongoing curriculum developments at Maynooth University and the involvement of the SMLLC in the new curriculum, preference will be given to candidates who have an outstanding research profile in one or more of the following areas:

  • French/Francophone/German/Chinese/Spanish/Latin American Literature or Film;
  • Applied Linguistics; Foreign/Second Language Acquisition; Foreign/Second Language Pedagogy;
  • Intercultural Communication/Intercultural Studies/Translation Studies.

SDSU: Asst Prof of Communication, Differences & Disparities (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Communication, Difference, & Disparities, School of Communication, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA. Deadline: October 1, 2019.

The School of Communication at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position specializing in Communication, Difference, and Disparities at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2020.

The selected candidate will demonstrate expertise in the study of communication, difference, and disparities particularly concerning historically marginalized groups. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching related courses such as Intercultural Communication and others addressing difference and disparities at the undergraduate and graduate level. Also, the selected candidate will contribute to at least one of the research centers or institute housed within the School of Communication (i.e., Center for Communication, Health, and the Public Good; Center for the Study of Media and Performance; and Institute for Dialogue and Social Justice).

U Auckland: Lecturer in Communication (New Zealand)

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Lecturer in Communication, Faculty of Arts, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Deadline: 18 August 2019.

This is a permanent (tenure track) position. The appointed candidate will join the Media and Communications team which offers three undergraduate majors (Media, Film and Television; Communication; and Screen Production) and two postgraduate programmes (Media and Communication and Screen Production). The university also has two PhD programmes: an academic PhD and a PhD with creative practice.

The ideal candidate will have an area of expertise which may include critical analyses of advertising, journalism, algorithm studies or other approaches to social media and digital platforms. But there is also interest in seeing applications from researchers who explore how gender, ethnicity, and indigeneity intersect with digital cultures. Applicants welcome who combine academic qualifications and research with prior work experience in professional or applied contexts. Candidates will be expected to have familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods in the fields of Media Studies and Communication.

Hong Kong Baptist U: Translation/Interpreting (Hong Kong)

“JobAssociate Professor / Assistant Professor in Translation or Interpreting, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. Deadline: 17 August 2019.

The HKBU Translation Programme was established in 1990, and from 1 September 2019 will become the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, having been awarded full independent departmental status.

The Department offers programmes at BA, MA and Research Postgraduate levels, and is among the most internationalized such departments in the region, with an academic staff that comprises members from Hong Kong, Mainland, Taiwan, Spain, the UK and Australia. The Department has particular strengths in literary translation, minority cultures in translation, and interpreting, and is also seeking to expand its profile in the field of translation technology.

The Department is now seeking applicants for the above position. Applicants from all areas of the discipline will be considered. Preference will be given to those with expertise in one of the following clusters: (i) translation technology, translation-related applications of big data, and localization; (ii) interpreting studies; and (iii) minority translation studies. The ability to teach related linguistics courses will be considered an advantage. Given the Chinese/English orientation of the majority of the Department’s course offerings, a command of Chinese is expected.

Nottingham Trent U: Intercultural Communication (UK)

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Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, School of Arts and Humanities, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK. Deadline: 21 July 2019.

Nottingham Trent University is looking to recruit an ambitious and enthusiastic Lecturer with the specialist knowledge to teach and engage in scholarly activity in Intercultural Communication with particular expertise in two or more of the following areas: Dialectical approaches to the study of intercultural communication; Intersectionality, social construction and social representation; Discourse, identity and intercultural communication; Intercultural communication and ELT pedagogy; Conflict and conflict resolution; Ideology, Power and Globalisation.

U Applied Sciences Munich: Business Communication/Intercultural Competence (Germany)

“JobProfessor of Business Communication and Intercultural Competence, University of Applied Sciences Munich, Germany. Deadline: 21 June 2019.

The Faculty of Business Administration is seeking to appoint a Professor of Business Communication and Intercultural Competence for the Summer semester 2020 or later. The successful candidate should have both professional leadership and teaching experience and be passionate about transferring knowledge in the context of international business and communication.

You will teach subject-specific modules in Business English, Intercultural Communication and Intercultural Management for undergraduate and graduate business study programmes in English. You will contribute to the development of curricula and research in these fields and course management as required. The role further requires actively fostering relationships and exchange with international partner universities and contributing to research projects with industry and business.

 

U Macau: Instructor in Communication (China)

“JobVisiting Senior Instructor in Communication: Video Production and Public Communication, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled, posted May 16, 2019.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Visiting Senior Instructor, intended to contribute to teaching needs in two specific areas: (1) video production and (2) public communication.

The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. They cover various areas of communication studies (communication theory, intercultural communication, organizational communication, communication skills); vocationally-oriented public communication (public relations, advertising, event planning); media studies and journalism (journalism writing and publication, mass media, new media, digital culture); cultural studies (cultural and critical theory, cinema, popular culture); and communication and creative cultural industries (video production, film making, animation, photography, design). The Department of Communication has a diverse student body drawn from Macao, Mainland China, and other parts of the world.

Open U: English Language/Applied Linguistics (UK)

“JobStaff Tutor, English Language and Applied Linguistics, School of Languages and Applied Linguistics, The Open University, UK and home based. Deadline: 14 June 2019.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, multilingual and multicultural School which offers part-time distance study in Languages and Applied Linguistics to students from across the UK and beyond. Subject areas currently include modern languages (Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish), English language studies, English for academic purposes, applied linguistics and translation studies.

Staff Tutors play an important role in the maintenance and development of teaching material and are vital to manage the successful delivery of all teaching in the School. As a Staff Tutor specialising in English Language and Applied Linguistics you will lead and manage a team of highly qualified part-time Associate Lecturers (ALs) tutoring students enrolled on a range of modules. As their academic manager, you will select, train, develop and supervise ALs. You will report to the School’s Associate Head (Student Experience). You will work at a distance with the Faculty’s Student Support Team in Nottingham and contribute to ensure the smooth running of tuition.

U Kent: Lecturer in International Security or Conflict Analysis (UK)

“JobLecturer in International Security and/or Conflict Analysis, School of Politics & International Relations, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. Deadline: 9 June 2019.

The School of Politics and International Relations is seeking to appoint a Lecturer committed to excellence in teaching and research with an ability to teach in the field of international security and/or conflict analysis. The successful candidate will be required to teach at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The post holder will also contribute to the delivery and development of specialist modules on their research areas at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.

The successful candidate will be expected to make a significant contribution to the School’s existing strong research culture, research impact and high level of student engagement. Additionally the candidate will be expected to apply for external research and/or enterprise funding and to play an active role in building the research capacity of the School’s Conflict Analysis Research Centre (CARC) and/or Global Europe Centre (GEC). The ability to convene a post-graduate level module in qualitative research methods that meets ESRC training requirements would be an advantage.

U Bristol: TESOL & Applied Linguistics (UK)

“JobSenior Teaching Associate in TESOL/Applied Linguistics, School of Education, University of Bristol, UK. Deadline: 12 May 2019.

The School of Education is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to make a significant contribution to the School’s long-established Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)/Applied Linguistics provision. Applications are sought from academics who can demonstrate a broad knowledge base in the field of TESOL and Applied Linguistics with depth in at least one of the following areas: foreign language materials development; technology-enhanced language learning; foreign language teacher education; curriculum development; English for Specific Purposes; teaching languages to young learners; quantitative and mixed-methods approaches to language education research. The post holder should have a keen interest in contributing to further development of scholarship in these areas.