St Louis U: New Media/Popular Culture (Spain)

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Faculty in Communication Studies, Saint Louis University-Madrid Campus, Madrid, Spain. Deadline: December 15, 2019.

Saint Louis University is seeking applicants for a full-time (12-month renewable) faculty position in Communication Studies at the campus in Madrid, Spain. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in Communication Studies specialized in new media, popular culture, and audience research. We seek a qualitative researcher trained in ethnographic methods. Candidates must have experience working with an international student population embedded within a culturally diverse educational environment. The candidate should have teaching experience in undergraduate education, and preferably be acquainted with the U.S. educational system of higher education. Teaching responsibilities include core courses such as Public Speaking, New Media & Society, Communication Theory, and upper-level courses such as Popular Culture and Digital Storytelling. In addition to these courses, the candidate should be able to expand our Communication curriculum with courses grounded in his or her area of expertise, including an advanced qualitative research methods course.

(NOTE: There is also a part-time position in Anthropology – follow the same link to see the description.)

Grand Valley State U: Integrative, Religious, Intercultural Studies (USA)

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Assistant Professor in Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies (IRIS), Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI. Deadline: December 1, 2019.

The Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Department at Grand Valley State University invites applications for tenure-line faculty member (assistant professor) with specialization in political ecology, science and technology studies, and/or ethical practice studies with a social justice, social innovation, or transformative approach to broadly serve the department’s growing graduate program in Social Innovation and its undergraduate programs in Integrative Studies (formerly Liberal Studies), Religious Studies, and Intercultural Competence. The expected start date is August 2020. This position is intended to complement existing strengths in a vibrant department that practices and understands interdisciplinary studies as drawing from multiple disciplinary locations, working across and for cultural communities, and engaging with varied methodological and theoretical frameworks.

Work that connects experiences of individuals/groups within the United States to broader regional/global perspectives, including transnational, diasporic and comparative work, is particularly welcomed. Examples may include African and African American Studies, Indigenous and/or Native American Studies, LatinX Studies, Migration Studies, or the like.

 

U Queensland: Digital Media (Australia)

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Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Digital Media, School of Communication, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Deadline: 28 November 2019.

The School of Communication and Arts at The University of Queensland is a large, research-intensive unit with an international reputation for outstanding research and teaching in English Literature, Art History, Communication, Media, Film and Television Studies, Journalism and Communication, Public Relations, Creative and Professional Writing, and Drama. The successful appointee is to undertake teaching and administrative duties associated with the area’s current and future offerings in Communication at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and contribute to the continued development of our research program in communication, and its allied areas.

Aston U: Translation & Intercultural Communication (UK)

“JobLecturer in Translation and Intercultural Communication, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. Deadline: 30 November 2019.

The Department of Languages and Translation Studies is seeking to make on appointment at Lecturer level in Translation and Intercultural Communication from 1 April 2020. Aston welcomes applications from exceptional scholars with expertise in translation studies or intercultural communication and Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, French, German or Spanish. Strong candidates from Translation Studies, Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication especially those with a specialization in industry-focussed Applied Translation Studies, Multilingual Specialised Communication, Business Translation, Intercultural Business Communication and Translator Training are encouraged to apply.

U Macau: New Media, Social Media (China)

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The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for position of Associate/Assistant Professor in Communication. We are specifically looking for applicants in new media, social media and big data communication studies. A track record of high quality research and publication through internationally respected outlets or demonstrated ability is a must. An ability to teach courses in some of the following areas is also needed: new media studies, journalism, data journalism, public relations, advertising, research methods, big data communication research and/or communication theories.

UC Santa Barbara: Communication & Diversity (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Communication and Diversity, Department of Communication, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA. Deadline: November 24, 2019.

The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of communication and diversity. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2020. At a minimum, qualified applicants must have completed all requirements for a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in communication or a related field, except dissertation or equivalent, by the time of application. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field by the appointment start date. Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research, utilizing quantitative, qualitative, and/or mixed methods.

We seek applicants who conduct theoretically-driven, social scientific communication research centrally informed by cultural and/or racial experiences that are often ignored in current disciplinary knowledge. Applicants’ scholarly profiles should be centered in a commitment to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. The successful candidate will complement one or more of the Department’s core areas in interpersonal/intergroup, media and technology, and organizational communication, as well as any of our cross-cutting emphases in health, family, or global approaches to communication. Scholars whose research investigates communication phenomena as they engage with the needs and concerns of an increasingly diverse and multicultural society are encouraged to apply.

Sabancı U: Conflict Analysis & Resolution (Turkey)

“JobFaculty position in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey. Deadline: Open until filled (position begins fall 2020).

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at Sabancı University invites applications for open-rank, full-time or visiting positions from outstanding scholars specialized in

  • conflict resolution/transformation (particularly in one or more of the following areas: peace psychology; scientific study of peace and conflict; dynamics of cooperation; approaches to peacemaking (negotiation, mediation, facilitation); theories of applied conflict resolution; processes and mechanisms for solving and transforming conflicts).

  • conflict resolution/transformation practices (particularly applicants whose research and teaching focus on conflict resolution skills, such as listening, reframing, negotiation and mediation).

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high-impact research, undertake grant applications, supervise graduate students, engage in citizenship activities, and teach graduate and undergraduate courses. Applicants will be evaluated based on both past performance and future potential in these areas.

Sabancı University is a private, department-free, innovative academic institution located in Istanbul. The University is strongly committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The medium of instruction is English with a teaching load of two courses per semester. The University admits top-ranking students for its undergraduate programs through a centralized university entrance examination. Faculty members are provided with highly competitive salary and benefits including an annual personal research fund, health insurance, and housing on campus (or housing allowance).

Wenzhou-Kean U: Asst Prof/Lecturer in Communication (China)

“JobAssistant Professor/Lecturer in Communication, College of Liberal Arts, Wenzhou-Kean University, Wenzhou, China. Deadline: 17 November 2019.

College of Liberal Arts at WKU is seeking vibrant candidates to teach a full range of undergraduate Communication courses including, but not limited to: Social Media, Media Relations, Journalism, Speech Communication, Business & Professional Communication, Media Production, Public Relations and upper level Communication electives. In addition to teaching and research, faculty are expected to contribute to the growth of the programs, including, but not limited to: curriculum development, program assessment, student recruitment/advisement, office hours, senior project supervision, internship opportunities, research experience for undergraduates.

All faculty positions are full-time assignments, effective for the start of the fall 2020 semester.

A tenure-track Assistant Professor is a full time, 10-month employee who teaches 24 credits per academic year (course release is available for grant proposal development and other substantial research initiatives). Candidate will be expected to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including high quality teaching, research, advising; student learning support; service to the university and/or professional community. Tenure-track appointment requires publications in internationally recognized and vigorously peer-reviewed journals on communication or other closely related subjects;

A Lecturer is a full-time, 12-month employee who teaches 39 credits per year and provides student and learning support services during the assigned period. Lecturers will be expected to provide high quality teaching, student advisement and learning support services, and service to the university and/or professional community; and perform related work as required. Lecturer positions are non-tenure track and may be renewed on an annual basis.

UW Milwaukee: Intercultural Communication/Latinx Studies (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor (tenure track) of Intercultural Communication and Latinx Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Deadline: December 1, 2019 or until filled.

The Department of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure track) with an emphasis in intercultural communication and Latinx studies.

The department seeks to increase the breadth and depth in intercultural communication for both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Applicants should be able to support our existing course offerings as well as add courses in their specific areas of interest and/or methodological expertise. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in communication or closely related discipline. Responsibilities include excellence in teaching courses in relevant area of specialization, advising Master’s and Doctoral student capstones (portfolio, thesis, dissertation), establishing a record of research supporting tenure and promotion, appropriate professional and community service, and participation in faculty governance.

Towson U: Assistant Prof Identity and Culture (USA)

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Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Towson University, Towson, Maryland, USA. Deadline: December 2, 2019 or until filled.

Towson University seeks a faculty member who specializes in intercultural communication with an emphasis on critically engaging issues of difference. Priority given to candidates who focus on race/ethnicity and space/place/borders, decolonizing intercultural scholarship, and intersectionality. Primary teaching is in intercultural communication, African American communication, communication and social protest with an expectation to teach communication theory, qualitative research methods, and the capstone course within a regular rotation. Additional expectations to teach honors or seminar courses in the general education core. Candidate will teach courses at the Towson University Northeast (TUNE) campus on a rotating basis, as needed. Scholarly research productivity and service, including advising, to the department, college and university is expected.