UC San Diego: Language & Social Justice (USA)


Assistant Professor of Communication in Language and Social Justice, University of California San Diego, CA Deadline: 14 October 2022; if not filled, applications accepted until 31 December 2022.

The ideal candidate will have an active and creative research and teaching program that focuses on the relationship between language and struggles for social justice particularly as they occur around race, indigeneity, gender, disability, class and nationality. Also of interest in how language becomes an instrument for perpetuating systems of exclusion and inequality, and at the same time a vehicle for framing alternative visions that challenge such systems. Areas of specialization may include: language and globalization, including bilingualism and multilingualism; language and decolonization; language and migration; language and learning systems; language and media culture; multimodality; political, moral, and legal discourses related to language; and ecolinguistics (the relation between language and the environment). They are open to candidates trained in communication, relevant areas of linguistics (such as sociolinguistics) or other relevant fields.

Successful candidates will have strong methodological skills that augment the department’s interdisciplinary program and strengths in cultural and historical analysis, institutional analysis (including political economy), comparative analysis, ethnography and textual and discourse analysis, and community based participatory research. Candidates from a wide range of disciplinary backgrounds and/or with a research focus on LatinX or other underrepresented language communities are encouraged to apply.

Antioch College: Includes Intercultural Communication (USA)


Assistant Professor of Communication (including Intercultural Communication), Division of Social Sciences, Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH, USA. Deadline: 14 October 2022; position open until filled.

The Division of Social Sciences welcomes candidates in communication to contribute to a student-centered interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts curriculum. A Ph.D. in communication or closely related field and evidence of successful teaching at the undergraduate level is required. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build a dynamic set of communication courses within Antioch College’s unique self-designed curriculum. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will have broad training in communication studies and be excited to teach a range of communication courses, including survey courses (Introduction to Communication Theory, Effective Public Speaking, Introduction to Interpersonal Communication, and Intercultural Communication) and courses in their areas of specialization. Scholars with critically oriented and interdisciplinary research agendas are highly desired. Topical areas of specialization include (but are not limited to): prejudice and discrimination, race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, economic inequality, environmental communication, and rhetoric of political and social movements.

Utah Tech U: Gender, Identity, & Intercultural Communication (USA)


2 Assistant Professors of Communication in Gender, Identity, and Intercultural Communication, Department of Communication, Utah Tech University, St. George, UT, USA. Review of applications begins: 10 October 2022; position open until filled.

The Department of Communication at Utah Tech University in St. George, Utah, is seeking two enthusiastic and well-qualified individuals for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Communication, with an emphasis in gender, identity, cultural, intercultural, or a related area of communication (the intersection of one, some, or all of these sub-areas is preferred) to begin Fall 2023 semester. The positions require a 4/4 teaching load, and successful candidates will be comfortable teaching courses focused on gender, identity, cultural and intercultural communication. The positions will also coordinate the curriculum for the department’s foundational courses, including intercultural communication. The primary considerations for tenure at UT are currently teaching and service, although having an active research trajectory with publications is highly desired.

Stony Brook U: IDEA Fellows (USA)


IDEA Fellows Program, Office of the Provost, Stony Brook University, NY, USA. Review of applications begins: 10 October 2022.

Stony Brook University seeks to hire, engage, and mentor Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) Fellows who can help catalyze our university’s commitment to inclusive solutions-driven research and scholarship at intersections of different disciplines. IDEA Fellows will engage in scholarship and teaching in clusters that represent key areas in Stony Brook’s current and growing strengths, bringing a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice through research, pedagogical advances, and service.

IDEA Fellows are full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track lecturer positions appointed at an annual salary of $80,000 with comprehensive state benefits, to commence Fall 2023. Importantly, the fellows will be part of a mentored research environment, with a modest teaching load. At the completion of this two year position, fellows with an upward trajectory of scholarly achievement and a demonstrated contribution to inclusion, diversity, and equity will be invited to join the tenure-track faculty at Stony Brook University through an internal promotion process.

Five topic areas are listed for possible fellows; the most obvious for followers of CID is likely the one for Black, Latinx, and Indigenous diaspora studies.

U Mass Amherst: Race, Media & Communication (USA)


Associate / Full Professor of Race, Media, and Communication, Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA. Review of applications begins: 20 October 2022.

The Department of Communication at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track position in Film Studies and Media Production. They are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. They seek a colleague who is a Film Studies maker-scholar and whose research includes a commitment to critical paradigms expressed and embodied both in scholarly publication as well as through moving image production.

This maker-scholar position will help integrate their Film Studies curriculum with Media Production offerings, while expanding the range of courses offered in both these areas at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position extends a department tradition and commitment to original, interdisciplinary research that includes written as well as critical and multi-modal scholarship. Specific areas of expertise are open, with preference for candidates whose work is focused on Black cinema and expressive culture, critical race, and/or postcolonial perspectives on film and media.

Hebrew U: Communication & Journalism (Israel)


Tenure track position in Communication and Journalism, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel. Deadline: 30 September 2022.

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates in communication to apply for a tenure-track position starting July, 2023. The department is particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated expertise in one of the following fields of research:

* Language, media and communication
* Cinema and visual media

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire, and demonstrate an active research program including peer-reviewed international publications in the relevant area. The person hired will teach introductory and advanced courses in communications in their areas of specialization. They will also be expected to supervise Masters and Ph.D. students and to contribute to departmental and university service.

U Hong Kong: Japanese Studies: Japan and the World (Hong Kong)


Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies (Japan and the World) in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: 1 October 2022.

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies (Japan and the World) in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, to commence on July 1, 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. The level of appointment will be determined based on qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at the Professor/Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms subject to approval.

Applicants should have an internationally recognised record of research excellence and possess proficient or near-proficient fluency in Japanese and English. We particularly encourage applications from scholars specializing in modern or contemporary Japan, whose work engages in the study of Japan in connection to other cultures and world regions, including in East Asia and beyond. Relevant areas of specialization include such fields as Anthropology, Sociology, International Relations, Media and Cultural Studies, Popular Culture, Literature, History, and other related areas. A digital approach to humanities, either methodologically or as research involving digital media (animation, gaming, etc.), is an additional advantage.

NC State U: Multiple positions (USA)


North Carolina State University is advertising two very different positions, one faculty and one administrative, Raleigh, NC, USA. Deadline: both are open until filled (both posted 1 August 2022).

1.Assistant Professor of Communication and Race

The Department of Communication seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position of Communication and Race beginning August 16, 2023. They welcome applications from candidates who can contribute to the Department’s curricular domains: interpersonal communication, organizational communication, rhetoric, media studies, public relations, media production, and science, health, environment, and risk communication. The successful candidate will teach COM 417, Communication and Race, and they especially welcome applicants from candidates whose teaching and research interests may include (but are not limited to) the following: black digital humanities, environmental humanities, BIPOC digital media and culture (including PR and media production), social movements and counterpublics, international/intercultural communication, and/or anti-colonial, decolonial and postcolonial theories and methods.

2. Assistant Director of Advising and DEI

This Assistant Director of Advising and DEI is an integral part of the Study Abroad Office leadership team and is vital to ensuring that study abroad is accessible and inclusive for the entire NC State student population. This role is responsible for directing student advising, supervising the advising team, leading diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic initiatives, and strategic management of exchange, direct enroll programs, and summer partner programs.

Columbia U: Multiple faculty/staff positions (USA)


There are currently multiple faculty and staff positions available at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA. Deadlines vary by position.

Assistant Professor in International and Comparative Education

Teachers College, Columbia University is seeking a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of International and Comparative Education with a specialization in Language, Literacies, and Communities to engage in research, teaching, and advising in the Program in International and Comparative Education (ICEd). Candidates with a bilingual/multilingual background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Education Program Coordinator

The Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (MD-ICCCR) at Teachers College is seeking to hire a qualified candidate with a strong interest in growing the center’s innovative ‘Conflict Intelligence @ Columbia University’ program as a part-time position. This position will coordinate all of the MD-ICCCR educational offerings, including the Graduate Certificate program, internships, core and elective courses. The position will assume a coordination role, in partnership with the Curriculum Development Specialist, for ongoing curriculum reviews and revisions, to offer cutting-edge, scientifically-based course content and current pedagogy. The educational offerings are focused on the dynamics of peace, conflict, social change, and social justice.

International Program Coordinator

The Office of Global Engagement (OGE) at Teachers College, Columbia University (TC) is seeking an International Program Coordinator to provide administrative and operational support for global programs and partnerships. Reporting to the Director of Global Engagement, the International Program Coordinator will be responsible for the logistical planning and operations of OGE. The incumbent will support the Director and the International Projects and Partnerships Manager with administrative duties required to carry out program activities and special projects, including managing budgets and troubleshooting.

International Student Advisor

The International Student Adviser acts as a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternative Responsible Officer (ARO) to deliver immigration services to the international student community at Teachers College (TC). Specifically, the incumbent establishes contacts with other university departments, personnel, outside agencies and individuals as required; and interprets university policies governing the area of responsibility. The incumbent will also advise international students by providing guidance regarding federal immigration regulations and procedures, personal/academic/cultural matters, and Teachers College resources to support the successful completion of their degree objectives. The International student Advisor will also assist with the development and implementation of services and programming for international students and the wider TC community. Note: U.S. government regulations require that Designated School Officials and Alternate Responsible Officers be U.S. citizens or legal Permanent Residents.

Open U: Indigenous Religious Studies (UK)


Lecturer in Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK. Deadline: 29 August 2022.

Applications are invited for a lecturer qualified to teach and research the indigenous religious cultures of any region(s) of Africa, the Americas, the Arctic, Asia, or Oceania. Completion of a PhD is essential. The role will involve contributing to the development of new Religious Studies curriculum within the School of Social Sciences and Global Studies. You will be joining an expanding subject area in terms of curriculum, student numbers and overall contribution to the School, Faculty and University.

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