U Edinburgh Lecturer in Language Education (UK)

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Lecturer in Language Education, Institute of Language Education, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. Deadline: October 15, 2020.

Language Education is an innovative and dynamic emerging field in Moray House School of Education and Sport. They are looking to recruit a Lecturer with particular interest in promoting Language Education throughout the School in order to enhance a substantial team of transdisciplinary researchers and teachers, and to embed Language Education across a range of diverse programmes.

The Language Education Strategy sets out a vision for bringing together three key areas: languages(s); (pluri) literacies; and interculturality. Each of those areas embraces a wide portfolio of research that is informed by a critical framework, including pluriliteracies, first and second language learning and teaching (heritage, English, community, European and other languages); bi/multilingualism, English as an additional language; Content and Language Integrated Learning; Global Englishes, language policy and practice; student and teacher identity; Language Teacher Education; discourse; intercultural communication; TESOL; Applied Linguistics; technology enhanced learning; and internationalisation. The successful applicant will have academic experience at post-doctoral level in one or more of the above areas and will be expected to contribute to our highly successful Masters level teaching programmes, to the supervision of doctoral students, and to secure research grants through our Language Education Thematic Research Hub aligned with REF high quality research outputs.

The post will require a culturally sensitive vision that reflects a commitment to social justice and the provision of high quality student experience. The successful candidate will contribute to the wider work of the subject area and the School, regionally, nationally and internationally.

There is also a position for Senior Lecturer available, with the same deadline.

U Brunei Darussalam: Language, Culture & Communication in Asia (Brunei)

“Job2 Positions: Lecturer in Language, Culture and Communication in Asia, and Professor | Associate Professor | Senior Assistant Professor | Assistant Professor in Language, Culture and Communication in Asia, Institute of Asian Studies, University Brunei Darussalam,  Gadong, Brunei. Deadline: 25 September 2020.

In both cases, applicants must have a Ph.D. in Sociology, and anthropology, and the multidisciplinary fields of socio-linguistics, cultural studies, literature, media and film studies, post-colonial studies, and ethnic studies, is required. The use and transformation of language in the context of inter-Asian relationships and interactions, including the increasing importance of trans-Asian popular culture through the media, internet, film, television, music and performance, tourism and migration is getting more importance with the widespread use of social media. The successful applicant should demonstrate outstanding record of publication in top-indexed academic journals and renowned publishers, and be able to teach modules in a trans-disciplinary way in areas of in social sciences.

Aarhus U: Global Studies (Denmark)

“JobFull Professor of Global Studies, Department of Global Studies, School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark. Deadline: 12 October 2020.

The new professorship is offered with a view to attracting talented applicants with an extensive and documented track record in innovative and internationally recognized research in the area of Global Studies / Area Studies in a Global Perspective. This research should be combined with a field of specialization within the humanities or social sciences and should entail a significant overlap, theoretically or regionally, with at least one of the following academic fields: Brazilian Studies, China Studies, European Studies, India and South Asia Studies, International Studies, Japan Studies or Russia Studies, which are represented within the Department of Global Studies at Aarhus University. Given the interdisciplinary composition of these fields at Aarhus University, which commonly involve history, anthropology, sociology, political science etc. Applications are strongly encouraged from applicants who are familiar with and who adopt an interdisciplinary approach.

Vrije U Amsterdam: Health Interactions (The Netherlands)

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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), Health Interactions, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Deadline: September 10, 2020.

“The Language and Communication chair group at the Faculty of Humanities is looking for an Assistant Professor in the field of Health Interactions. Our research and teaching are focused on the interplay of language, interaction and communication. We are looking for someone to further advance our conversation-analytic research and teaching on matters of health and illness, more specifically on how participants negotiate meaning in real-life medical and other health care contexts. Research settings include primary care interactions, consultations on vaccination, dietary advice, patient vlogs, and mental health support groups. The selected candidate will obtain external research funding, coordinate research projects and (co-)supervise PhD candidates. S/he will help develop, and coordinate the new international master track Dialogue, Health and Society (starting September 2021). The track focuses on fundamental interaction-analytic research so as to facilitate and evaluate different forms of dialogue in the health domain. The new assistant professor is familiar with different theoretical and methodological research traditions, including the quantitative analysis of larger data sets. S/he is interested in interculturality, gender diversity and inclusivity and knows how to connect these themes with dialogue practice and practitioners.”

Royal Roads U: Faculty in Communication (Canada)

“Job1 year position for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Communication, School of Communication & Culture, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada. Deadline: 27 August 2020.

Royal Roads University invites interest in a limited-term Faculty appointment at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor within the School of Communication and Culture (SCC) in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. As a full-time core faculty member, you would play a key role in the delivery of SCC’s programs. SCC offers three degree programs in the study of communication and culture which are focused on the theory and practice of professional communication, in a wide range of contexts including media, organizational and intercultural. They stress a critical-professional educational approach.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about helping others achieve their academic pursuits and will have demonstrated teaching experience at undergraduate and the graduate levels in the field of communication studies; a sensitivity to diversity in teaching, learning and research; an ability to work as a team member within an interdisciplinary outcome-based curriculum; and administrative experience and abilities, preferably in a university setting.

The position will start in October 2020, but RRU is teaching online this fall, so immediate relocation will not be required.

HK Polytechnic: Area Studies & Intercultural Communication (Hong Kong)

“JobAssistant Professor in Area Studies & Intercultural Communication / Language Teaching & Learning, Department of English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: Open until filled (posted July 17, 2020).

The Department of English within the Faculty of Humanities at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has a long history of producing high quality graduates for the professional workplace. Our focus areas are professional communication and applied language studies, and we provide teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. With a team of 25 full-time academic staff, the Department is also actively engaged in applied research in language and communication.

U Amsterdam: Media & Culture (the Netherlands)

“JobAssistant professor of Media and Culture, Department of Media Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Deadline: 3 August 2020.

The Department of Media Studies is looking for an Assistant professor in Media and Culture who will bring to the position an innovative research agenda and relevant teaching expertise in cultural approaches to media. We are looking for a candidate with a strong research profile in media in film, television and cross-media studies.

The selected candidate will teach courses in the BA programme in Media and Culture, as well as in our MA programmes in Film Studies, Television and Cross Media Culture, and the Research MA Media Studies. Ideally, the candidate will be able to teach courses across a range of media, in particular television, film, and digital media, as well as their intersections.

NOTE: There is also a position available in Media and Information.

U Antwerp: Heritage Studies (Belgium)

“JobTenured academic staff, Heritage studies focused on participatory methods of heritage management and heritage education, Faculty of Design Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium. Deadline: 16 August 2020.

You will teach and contribute to course units at Bachelor’s and Master’s level within the learning trajectories towards Heritage educator and Heritage designer, such as Heritage Education and Access, Research techniques for heritage labs, Project management movable and intangible heritage, Intangible heritage and participatory methods, Innovative policy and management techniques, Safeguarding repertoires, internship and follow-up of the educational master in Heritage. You will supervise bachelor, master and doctoral students. You will expand the scientific research in the area of participatory methods of heritage management and heritage education.

U Sydney: Media/Communications/Journalism (Australia)

“JobProfessor/Associate Professor in Media and Communications, Journalism Specialisation, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, School of Literature, Art and Media, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Deadline: 2 August 2020.

The University of Sydney is seeking to appoint an outstanding senior academic at the level of Professor or Associate Professor in Media and Communications (Journalism Specialisation) to join a rapidly growing and highly successful department. The successful candidate will possess a strong track record of critical, reflexive research and be able to articulate strong intellectual and pedagogical visions for the interdisciplinary fields of international journalism, public relations, and/or strategic communication. The successful candidate will be an eminent scholar capable of providing a high level of disciplinary and organisational leadership, evidenced in strong track records of mentoring and developing research teams and facilitating impactful collaborations with national and international partners.

York St. John U: TESOL/Linguistics (UK)

“JobLecturer, TESOL and Linguistics, School of Education, Language and Psychology, York St. John University, York, UK. Deadline: 15 June 2020.

York St. John University is currently seeking a Lecturer in TESOL and Linguistics to start 1st August 2020. The successful candidate will join a team of fifteen Languages and Linguistics academics based within the School of Education, Language and Psychology. They offer BA and MA programmes in British Sign Language, Deaf Studies, Educational Linguistics, English Language and Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, Japanese, Korean, Language and Social Justice, and TESOL. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in TESOL and Linguistics.

Candidates should have the experience and expertise to teach across a range of linguistics modules such as introductory grammar and phonetics, second language acquisition and multilingualism. It is essential that candidates hold a doctoral level qualification, or are near completion, and are actively engaged in research. Research expertise should be in TESOL, and may also be related to one or more of the following areas: applied linguistics; corpus linguistics; digital communication; discourse analysis; forensic linguistics; language acquisition; psycholinguistics; queer and feminist linguistic theory; sociolinguistics; syntax.