French Culture and French Intercultural Communication (Denmark)

“JobProfessor of French Culture and French Intercultural Communication, Department of German and Romance Languages, University of Aarhus, Denmark. Deadline: 2 March 2020.

The School of Communication and Culture invites applications for the position of full professor of French culture and French intercultural communication based at the French section within the Department of German and Romance Languages. The department is looking for a dedicated applicant who has contributed substantially to research and teaching in the area of French culture and intercultural communication (including Danish-French), with a focus on culture and literature or on linguistics and communication. Applicants must also be qualified to teach core courses at BA and MA level within the above-mentioned areas.

Hong Kong Baptist U: Communication Studies (China)

“JobProfessor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: February 20, 2020.

The Department invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Organizational Communication and Public Relations. The successful candidates must have a PhD degree in communication or a relevant field, and should be able to teach public relations courses and/or communication studies courses (e.g., interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, information technology and social impact, and empirical research methods).

Hong Kong Baptist U: Research Prof in Linguistics (China)

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Research Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: February 6, 2020.

The Department of English Language and Literature, Hong Kong Baptist University, invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor in linguistics. Applicants should possess (1) a PhD in linguistics or a closely-related discipline and (2) an active, impact-bearing research programme including evidence of (or potential for) successfully granted research funded from public and/or private sources. Applicants possessing credible experience in cross-disciplinary research, promoting promising ties with potential collaborating institutions, and engendering social impact through their research programme will be broadly considered. The appointee is expected to teach no more than two courses each year in relation to his/her expertise.

Tsuda U: Communication Studies (Japan)

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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Communication Studies (with tenure) at Tsuda University, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: March 17, 2020.

The Department of English at Tsuda University is seeking to hire an Assistant/Associate Professor in Communication Studies (with tenure), starting on April 1, 2021. Thew new faculty member will teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including but not limited to communication theory and research, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, and rhetorical criticism. The successful candidate is also expected to teach English language courses such as Academic Writing, Public Speaking, and Debate.

The language of instruction will primarily be English. However, the successful candidate should also have sufficient Japanese proficiency to handle daily academic and administrative work.

 

U Macau: Assist/Assoc Prof in Journalism (China)

“JobAssociate/Assistant Professor in Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled, but review begins mid-February 2020.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the positions of Associate/Assistant Professor in Communication. They are specifically looking for applicants in data journalism 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: journalism, data journalism, new media studies, public relations, advertising, research methods, big data communication research and/or communication theories.

Columbia Basin College: Intercultural Studies (USA)

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Assistant Professor for Intercultural Studies, Columbia Basin College, Kennewick, Washington. Deadline: January 6, 2020 or until filled.

Columbia Basin College is currently seeking an outstanding and enthusiastic individual who can teach a broad range of courses in Intercultural Studies.  The individual chosen will teach Hispanic Cultures and other possible courses in Chicano History, Mexican History, American Diversity, History, Sociology, Anthropology or Foreign Language, depending on the candidate’s academic degree and background.

Eastern Michigan U: Intercultural/Interracial Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Intercultural and Interracial Communication, School of Communication, Media, and Theatre Arts, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. Deadline: January 1, 2020.

The School of Communication, Media, and Theatre Arts at Eastern Michigan University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in intercultural and interracial communication. The successful candidate will bring strong teaching and scholarly expertise in intercultural and interracial communication, and join a faculty committed to advocacy and social justice through the scholarship and pedagogy of effective communication in a variety of social, personal, and professional settings. In addition to teaching undergraduate intercultural and interracial communication courses, the appointment may also include teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses related to the candidate’s qualifications. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in relevant scholarly work as well as department, university, and other professional service.

York U: Middle Eastern Diasporic Literatures & Cultures (Canada)

“JobAssistant Professor of Middle Eastern Diasporic Literatures and Cultures, English Department, York University, York, Ontario, Canada. Deadline: January 25, 2020.

The Department of English, in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, invites applications for a tenure-track Professorial Stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern Diasporic Literatures and Cultures to commence July 1st 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research can be situated within the fields of Postcolonial and World Literature in English within and across periods, genres, and regions. Interdisciplinary and intermedial approaches are especially welcome. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in English Literature or a related field with a specialization in Middle Eastern Diasporic Literatures and Cultures; a dynamic, substantial, and ongoing research portfolio; an innovative scholarly profile; and a track record of experience and demonstrable excellence in university teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates who engage Middle Eastern Diasporic Literatures and Cultures from a variety of global perspectives that may include but should not be limited to North America, with demonstrated expertise in theoretical and critical paradigms in Postcolonial and/or World Literature. The successful applicant will direct courses in World Literature and Postcolonial writing at all levels, contribute to curricular development in their area of specialization, and participate actively in the graduate program. The successful applicant shall be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in such priority areas as experiential education and technology-enhanced learning is preferred.

U Chicago: Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse (USA)

“JobSenior Lecturer and Deputy Director of Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Deadline: December 31, 2019.

The Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for the position of a full-time Senior Lecturer in the Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse, for a three-year renewable term beginning 1 September 2020. In addition to the appointment as Senior Lecturer, the successful candidate will be appointed as Deputy Director of the Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse.

Rooted in the University of Chicago’s principles of freedom of expression and academic inquiry, the Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse offers an innovative curriculum in the theory and practice of public discourse and deliberation. It strives to foster open and inclusive public discourse by developing students’ abilities to articulate and communicate their ideas effectively, thereby allowing them to engage productively in civic deliberation and dialogue. Theory-driven as well as practice-oriented, the Parrhesia Program offers courses at multiple levels of instruction, such as courses on the history and theory of free discourse and rhetoric as well as on the principles and practices of public speaking, deliberation, and dialogue. The curriculum aims to develop communicative competence within a wide variety of communities, including academic, professional, and civic.

Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia: History of East and Southeast Asia (Italy)

“JobAssistant Professor in History of East and South-East Asia, Department of Asian and North African Studies, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy. Deadline: 14 January 2020.

Ca’ Foscari is looking for a researcher in the area of History of East and South-East Asia, who will be involved in the “Department of Excellence” project. The successful candidate should be capable of inspiring students to become game-changers in their own fields and to make a genuine difference in the world.

The position will be hosted in the Department of Asian and North African Studies. The Department has recently received a  “Department of Excellence” Award by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research. The Excellence Award has allowed the department to receive additional state funding to develop innovative projects for the creation of the Marco Polo International Research Centre (MaP) Centre for Global Europe-Asia Connections. The aim is to foster scientific cooperation at international level on innovative topics such as new religious identities, migrations, climate change and the history of relations between Europe, Asia and the Arab and Islamic world in a Transcultural perspective.

The specific fields of interest, often cross-disciplinary, can be divided into four main areas: linguistics, philology and literature; religions and philosophy; archaeology and cultural heritage conservation, figurative arts and perf