U Tampa Job Ad: Intercultural Communication (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor of Communication, University of Tampa, Florida. Open until filled, posted August 6, 2018.

The Communication Department at the University of Tampa seeks a candidate with a Ph.D. (by time of appointment) in Communication or a related field to teach a range of possible undergraduate communication courses. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in intercultural communication, and we encourage applications from scholars who approach the field from a perspective informed by critical studies in race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, and/or critical engagement with the Global South. We welcome candidates who can strengthen the critical and cultural diversity in our curriculum, including updating existing courses and proposing new ones (as needed).

UCSB Job Ad: Intergroup Communication (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor of Intergroup Communication, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA. Deadline: September 15, 2018.

The Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of intergroup communication at the level of Assistant Professor, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field prior to the start date and a strong social science background with a record of publishing innovative, empirical research. Intergroup communication concerns the ways in which intergroup relations affect, and are affected by, communication. We seek candidates whose work focuses on either traditional (e.g., language, gender, race and ethnicity) or emerging areas of inquiry, such as health, evolution, cognition, and new media. The successful candidate will be a social scientist whose work foregrounds the role of intergroup communication in their area of expertise. Candidates are expected to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels and be active in professional and campus service.

CSU San Marcos Job Ad: Conflict & Peace Studies (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor, Conflict and Peace Studies at California State University San Marcos, CA, USA. Deadline: September 15, 2018.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication by August 2019. Candidates in interdisciplinary fields with extensive communication training, teaching and/or scholarship will also be considered. A scholar with demonstrated capacity to launch and sustain a research program of quality in conflict and peace studies from a communication perspective. Applicants must possess demonstrated teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level.

U Leeds Job Ad: Media & Communication (UK)

Job adsProfessor of Media and Communication, School of Media and Communication, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures, University of Leeds, UK. Deadline: 24 August 2018.

The School of Media and Communication at the University of Leeds is a vibrant and highly ranked department with a commitment to excellence in both research and teaching. We are looking to appoint a Professor to join us to provide leadership across the range of our activities. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance the School’s research and teaching activities, working with colleagues to develop our international profile and standing. Applications are welcome from candidates whose research extends our strengths in media industries and cultural production, Journalism, political communication, global communication, visual media and communication, and digital cultures.

Hong Kong Polytechnic Job Ads: Bilingualism & Communication (Hong Kong)

Job adsProfessor in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication / Chinese Linguistics / Chinese Language Education (2 positions), Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. Deadline: August 2, 2018.

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, preferably with one of the following specialisms: i) Clinical Linguistics, Special Education Needs, Language Pathology, Speech Therapy, Neuroscience or Computational Linguistics with usage of language technology in digital humanities and big data analytics. Additional expertise in other areas of the humanities such as media studies or language and literature will be a significant advantage; ii) Bilingual Corporate Communication, Intercultural Communication, Bilingualism/Multilingualism or related fields; iii) Cantonese Linguistics (e.g. Syntax, Semantics, Sociolinguistics or Phonology); or iv) Chinese Language Education, and/or Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language; (b) substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent record of relevant academic and/or professional achievements; (c) a high level of fluency in English; and (d) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly activities and professional service.  For the post in Applied Language Sciences / Bilingualism and Communication, preference will be given to those who are fluent in Cantonese or Putonghua and literate in written Chinese.  For the post in Chinese Language Education, preference will be given to those who are familiar with primary and secondary education in Hong Kong, and/or the International Baccalaureate curriculum.

U Queensland Job Ad: Applied Linguistics (Australia)

Job adsLecturer in Applied Linguistics, School of Languages and Cultures, The University of Queensland (Australia). Deadline: July 28, 2018.

The School is looking to appoint a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics in the process of building an international research profile in an area of relevance to the current teaching and research profile of the program.  Individuals with research and teaching interests in any area of applied linguistics are welcome to apply, although those with an interest in one or more of the following are especially encouraged to apply: intercultural communication, discourse and pragmatics, sociolinguistics.  Research interests in one or more of the languages taught in the school would also be advantageous.  The successful appointee will engage in undergraduate teaching and postgraduate supervision, undertake and contribute to further development of the School’s Applied Linguistics program, as well as performing research, service/engagement and other activities associated with the School.

Lahore U of Management Sciences Job Ad: International Relations (Pakistan)

Job adsChair in International Relations, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Deadline: 31 July 2018.

The Mushtaq Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) seeks a qualified scholar to occupy the Dr. Khurshid Hyder Chair. The qualified person will either be a Senior Associate Professor or Full Professor (PhD required) who has research focus and teaching experience in the disciplinary areas of International Relations/Political Science.

The research concentration can range from conflict and security studies to multi- or bi-lateral diplomacy within South Asia or in other geographical regions (Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Europe, East Asia). Preferably the Chair will have further specialization in the study of International Cooperation and Institutions.

U Glasgow Job Ad: Media, Journalism & Communications (UK)

Job adsLecturer in Media, Journalism and Communications, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 9 July 2018.

Job Purpose: To contribute to and build on the existing success of the MSc in Media, Communications and International Journalism, and to support future growth within that programme. To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Social & Political Sciences. This will include delivering, organising and reviewing these processes in line with School strategic objectives.

Sunway U Job Ad: Communication & Media (Malaysia)

Job adsProfessor of Communication and Media Studies, Department of Communication and Liberal Arts, Sunway University, Malaysia. Deadline: 21 July 2018.

The Sunway University Department of Communication and Liberal Arts invites outstanding applicants for the position of Professor in the discipline of Communication and Media Studies (Advertising, Public Relations, or Corporate Communication).

We welcome dynamic, self-driven candidates who will contribute to the advancement of our tradition of excellence. Successful candidates will hold a PhD in the field of Communication, with ideally five years of university experience. Candidates should have a sound record of research with a clear research strategy, demonstrating the potential to develop research leadership in any one of the above areas of expertise. Applicants must have the ability to teach and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Swansea U Job Ad: International Development/Relations (UK)

Job adsLecturer in International Development or International Relations, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK. Deadline: 2 July 2018.

The department seeks to appoint a specialist in the ethical or theoretical aspects of international development or international relations and with a particular focus on international humanitarian action, and/or international climate change. Applicants, however, must be able to relate their ethical or theoretical interests to applied contexts and global policy challenges.