Newcastle U: Intercultural Communication (UK)


Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK. Deadline: 24 June 2022.

The School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences (ECLS) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Intercultural Communication. The successful applicant will be part of a diverse and collegiate team of academics, researchers and professional support staff delivering high quality teaching and research in the Applied Linguistics & Communication (ALC) subject area. You will have a strong background in Intercultural Communication and will have expertise in international workplaces, virtual exchange, migration and mobility, or minoritised communities.

You will carry out high quality research in the area of Intercultural Communication, contributing to the profile and research culture of the ALC subject area, the School of ECLS, and the relevant research centres and institutes across the University.

You will make a significant contribution to teaching, personal tutoring, and supervision within the ALC subject area, particularly on the suite of MA Cross-Cultural Communication programmes, and also at undergraduate level. Preferably, you will have experience of teaching Sociolinguistics and/or Research Methods at postgraduate level. You will, where appropriate, make a contribution to academic administration within the School.

U Otago: Communication Studies (New Zealand)


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Deadline: 3 July 2022.

The University of Otago is seeking to appoint an outstanding Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies to join Pāpāho, Whitiāhua, Pārokoroko/the Media, Film and Communication programme, in Te Wai Pounamu, the stunning South Island of Aotearoa New Zealand. The role is a full time, permanent (confirmation path) position. The successful candidate will contribute to critical cultural and communication research and teaching. This involves developing curriculum at the undergraduate level, supervising postgraduate students, and carrying out independent research.

As a programme they aim to bring Māori culture into an intersectional dialogue with broader issues of representation, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and political agency through the study of Media, Film and Communication. As a result, they will welcome applications from outside New Zealand, and particularly welcome applications from Māori and Pacifika scholars with research interests in any area of Communication Studies.


King’s College London: Sociolinguistics (UK)


Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, School of Education, Communication and Society, King’s College London, London, UK. Deadline: 22 June 2022.

The School of Education, Communication and Society is advertising a 12-month fixed-term lectureship in Sociolinguistics on King’s Academic Education Pathway (AEP). The School is looking for an individual who can make an exceptional contribution to the Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication (LDC). LDC is a major UK centre for Sociolinguistics, Discourse Studies and Applied Linguistics. The centre offers BA, Masters and Doctoral programmes.

Candidates will hold a PhD in Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related area. They will be expected to contribute to UG and PGT teaching and supervision, primarily in the area of sociolinguistics. They will be contributing to the teaching on the MA Language and Cultural Diversity, including modules such as ‘Language and Power’ and ‘Linguistic Politeness’ as well as research methods. The role holder will have experience of teaching at PG and/or UG level in the area of Applied and Sociolinguistics, and they will have a passion for teaching and an interest in innovation in teaching and learning.

They particularly welcome candidates from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to reflect the community they serve.

Dublin City U: Migration Studies (Ireland)

“JobAssistant Professor of Migration Studies, Faculty of Humanities and School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS), Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, UK. Deadline: 31 May 2022.

SALIS has a long tradition of teaching and research in Intercultural Studies and a strong international reputation in this field. They currently offer a BA in Social Science and Cultural Innovation and an MA in Refugee Integration, as well as modules at doctoral level. The existing Intercultural Studies team carries out research on aspects of multiculturalism, conflict resolution, global cultures and forced migration. They are home to a vibrant PhD community and also welcome post-doctoral fellows.

The appointee will report to the Head of School and actively contribute to the existing Intercultural and Migration Studies teaching, research and administrative activities of SALIS. The successful candidate will be able to prepare, deliver and assess a range of core subjects at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD level in a manner consistent with DCU’s high academic standards and in a hybrid environment which involves both campus delivery and elements of remote delivery. Teaching extends to supporting innovation in curriculum development.

NOTE: There is a second position for an Assistant Professor in Translation Studies, also as part of the Faculty of Humanities and SALIS, having the same deadline. Knowledge of one or more of the languages taught in SALIS (Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Spanish), in addition to excellent English skills, is required.

Royal Roads U: Communication & Culture (Canada)

“JobAssistant/Associate/Full Professor, School of Communication and Culture, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada. Deadline: 30 May 2022.

Royal Roads University invites your interest in a 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 (FSAS). As a full-time core faculty member, you will 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 is 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.

Hong Kong Polytechnic: Chinese & Bilingual Studies (Hong Kong)

“JobMultiple positions, Department of Chinese & Bilingual Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. Deadline: 24 June 2022.

1. Professor/Associate Professor of Bilingualism and Communication

2. Assistant Professor in Chinese-English interpreting

The Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies (CBS) is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Humanities. One of the core missions of CBS is to promote and develop studies of Chinese in multilingual contexts and studies of multilingualism in Chinese contexts. With over 40 full-time academic and teaching staff members, CBS is a vibrant center for research in the areas of Chinese linguistics, corpus linguistics, language and communication disorders, cognitive neuroscience, bilingual communication, Chinese language education, Chinese language testing, language technology, and translation and interpreting. The Department now seeks to extend its strength in areas like language data analytics and computational linguistics. The Department is also devoted to offering high-quality education programmes at different levels (bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral) in Chinese Linguistics, Chinese Language Teaching, Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language, Speech Therapy, Translating and Interpreting, Bilingual Corporate Communication, as well as Korean/Japanese language and culture courses at bachelor’s level. Within the Department, there is a PolyU- PekingU Research Centre on Chinese Linguistics, a Speech Therapy Unit, a Research Centre for Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, and a Centre for Translation Studies.

NOTE: there are also several other positions available in this department.

U Gothenburg: Intercultural Communication (Sweden)


Senior Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, Department of Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Deadline: 17 May 2022.

Subject area description: The topic of communication focuses on understanding various forms of communication in different contexts. Communication is an interdisciplinary area at the intersection of social sciences, humanities and technology. Intercultural communication explores the influence of culture on communication in different areas of application, ranging from business to cooperation and conflict.

Job assignments: This position of senior lecturer includes teaching and skills development, with the aim that the teaching will be research connected. In this position you are expected to:

  • Teach courses in the international Master’s in Communication programme (which is taught entirely in English).
  • Ensure that your teaching efforts are based on research-related competence.
  • Prepare and deliver entire courses or parts of courses and be able to take on course responsibilities.
  • Grade examination assignments.
  • Supervise master’s theses widely across the field of communication.
  • Other administrative tasks related to the position might be relevant.

City U Macau: Several Positions in Applied Linguistics & English (China)

“JobSeveral positions are available in Applied Linguistics & English Studies, City University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: 21 May 2022.

1. Assistant Professor, Applied Linguistics & English Studies

2. Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics & English Studies

3. Professor, Applied Linguistics and English Studies

In each case, they are looking for at least two areas of the following aspects of Applied Linguistics and English Studies: Applied Linguistics; AI for linguistic studies; Multimodality learning; Corpus Linguistics; Teaching languages to young learners; language development; Psycholinguistics; Intercultural Communication; Second language acquisition; Research methods in social sciences; Multilingual education; translation; speech and language therapy; language disability.

U Manchester: Lecturers in Translation & Intercultural Studies (UK)


Two Lecturer positions are available at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline for both: 13 May 2022.

1. Lecturer in Intercultural Communication

Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, which is tenable from 1 September 2023 and offered on an open-ended basis. The appointed person must be able to deliver courses that successfully cover or combine the study of several of the following:

  • Intercultural communication in the context of crisis communication, diplomacy, international development, international migration
  • Intercultural communication in international media production and consumption
  • Intercultural communication in business or institutional contexts
  • Intercultural communication in transnational popular culture
  • Intercultural competence skills training
  • Critical intercultural communication in social identity formation / social movements
  • Postcolonial intercultural communication

2. Lecturer in Translation and Intercultural Studies

This permanent appointment will make a major contribution to Translation and Interpreting Studies at MA level through delivery of theoretical core courses and practice-oriented course units in some of the following areas:

  • audio-visual translation
  • commercial translation
  • legal translation
  • medical translation
  • scientific translation
  • technical translation
  • translating for international organisations
  • public service interpreting

Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one other language (preferably Mandarin) and must have experience developing online teaching materials.

Trinity College Dublin: Turkish Cultural History (UK)

Yunus Emre Institute Lectureship in Turkish Cultural History, Yunus Emre Institute, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, UK. Deadline: 16 May 2022.

The Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies welcomes applications for the position of Lecturer (Yunus Emre Institute Lectureship in Turkish Cultural History) in Turkish Cultural History. Applications from candidates with a specialisation in the social and/or cultural history of the Ottoman Empire will be particularly welcome. Applicants must hold a PhD and have a strong research profile appropriate to their career stage. They will be expected to demonstrate an ability to address wider thematic debates and to teach survey courses to undergraduates, as well as offer more advanced research led modules in their area of specialisation. They will also be expected to develop modules for post graduate students. The successful candidate will develop new modules as well as contribute to modules in the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies and in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies. The successful candidate will also be expected to undertake the organisation of public events and outreach related to Turkish Cultural History in consultation with the Head of Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies and the Yunus Emre Institute.

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