North Central College: Health & Intercultural Comm (USA)

“Job

Assistant Professor of Communication (Health and Intercultural Communication) at North Central College, Illinois, USA. Deadline: October 29, 2019.

The Department of Communication and Media Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at North Central College seeks to hire a communication generalist with expertise in health and intercultural communication as a tenure-track assistant professor to begin work August 1, 2020. They are particularly interested in applicants whose research explores the intersections of race, ethnicity and/or cultural difference with health communication. A Ph.D. in communication or a closely-related field is preferred, although strong candidates who are ABD will be considered.

U Pittsburgh: Asst Prof in Race & Media (USA)

“Job

Assistant Professor in Race & Media, Department of Communication, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. Deadline: October 1, 2019.

Pending budgetary approval, the Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh seeks an Assistant Professor pursuing the study of race and media using qualitative methodology, including but not limited to critical, ethnographic, historical, legal, performative, philosophical, rhetorical, or visual perspectives. Potential areas of research might include: racial representations in one or more media; race’s mediated intersectionalities with class, (dis)ability, gender, gender identity, sex, and sexuality; the role of racial difference in media production; the links between media policy and race; race in digital contexts; audience engagement with racial identity; or race and global media.

The intellectual environment at the University of Pittsburgh provides ample opportunities for interdisciplinary cooperation. Positioning a new faculty member to forge collaborative, interdisciplinary links, the Department has developed working relationships with distinguished programs in Cultural Studies, Global Studies, Africana Studies, Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies, English, History, Sociology, Political Science, Religious Studies, the Graduate School of Political and International Affairs, the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, and the Business School, to name a few. Appointees will teach current undergraduate and graduate courses, develop new courses in the area of their research specialization, and otherwise participate in the Department’s intellectually vigorous graduate program.

Western Sydney U: VC Research Fellowships (Australia)

“Job

50 Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellowships, Western Sydney University, Australia. Deadline: 22 September 2019.

 

Western Sydney is recruiting 50 early and mid-career researchers, nationally and internationally, over the next five years through a new Vice Chancellor’s Fellowship Scheme. One of these will be in Cultural Policy and Planning with the Institute for Culture and Society. The Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow with expertise in this focus area will work in close partnership with a range of cultural agencies, local governments and intergovernmental organizations in the analysis and design of cultural infrastructure and cultural development planning at a local level and international level, including arts strategies and cultural policies.

It is anticipated that the Research/Senior Research Fellow roles will have a 70% research component. The remainder of their workload will involve contributing to the School/Institute teaching program including, but not limited to the preparation and delivery of lectures & seminars, development of course material with the appropriate advice and support of more senior staff, marking and assessment and student consultation.

Colorado State U: Rhetoric & Race (USA)

“Job

Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Race, Department of Communication Studies, Colorado State University. Deadline: September 16, 2019.

The Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University seeks an assistant professor who specializes in rhetoric and race in the United States. Approaches to rhetoric outside the Western and/or European tradition are welcome and encouraged. Successful candidates will study race through any of a number of rhetorical perspectives (theory, history, criticism, or any combination of these approaches) and will demonstrate race is a central and animating focus of their scholarship and teaching in their application. Possible areas of study include but are not limited to racial rhetorical criticism, antiracism rhetorics, post-racism, race and space/place/borders, intersectionality, whiteness, decolonizing rhetorical scholarship, and Latina/o/x rhetorics, Asian/Pacific American rhetorics, Black and/or African American rhetorics, and Indigenous and/or Native rhetorics, among others.This faculty member will revise and teach SPCM 540: Rhetoric, Race, and Identity; develop new coursework in rhetoric and race at the undergraduate, M.A., and Ph.D. level; and rotate with other faculty to teach and revise current department courses in rhetoric like SPCM 201: The History and Theory of Rhetoric (previously entitled Rhetoric and Western Thought). Candidates will employ humanistic and/or critical methods in their study of rhetoric and race. While CSU welcomes candidates with diverse academic training in rhetoric, they seek applicants whose research and scholarly training is deeply conversant with the Communication Studies discipline.

U Vienna: Media & Intersectionality (Austria)

“Job

Tenure-Track Professorship in Media and Intersectionality, Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna, Austria. Deadline: 18 September 2019.

In research and teaching, this position should cover the role of media for the intersection of various categories of difference, especially with regard to gender but also ethnicity, class, nationality, sexuality, and/or age. Knowledge on theories and methods of communication science as well as in Gender respectively Intersectionality Studies is required. The position is open to the full range of epistemological approaches within the area of communication research.

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution; as a general rule, applicants must have gained research experience outside the University of Vienna for a total of at least two years during or after their doctoral studies

  • Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation

  • Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding

  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues

The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

Maynooth U: Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures (Ireland)

“Job

Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures, Maynooth University, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland. Deadline: 29 September 2019.

Maynooth University are seeking an academic with an outstanding record to join our staff as Professor of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. The person appointed will have an excellent record of teaching, research, publication, securing national and/or international funding; he/she will also have a very high level of language competence in one or more of the School’s core languages: Chinese, French, German and Spanish. While the appointee will be firmly rooted in his/her own subject/language area and contribute to all aspects of the teaching programme of this subject/language, he/she is expected to provide academic, strategic and scholarly leadership across all subject areas within the School. The area of expertise is open; however, given the ongoing curriculum developments at Maynooth University and the involvement of the SMLLC in the new curriculum, preference will be given to candidates who have an outstanding research profile in one or more of the following areas:

  • French/Francophone/German/Chinese/Spanish/Latin American Literature or Film;
  • Applied Linguistics; Foreign/Second Language Acquisition; Foreign/Second Language Pedagogy;
  • Intercultural Communication/Intercultural Studies/Translation Studies.

SDSU: Asst Prof of Communication, Differences & Disparities (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Communication, Difference, & Disparities, School of Communication, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA. Deadline: October 1, 2019.

The School of Communication at San Diego State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position specializing in Communication, Difference, and Disparities at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin Fall 2020.

The selected candidate will demonstrate expertise in the study of communication, difference, and disparities particularly concerning historically marginalized groups. The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching related courses such as Intercultural Communication and others addressing difference and disparities at the undergraduate and graduate level. Also, the selected candidate will contribute to at least one of the research centers or institute housed within the School of Communication (i.e., Center for Communication, Health, and the Public Good; Center for the Study of Media and Performance; and Institute for Dialogue and Social Justice).

U Auckland: Lecturer in Communication (New Zealand)

“Job

Lecturer in Communication, Faculty of Arts, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Deadline: 18 August 2019.

This is a permanent (tenure track) position. The appointed candidate will join the Media and Communications team which offers three undergraduate majors (Media, Film and Television; Communication; and Screen Production) and two postgraduate programmes (Media and Communication and Screen Production). The university also has two PhD programmes: an academic PhD and a PhD with creative practice.

The ideal candidate will have an area of expertise which may include critical analyses of advertising, journalism, algorithm studies or other approaches to social media and digital platforms. But there is also interest in seeing applications from researchers who explore how gender, ethnicity, and indigeneity intersect with digital cultures. Applicants welcome who combine academic qualifications and research with prior work experience in professional or applied contexts. Candidates will be expected to have familiarity with both quantitative and qualitative research methods in the fields of Media Studies and Communication.

Hong Kong Baptist U: Translation/Interpreting (Hong Kong)

“JobAssociate Professor / Assistant Professor in Translation or Interpreting, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. Deadline: 17 August 2019.

The HKBU Translation Programme was established in 1990, and from 1 September 2019 will become the Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, having been awarded full independent departmental status.

The Department offers programmes at BA, MA and Research Postgraduate levels, and is among the most internationalized such departments in the region, with an academic staff that comprises members from Hong Kong, Mainland, Taiwan, Spain, the UK and Australia. The Department has particular strengths in literary translation, minority cultures in translation, and interpreting, and is also seeking to expand its profile in the field of translation technology.

The Department is now seeking applicants for the above position. Applicants from all areas of the discipline will be considered. Preference will be given to those with expertise in one of the following clusters: (i) translation technology, translation-related applications of big data, and localization; (ii) interpreting studies; and (iii) minority translation studies. The ability to teach related linguistics courses will be considered an advantage. Given the Chinese/English orientation of the majority of the Department’s course offerings, a command of Chinese is expected.

Nottingham Trent U: Intercultural Communication (UK)

“Job
Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, School of Arts and Humanities, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK. Deadline: 21 July 2019.

Nottingham Trent University is looking to recruit an ambitious and enthusiastic Lecturer with the specialist knowledge to teach and engage in scholarly activity in Intercultural Communication with particular expertise in two or more of the following areas: Dialectical approaches to the study of intercultural communication; Intersectionality, social construction and social representation; Discourse, identity and intercultural communication; Intercultural communication and ELT pedagogy; Conflict and conflict resolution; Ideology, Power and Globalisation.