SOAS U of London: Senior Lecturer/Reader in Anthropology: Migration & Diaspora (UK)

“JobSenior Lecturer / Reader in Anthropology, Department of Anthropology & Sociology, SOAS University of London, London, UK. Deadline: 5 February 2023.

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology welcomes applications for a Senior Lectureship/Reader in Anthropology (starting in September 2023). The successful candidate will be an outstanding anthropologist/social scientist with the requisite teaching and research experience and topical expertise to deliver undergraduate and postgraduate modules in migration and diaspora studies, as well as in the wider discipline of anthropology. Regional specialism is open to any area of Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and their diasporas. It is expected that you will have expertise relevant to the vision and strategy of SOAS, including a strong interest in applying a global lens to the critical issues of our time.

You must have a PhD in Social/Cultural Anthropology or closely allied field and a record of excellence in anthropological research on diaspora, migration and displacement. This will be evidenced by original ethnographic field research, high-quality publications and other research outputs, keynotes and conference presentations, as well as a track record of successful grant applications. We particularly welcome candidates who demonstrate the potential to contribute to the development of innovative pedagogies and have experience working with students of diverse backgrounds and life experiences.

In addition to teaching and research, the role holder will be expected to act as chair of the Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies, supervise dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise doctoral research and writing, contribute to academic advising, and hold administrative roles as appropriate within the Department, College, and School.

Newcastle U: Second Language Acquisition (UK)

“JobSenior Lecturer in Second Language Acquisition, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK. Deadline: 7 February 2023.

The School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics wishes to appoint an outstanding teacher and researcher to the open-ended, full-time post of Senior Lecturer in Second Language Acquisition. The appointee will make major contributions to teaching, learning, research and impact in the English Language and Linguistics subject group, and be an active member of the Language Evolution, Acquisition and Development research group.

Applicants will have a completed PhD in Linguistics or a related discipline, and be able to demonstrate success in teaching Second Language Acquisition at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Applicants will have an outstanding record in research (including outputs, engagement/ impact activities and bids for external grant income) that is informed by linguistic theory and firmly embedded in the field of Second Language Acquisition. Proficiency in the collection, handling and analysis of second language data is essential, as is a track record in attracting PhD students and supervising them to completion. Applicants will also demonstrate clear potential for making a strong contribution to the School’s and Faculty’s collaborative education and research culture.

U Leiden: Conflict Resolution (Netherlands)


Assistant Professor in Conflict Resolution and International Organization, Institute of Security and Global Affairs, University of Leiden, Netherlands. Deadline: 9 January 2023.

Leiden University’s Institute of Security and Global Affairs (ISGA) is inviting applications for a full-time Assistant Professor position in Conflict Resolution and International Organization. The successful candidate will have demonstrable research record in themes related to the vacancy and a strong teaching background in methods and research design as well as in topics related to the Institute’s Bachelor’s and Master’s programme offerings. The position is aimed at strengthening the Institute’s teaching, research and grant-acquisition capacities in a phase of growth and exciting interdisciplinary research opportunities.

The successful applicant will be part of an ambitious and dynamically growing Institute and is expected to:

  • conduct independent research in the fields of conflict resolution and international organization, including topics related to international institutions and global governance;
  • support the ongoing development and implementation of the ISGA’s research strategy by publishing in leading international outlets and by attracting research grants;
  • teach in the advanced MSc programme International Relations and Diplomacy;
  • teach in the MSc in Crisis and Security Management, or the minor in Global Affairs;
  • be able to teach qualitative or quantitative methods courses;
  • contribute to the development of new courses or programme offerings at the graduate or undergraduate level;
  • participate in committees related to the Institute and its programmes;
    supervise theses.

U Glasgow: Sociolinguistics (UK)


Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 15 January 2023.

The School of Critical Studies seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Sociolinguistics based in the subject area of English Language & Linguistics, which provides world leading research in the analysis of speech and the use of digital technologies in linguistics. The postholder will contribute to, and expand on, the existing research strengths in the area of sociolinguistics, specialising in multilingualism, language attitudes, interactional sociolinguistics, amongst others. Applicants with experience in research with a qualitative orientation are particularly welcome. The successful candidate will have an excellent publication record and demonstrate the potential for attracting external grant funding. They will offer courses at UG and PG level, in addition to recruiting and supervising PhD students.

U Manchester: Translation Studies (UK)

“JobLecturer in Translation Studies (6 month position), School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline: 5 January 2023.

Applications are invited for the post of teaching-focused Lecturer in Translation Studies, which is tenable from 15 January 2023 for a period of 6 months. The post-holder will be primarily responsible for convening, delivering and assessing a 30-credit course unit, ‘Translating for Business and Institutions 2’, which forms part of the MA in Translation and Interpreting Studies. They may also be required to contribute to other MA supervision, teaching and assessment activities on the MA programme. You must have a PhD or equivalent in translation or interpreting studies and demonstrable teaching experience in translation studies at university level in areas of relevance for this position. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students. ​​​​​​​

CUNY: Hispanic Languages & Literatures (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Queens College, City University of New York, Queens, NY, USA. Deadline: 17 January 2023.

The Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in the field of Hispanic Linguistics to begin Fall 2023. They are interested in candidates whose research focuses on any, or a combination, of the following fields: sociolinguistics, Spanish as a heritage language, or second language acquisition. They seek candidates with a strong scholarly background, who are committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and identify with the mission of Queens College and the City University of New York (CUNY).

The College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and other assigned duties. Candidates with training in language pedagogy are especially encouraged to apply. The person appointed will teach (i) introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in Spanish language and linguistics; (ii) elective courses for Spanish majors and minors; and (iii) coordinate the Department’s language program and curriculum. The basic teaching load for faculty is 3/3, and the untenured period includes significant reassigned time for research. Work spent on administrative duties, such as language coordination, reduces teaching load.

Morehouse College: Black Geographies (USA)

“JobAvalon Professor in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Division of Humanities, Social Sciences, Media, and Arts, Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, USA. Deadline: 30 December 2022.

The Division of Humanities, Social Sciences, Media & Arts at Morehouse College invites applications and nominations for an experienced teacher-scholar in the interdisciplinary area of Black Geographies. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of (or the potential for) excellence in research, teaching, and student mentoring. The Avalon Professor in the Humanities & Social Sciences will be expected to maintain an active research program with the potential for external funding, teach engaging undergraduate courses, and to develop programming in their areas of expertise. The position is open to all ranks with an anticipated start date of August 2023.
Areas of specialization might include, for example, racial justice movements in the African diaspora, carceral and abolition geographies, environmental racism, Black autonomous spaces, diaspora studies, the Global South, or digital geographies. Scholarship that demonstrates an interest in innovative pedagogies, civic engagement and activism, or new geographical research methods would be an added benefit. Area of geographic focus is open.

Otaru U: English Applied Linguistics (Japan)

“JobAssociate Professor or Lecturer of English Applied Linguistics, Center for Language Studies, Otaru Univeristy of Commerce, Hokkaido, Japan. Deadline: 10 January 2023.

Announcement of a full-time tenured faculty position in English Applied Linguistics (esp. Sociolinguistics or Pragmatics). Applicants are invited for the post of Associate Professor or Lecturer available from April 1 or September 1, 2023 at the Center for Language Studies, Otaru University of Commerce, in Japan. The Center has a long history of being one of Hokkaido’s top academic research organizations and language educational institutions. They are seeking an exceptional academic who can support their ambitions to enhance their teaching and research reputation. Candidates should possess a doctorate in Applied Linguistics, specializing in sociolinguistics, pragmatics, or closely related area. Expertise in the teaching of English to Japanese university students is desirable.

U Manchester: Lecturer in Global Development (UK)

“JobLecturer in Global Development (Teaching and Research), Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline: 9 December 2022.

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Global Development (Teaching and Research) within the Global Development Institute (GDI). This post will enhance the GDI’s research and teaching capacity in global development, in particular on the theoretical and empirical analysis of labour, gender and/or environmental sustainability in global production. The GDI has made significant advances in research and policy on global value chains and production networks, in particular through the ‘Capturing the Gains: Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Value Chains’ programme (2008-2014), the ‘Rising Powers and Interdependent Futures’ programme (2010-2017) and the ‘Shifting South: Decent Work and Regional Value Chains’ study (2019-21).

This new appointment is expected to contribute to and help lead the next iteration of policy focused research at GDI on these critical areas. The University welcomes applications from exceptional candidates who can make significant contributions to research and research-informed teaching that complements existing offerings in GDI. The post will be attached to the GDI’s Social Development (SD) teaching cluster and the Global Production Networks, Trade and Labour research group.

U New Mexico: Race & Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Race and Communication (African American Studies and African Diaspora Studies), University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Deadline: 28 November 2022.

The University of New Mexico’s Department of Communication & Journalism, housed in the College of Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Race and Communication effective August 1, 2023. The department seeks a scholar-teacher whose research and pedagogy centers African American Studies and African Diaspora Studies as the analytical framework for the study of Race and Communication. The successful candidate will have an outstanding research record or the promise of such a record in Race and Communication with a focus on African American Studies and African Diasporic Studies that complements and expands the research expertise of the department’s faculty.

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