Royal Roads U: 2 Faculty Positions (Canada)

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Two faculty positions, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada. Deadlines different for each.

  1. Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, School of Communication and Culture, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada. Deadline: 13 December 2020.

Royal Roads University invites interest in a continuing-track Faculty appointment at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor within our 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, and stress a critical-professional educational approach. See the website for more details; includes the Master of Intercultural and International Communication.

  • 2. Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Leadership Studies, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada. Deadline: 20 December 2020.

 

Royal Roads University is seeking applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor in the School of Leadership Studies, Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences. The ideal candidate will have a doctoral degree in Leadership Studies or a related field and a minimum of three years of organizational leadership experience. As a full-time member of the RRU Faculty Association (RRUFA) you will be expected to contribute to the areas of teaching, research, scholarship, service, and academic administration, as outlined in the 2019–2022 Collective Agreement.

Chinese U Hong Kong: Multiple Positions (China)

“JobMultiple positions, School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: Open until filled (posted October 15, 2020).

Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s).

Applications are welcomed from candidates with research interests in critical communication studies, preferably with an emphasis on research about digital data, algorithm, and/or logistical media.

Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor.

The study of human communication processes related to digital media and technologies. Research areas can include but are not limited to the following: mobile media, social media, computational social science, virtual reality, big data, and AI.

Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor.

In advertising with professional expertise in areas such as social media content / data analysis and strategy, user experience and engagement research, and/or health communication.

Professor / Associate Professor.

In global media and communication studies, with research agenda in the broad field of global media and communication studies (including but not limited to: media production and labor; global media industries; or culture and communication).

There is also a position in the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies for an Assistant Professor, with a deadline of November 6, 2020. Applicants should have strong commitment in the general field of cultural studies, specializing in methods and theories of cultural studies, new media studies, critique of colonialism / nationalism / globalization, and/or other subject matters relevant to the teaching curriculum and research strengths of cultural studies at CUHK.

U Jyväskylä Senior Lecturer in Communication (Finland)

“JobSenior Lecturer in Communication, Department of Languages and Communication Studies, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland. Deadline: 2 October 2020.

There is also a position for Assistant or Associate Professor, with a deadline of November 4, 2020.

The Senior Lecturer’s position is allocated to the Department of Language and Communication Studies to the discipline of Communication. Communication is a popular, academic discipline, focusing on communication behaviour and dynamics of social interaction both in face-to-face and technology-mediated contexts. The key focus area in the discipline is interpersonal and group communication in working life. In teaching and research, interpersonal relationships in organisations, groups, teams and networks, technology-mediated and organisational communication, communication and well-being, persuasion and argumentation, communication competence as well as communication ethics are being examined.

Together with co-workers, the Senior Lecturer is responsible for teaching and research of communication. The Senior Lecturer is expected to conduct high-level teaching and scientific research in areas that support the teaching and research profile of the department. Expertise in interpersonal communication, communication in groups, teams and organisations, communication competence and communication development in organisations, as well as methodological competence in the area of communication is emphasized in the position. The duties of Senior Lecturer also include supervision of theses, planning new research projects and acquiring external research funding.

Latvian Academy of Culture: Multiple Positions (Latvia)

“JobMultiple visiting academic positions, Latvian Academy of Culture, Riga, Latvia. Deadline: 1 June 2021.

The aim of the project is to promote internationalisation and international competitiveness of the Latvian Academy of Culture by attracting foreign academic staff in the study direction Humanitarian Sciences and Arts. Minimum participation set at 6 months.

The specializations are quite specific, but also remarkably broad, including cultural diplomacy; Norwegian or Danish culture; Arts and entrepreneurship, strategic management in arts; current issues in creative business and society, business ethics, critical and lateral thinking, intercultural competences in global entrepreneurship; scriptwriting theory and practice in feature films, short films; structure, analysis and practice of TV series scripts; and history of the U.S. independent cinema, viewed through the presence and development of political themes in films.

National U Singapore: Jobs & Postdocs (Singapore)

“JobThe Department of Communications and New Media at the  National University of Singapore is currently advertising multiple positions. Deadline for most: August 15, 2020.

Among them are the following:

Hong Kong Baptist U: Translation/Intercultural Studies (China)

“Job2 positions for Assistant Professor, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China. Deadline: July 19, 2020.

Preference will be given to those with expertise in at least one of the following clusters: (i) translation theory; (ii) translation technology, translation-related applications of big data, and localization; (iii) interpreting studies; and (iv) intercultural studies, preferably with interests in minority cultures. Given the Chinese/English orientation of the majority of the Department’s course offerings, a command of Chinese is expected.

 

 

Tampere U: Social Psychology (Finland)

“JobAssistant/Associate Professor, and Associate Professor/Professor in Social Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tampere University, Finland. Deadline: 20 May 2020.

The Unit of Social Research is the largest unit in the Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC). Its key research themes are the transformation of social governance, social and societal processes and risks, and the challenges of well-being and sustainable development. The unit hosts six subjects: social psychology, sociology, social policy, youth research, social anthropology and gender studies. The Unit of Social Research also has four research centers: the Working Life Research Center, the Research Center for Knowledge, Science, Technology and Innovation, the Childhood, Youth and Family Research Center, and the Peace and Conflict Research Center.

The Unit of Social Research offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level education. The unit has a joint, comprehensive bachelor’s program in social studies. Master’s degree education is given in fields of study corresponding to the subjects. In addition to these, the master’s program is implemented in five international programs: Comparative Social Policy and Welfare, Gender Studies, Global and Transnational Sociology, Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research, and Public Choice. Doctoral education takes place within the doctoral program in social research, including: gender studies, peace and conflict research, social anthropology, social policy, social psychology, sociology, social work, and youth research. In social psychology, key research topics include social interaction, self and identity, group dynamics, and the relationships between the individual, communities, and society.

Zhejiang U: Media/International Culture/International Studies (China)

“JobMultiple positions, College of Media and International Culture, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Deadlines: vary by position.

The College of Media and International Culture includes the following areas: Communication, Journalism & Communication, Film Studies, Aesthetics, Cultural critique, Linguistics, Teaching Chinese as a Second Language.

1. Professor in Communication & Media Studies. Deadline: 4 December 2019.

2. Visiting Foreign Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor. Deadline: 4 December 2019.

Applicants should be able to work at ZJU from 2 months to 1 year, teach course(s) for either undergraduates or graduates in English. Candidates must have a PhD degree, hold a corresponding position, have a strong teaching record in related areas.

3. Visiting Chair Professor. Deadline: 4 December 2019.

Candidates should be a leading international scholar with global impact in the field of media and communication. The successful candidates should work at ZJU for at least 2 months each year, and are expected to give scholarly talks, promote collaborative teaching and publications.

4. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in Media and International Culture. Deadline: 15 January 2020.

5. Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Studies. Deadline: 15 January 2020.

The School of International Studies specialises in research fields and specialisations for the following areas: Second Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Language Testing, Studies of Chinese as a Second Language, British & American Literature, Medieval English, Renaissance Literature, Theoretical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature.

Swinburne U Technology: Prof/Dept Chairs in Arts, Social Sciences & Humanities (Australia)

“JobTwo Professor & Department Chair Positions in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. Deadline: 20 November 2019.

Swinburne University of Technology is seeking two key Department Chair positions from 2020 – one to lead the Department of Film and Animation and one to lead the Department of Media and Communication.

The two Chairs will have key roles in leading and further developing two successful departments. Successful candidates will bring leadership experiences and research expertise that contributes to the Australian fields of research codes 1902 (Film, Television and Digital Media), and FoR 2001 (Communication and Media Studies).

The appointees will work in a diverse school located at Hawthorn campus, encompassing four Departments (Media and Communication; Film and Animation; Social Sciences; and Education) and two research Centres (Centre for Transformative Media Technologies and Centre for Urban Transitions). Both positions are three-year appointments with the possibility of renewal.

York U: Refugee & Diaspora Studies; Human Rights in Middle East (Canada)

“JobThe Department of Equity Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, York, Ontario, Canada, invites applications for two positions. Deadline: November 15, 2019.

  1. Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Refugee and Diaspora Studies

Applicants should have a PhD in any area of the social sciences (or have completed their PhD at the time of the appointment) that engages with the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural processes that produce the displacement of individuals and groups, and the effects of these processes on refugees, illegalized and racialized migrants, and diasporic communities. Candidates should demonstrate expertise in different theoretical approaches that engage critically with human rights, transnationalism, racialization, nationalism, colonialism, diasporas, borders, and nation-states. Knowledge of and publications relating to UN refugee laws, the Canadian Immigration and Refugee Act, and the ECHR (European Court of Human Rights) is an asset. Candidates must show excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service.

2. Assistant/Associate Professor, Human Rights in the Middle East

Candidates must have a PhD in International Relations, Political Science, Sociology, Social Science, or a related disciplinary or interdisciplinary field. The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise with respect to critical human rights and equity in the Middle East, including questions of social displacement, cultural dislocation, re/settlement of populations, social, political and economic disparities, social justice, and the relationship between international law and the laws within different nations of the Middle East. A focus on theory and methods relating to these questions would be an asset. Knowledge of the languages of the region (for example Arabic, Persian or Turkish) would also be an asset, as would knowledge of and publications relating to the UIDHR (Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights) and CDHRI (the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam). Demonstrated pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in teaching, service and in scholarly research, and to have produced publications appropriate to their stage of career.