Nazarbayev U: Multilingual Education (Kazakhstan)

“JobProfessor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Multilingual Education, Graduate School of Education,
Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Deadline: 30 July 2022.

Nazarbayev University was launched in 2010 as a premier national and regional flagship research university, partnering with some of the most internationally recognized names in higher education. The Graduate School of Education (GSE) was launched in 2013 with partners at the University of Cambridge and the University of Pennsylvania. Due to expansion, GSE invites applications for Full Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors for faculty positions beginning in January 2023. They are filling positions at open rank in the area of Multilingual Education.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • PhD in an appropriate discipline from an accredited and recognized international university (ABD at time of application will be considered, but PhD must be in hand at the time of appointment, and current PhD holders will be given priority);

  • A demonstrated record of research and publications appropriate to rank;

  • Teaching experience at the university level (experience in postgraduate programs will be given a priority);

  • Experience in developing new courses and program curricula;

  • Experience and readiness to supervise Master’s and Ph.D. student thesis research

  • Excellent intercultural communication and collaboration skills;

  • Commitment to maintaining a collegial and inclusive work environment;

  • Commitment to making a difference through education to the School, University and wider society.

    Responsibilities include teaching, research, and school service. The University offers opportunities for research support. All positions are for a three-year term with the possibility of renewal.

U Edinburgh: Language Education (UK)

“JobTwo positions in Language Education, The Institute for Language Education, Moray House School of Education and Sport, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. Deadline: 24 or 27 June 2022, depending on position.

1. Teaching Fellow in Language Education, with a deadline of 27 June 2022.

The Moray House School of Education and Sport invites applications for the position of Teaching Fellow in Language Education. The successful applicant will have interdisciplinary academic expertise at post-doctoral level in the area of Language and Intercultural Communication, as well as in one or more other areas related to Language Education. S/he will be expected to contribute to their highly successful Masters level teaching programmes (MSc Language and Intercultural Communication, MSc Language Education, MSc TESOL) and to undertake interdisciplinary scholarship activity in the area of Language and Intercultural Communication. The post requires a culturally sensitive vision that reflects a commitment to social justice and the provision of high-quality student experience.

2. Senior Lecturer in Language Education, with a deadline of 24 June 2022.

The Moray House School of Education and Sport invites applications for the position of Senior Lecturer in Language Education. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to our highly successful Masters level teaching programmes (MSc TESOL, MSc Language Education, MSc Language and Intercultural Communication), to the supervision of doctoral students, and to secure research grants through our Language Education Thematic Research Hub aligned with REF high quality research outputs. The post requires a culturally sensitive vision that reflects a commitment to social justice and the provision of high-quality student experience.

Colgate U: Peace & Conflict Studies (USA)

“JobVisiting Assistant Professor in Peace & Conflict Studies, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, USA. Deadline: 13 June 2022.

The Peace and Conflict Studies (PCON) program at Colgate University seeks a visiting assistant professor for a one-year appointment beginning fall semester 2022. The Peace and Conflict Studies program focuses on developing critical understandings of organized violence in all its forms (physical, structural, symbolic, etc.) and how such violence has shaped the world both historically and in the present. The program will consider candidates with training in any disciplinary or interdisciplinary field, and welcomes candidates with any regional specialization, including those whose work focuses on transnational phenomena. Candidates are particularly encouraged to apply if their work engages with marginalized perspectives, spaces, theories, and/or methodologies. All prospective candidates should highlight the ways in which their intellectual interests and teaching competencies are able to situate their empirical research, theoretical engagement, and utilization of critical methodologies (reflexive, collaborative, or otherwise) within a broader understanding of global and historical trends in peace and conflict.

The holder of this position will be able to make teaching contributions at all levels of the program’s curriculum so long as they are consistent with the candidate’s training and the program’s needs. In addition to making contributions to the introductory curriculum (“PCON 111: Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies” and “PCON 218: Practices of Peace and Conflict – War in Lived Experience”), the successful candidate may also contribute to program electives, senior seminars, and the university’s Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The annual teaching requirement for Colgate faculty is five courses, typically distributed over two semesters as either a 3/2 or 2/3 load. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to program activities, including lectures, workshops, and events to support faculty scholarship and student engagement. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in hand or will complete the doctorate by the start of the semester.

National U of Singapore: Global Media Communication 2022 (Singapore)

“Job Assistant Professor in Global Communication, Department of Communications and New media, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Deadline: 13 June 2022.

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. Its curriculum provides students with practical skills in social media management, user interface design, and digital marketing. Its students undertake industry immersion through its compulsory internship programme. CNM also offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and Cultural Studies, the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme, and a new Master of Social Science in Communication programme.

CNM invites applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: global media and communication, environmental communication, media industry studies, intercultural communication, science and technology studies, development communication, digital technology and social change, global media governance, media communication in Asia and/or Southeast Asia.

National U of Singapore: Global Media Communication (Singapore)

“Job Assistant Professor in Global Communication, Department of Communications and New media, National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge Campus, Singapore. Deadline: 21 April 2022.

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) offers undergraduate, honours and PhD programmes in communications and new media studies, with an innovative curriculum that introduces students to key debates in the areas of media studies, communication management, interactive media design and cultural studies. CNM invites applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: global media and communication, environmental communication, media industry studies, intercultural communication, science and technology studies, development communication, digital technology and social change, global media governance, media communication in Asia and/or Southeast Asia.

Texas A&M U: Intergroup Dialogue and Deliberation (USA)

“JobTwo Faculty Positions (Assistant or Associate Professor), Department of Communication, A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA. Review to open: November 5, 2021.

The Department of Communication at Texas A&M University invites applications for two open-rank (Assistant and/or Associate Professor), tenured/tenure-track positions. These are full-time, 9-month academic appointments, starting fall 2022. The department is seeking applications from communication scholars who have the promise of national and/or international prominence and who complement the department’s existing areas of strength. Applications are welcome from communication scientists engaged in research in a wide range of subdisciplines, including media studies, health communication, organizational communication, journalism studies, and political communication, as well as other foundational areas. For both of the positions, the department seeks candidates who conduct research on topics related to social justice and/or social change, including but not limited to the following areas: social movements, civic engagement, health disparities, media literacy, media processes and effects, strategic communication, intergroup dialogue and deliberation, religious studies, communication technology, algorithms, ethics, race and ethnic studies, public policy, and law.

National U of Singapore: Media Law & Policy / Strategic Communication (Singapore)

“Job Assistant / Associate / Full Professors in Media Law and Policy and in Strategic Communication. Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Deadline: 1 September 2021.

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore is seeking applicants to fill two faculty positions:

The successful candidate in the Media Law and Policy position will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: media law & policy, media ethics, intellectual property, internet governance, technology law & policy, data governance, regulations of emerging technologies such as AI, blockchain, and Internet of things. Candidates with previous industry experience in Media Law and Policy are welcome to apply.

For the position in Strategic Communication, the Department seeks applicants with expertise and cutting edge research that includes one or more of the following areas: PR/corporate communication, risk & crisis communication, organizational communication, advertising & marketing communications, public diplomacy, digital/social media for strategic communication. Candidates with previous industry experience in public relations and marketing communications are strongly encouraged to apply.

U Edinburgh: Sociolinguistics (UK)

“JobLecturer/Senior Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. Deadline: May 31, 2021.

The University seeks to appoint an open-ended, full time Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, within the department of Linguistics and English Language, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences. The post holder will contribute high quality research, teaching and academic citizenship. Current strengths in the department related to sociolinguistics include sociophonetics, language variation and change, language and identity, language and politics, language attitudes, applied linguistics and English dialectology. The department is interested in building on its existing strengths and in expanding the range of research areas that are currently taught and researched. Applicants are encouraged to indicate in their covering letter how their research programme would add to these current areas of focus.

Experience in research with a qualitative orientation will be a plus. The successful candidate will be expected to have an excellent publication record for their career stage, and to demonstrate potential for attracting external grant funding: the potential to make a significant contribution to the research culture of the School is essential. The successful candidate will offer courses at both UG and MSc level and will be expected to supervise and recruit PhD students.

U Otago: Communication Studies (New Zealand)

“Job2 Lecturers in Communication Studies, Media, Film, and Communication Program, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Deadline: May 23, 2021.

The University of Otago is seeking to appoint two outstanding Lecturers to join the Media, Film, and Communication Programme. These roles are full-time, permanent (confirmation path) positions. Both Lecturers will teach primarily into the Communication Studies area.

The positions provide the opportunity to work within a strong and forward-looking programme dedicated to excellence in teaching and research, as well as a spirit of collegiality. The successful candidate will contribute to teaching and curriculum development at undergraduate level, be involved in postgraduate supervision, and carry out a programme of independent research.

People in this role will be expected to make a strong contribution to several of the following areas of the developing curriculum:

  • Critical communication and cultural theory
  • News media
  • Advertising and consumer culture
  • Intercultural communication
  • Surveillance studies
  • Environmental communication
  • Writing for the media
  • Indigenous or intersectional approaches.

They particularly welcome applications from Māori and Pasifika scholars with research interests in any area of Communication Studies, in particular Indigenous and/or intersectional approaches. The Media, Film, and Communication Programme is committed to strengthening its curriculum and research in mātauranga Māori and Pasifika and to supporting the University of Otago’s Māori Strategic Framework and Pacific Strategic Framework.

National U Singapore: Global Media Communication (Singapore)

“JobAssistant Professor in Global Media Communication, Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore, Singapore. Deadline: May 12, 2021 (position reopened).

The Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore invites applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: global media and communication, environmental communication, media industry studies, intercultural communication, science and technology studies, development communication, digital technology and social change, global media governance, media communication in Asia and/or Southeast Asia. CNM offers an undergraduate double degree with the School of Business; undergraduate minors in Interactive Media Development and Cultural Studies, the Cultural Studies in Asia PhD programme, and a new Master of Social Science in Communication programme. It has research concentrations in media and publics, critical theory, cultural studies, communication policy, computation and creativity, health communication. Successful candidates for this position will join an engaging community of 46 full-time faculty, 13 part-time instructors, and approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate students.

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