Gulf University for Science & Technology Job Ads: Media (Kuwait)

Job adsTwo Open-Rank Positions in Media, GULF UNIVERSITY FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Department of Mass Communication. Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

The Gulf University for Science and Technology is Kuwait’s first private, American-model university with approximately 3,600 students. GUST currently offers programs in the Arts and Sciences, as well as Business—including an MBA. The Department of Mass Communication and Media (MCM) invites applications for two open-rank, full-time positions. Candidates are expected to hold a PhD in a relevant field and have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement. All instruction is in English. The teaching load is 3 sections per semester.

Position 1: Digital Media Production

The ideal candidate will have a mix of academic, professional and technical expertise in the area of digital media production. Teaching responsibilities include fundamentals of broadcasting, field production courses, visual storytelling, advanced A/V production and workflow, and mass media management. Additional skills in film, broadcasting or graphics are a major asset.

Position 2: Arab Media Specialist

Candidate sought with a background in mass media, strategic communication, or journalism with a specialization in Arab media. Teaching expectations include general mass media classes (introduction, writing, theory, etc.), as well as the development of specialized undergraduate courses in Arab media and communication studies.

Chinese U Hong Kong-Shenzhen Job Ads (China)

Job adsThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China, is advertising 2 positions of potential relevance to CID followers. Both have a deadline of 8 March 2018.

Professor in New Media Studies.

The School of Humanities and Social Science at Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) invites applications for faculty position in the areas of innovative media studies (specialization areas including, but not limited to, social media analytics, data journalism, cybersecurity and internet governance, digital and mobile media design, media psychology, health communication, marketing communication, etc.), at the rank of full professor/associate professor levels with prospect for tenure, although junior candidates with very competitive academic records may be considered for positions of assistant professor. Candidates with exceptionally outstanding records may be considered for Chair Professorship with tenure. All candidates should have (i) a PhD degree (by the time of reporting duty) in a relevant area of innovative media studies; and (ii) evidence of high potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Senior Scholar in Global Studies

The School of Humanities and Social Science at CUHK (SZ) invites nominations and applications for a senior scholar position in the area of global studies (broadly defined, including, but not limited to, international relations, international and regional studies, globalization development and trends, global governance, global sustainability, etc.).

Candidates for this senior position are expected to have prior experience in leadership position(s) in the relevant areas, and to have attained professorship rank (or equivalent) or above (e.g., distinguished professorship, chair professorship) in competitive institutions. The successful candidate for this position is expected to serve as the leader in establishing and developing a center/program of excellence in the area of global studies (broadly defined, and name tentative).

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later, subject to successful performance evaluation and mutual agreement. In cases where a candidate has an established record of excellence and demonstrable potential for continued success, tenure may be offered to the candidate at the time of initial appointment.

U Leeds Job Ads: International Business (UK)

Job adsThe Leeds University Business School (part of the University of Leeds in England) is hiring a Teaching Fellow in International Business, a Lecturer in International Business, and an Associate Professor in International Business. The application deadline for all three positions is 8 January 2018.

The International Business Division at Leeds University Business School has global recognition for the quality of its research and teaching. This highly successful division is in the process of expanding. Independent assessments have ranked the International Business Division as the 1st International Business centre in the world and 2nd in the world for leadership in international business research. Within the University of Leeds, the Division has been designated as a Gold Peak of Excellence for the outstanding international calibre of its research.

Ryerson U 2 Job Ads: Communication (Canada)

Job adsRyerson University (Toronto, Canada) is currently advertising two tenure-track positions in Communication. Deadline for either position: January 15, 2018.

The School of Professional Communication in the Faculty of Communication and Design at Ryerson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the area of Politics and Communication, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2018 subject to final budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have a focus on one or more of the following: political communication, political discourse, public advocacy, governance, campaigns, political activism and non-profit communications. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching focus on the politics or political culture of racialized communities.

The School of Professional Communication in the Faculty of Communication and Design at Ryerson University also invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the area of Professional Writing, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2018 subject to final budgetary approval. The successful candidate will have a focus on Professional Writing, in the context of technical, science or health related institutions and practices.

Simon Fraser U Jobs: Communication (Canada)

Job adsThe School of Communication at Simon Fraser University has three faculty postings open at this time:

LECTURER
Review of applications will begin on January 3rd, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Details of Job Posting 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, News, Social Media and Public Communication
Review of applications will begin on November 30th, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Details of Job Posting 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Big Data
Review of applications will begin on November 30th, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Details of Job Posting 

National U Singapore Job Ads: Communications & New Media

Job adsThe Department of Communications and New Media (CNM) at the National University of Singapore seeks outstanding candidates for five tenure track Assistant Professor positions. Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of excellence in research in one or more of the following broad areas.

Position 1. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Public Relations. We seek a scholar with expertise in one or more of the following areas: 1) public relations, corporate communication, strategic communication, and/or digital and social media. A thorough grounding in theory, research, and practice related to public relations and/or strategic communication is required.

Position 2. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Health Communication. We seek an engaged scholar with demonstrated expertise in health communication broadly defined. Areas of teaching and research interests include but are not limited to: culture and health, health campaigns, health promotion, health information seeking, patient-provider communication, health risk perception and behavior, social support, e-health, and/or health care advocacy.

Position 3. Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Organizational Communication. We seek a scholar with expertise in organizational communication, leadership, and/or new communication technologies. In particular, research and teaching interests in gender, diversity, and organizational culture in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are desired.

Position 4 Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Science Risk Communication. We seek a scholar with research and teaching expertise in risk and/or science communication, broadly defined.  Candidates with interest in increasing public’s understanding of risk/science as well as improving public discourse about risk/science are encouraged to apply. Ability to teach across health, strategic, and/or organizational communication as a secondary area are welcome.

Position 5 : Assistant Professor Tenure-track position in Media Art 
We seek a scholar with with a research and teaching focus on Media Art. We are interested in candidates who explore media art across disciplines and forms that might include games, interactive exhibitions, or location-specific installations, and that engage critically with social issues. We encourage applications from candidates who combine interdisciplinary theoretical research and creative practice. Interactive Media Design at CNM is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of researchers who specialize in emergent issues at the intersections of media theory, art, design, and HCI.

American U of Beirut 2 Job Ads: Media Studies (Lebanon)

Job adsThe Media Studies Program in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, invites applications for 2 positions.

Application deadline: October 15, 2017
To begin: August 15, 2018

  1. Assistant/Associate Professor of Media Studies – Arab Media Studies

We are seeking a scholar trained in critical, humanistic, and social scientific approaches to media in the Arab world broadly conceived. The successful candidate will have a research agenda that both advances the study of media, culture, and politics in Arab society, and is in dialog with current theoretical debates. The specific subfield and methodological approach is open. The successful candidate will bolster existing program strengths at the undergraduate and graduate level.

2. Assistant/Associate Professor of Media Studies – Media Studies Generalist

We are seeking a scholar trained in critical, humanistic or social scientific approaches broadly conceived, and with breadth of perspective on interdisciplinary currents in the field. While we are seeking a generalist, relevant areas of research for this position might include but are not limited to media theory and history; visual culture studies; television and popular culture; political economy and development; and humanistic or social scientific approaches to emerging media and network culture. The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate core courses, courses relevant to the Film and Visual Culture minor, and complement existing program strengths at the graduate level.

While a research agenda focus on the Middle East and its diasporas is desirable, we also encourage applications by candidates who can demonstrate the relevance of their current or future work to the region.

U Macau Job Ads: Linguistics (Macau)

Job adsFull / Associate / Assistant Professor of Linguistics in English (Discourse Analysis)

Full / Associate / Assistant Professor of Linguistics in English (Language and Technology)

UM Macao Fellow in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Release Date: Sep 08, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the posts are filled.

The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage when pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, the university has made great progress in various areas, gaining increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, the university relocated in August 2014 to a new campus of approximately 1.09 square kilometres. With a state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UMacau possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

Lebanese American University: 6 Job Ads

Job adsLEBANESE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY 
The Department of Communication Arts at the Lebanese American University is currently advertising 6 faculty positions:

U Pennsylvania 2 Job Ads: Communication & Culture

Job adsTenure and Tenure Track Professor of Communication in the Area of Communication and Culture at University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication is seeking to fill one tenured (Associate Professor or Full Professor) and one tenure track (Assistant Professor) faculty position in the area of “communication and culture.” Preference will be given to scholars whose research and teaching include innovative approaches to the study of gender, sexuality, race, and/or ethnicity, as well as those whose work includes a global, transnational, or comparative dimension. Specific areas of focus may include but are not limited to algorithmic culture and platform studies; mobility and migration; technology and identity; and digital culture production. We are searching for candidates who address these or other issues using qualitative methods.

To receive full consideration, applications should be received by Monday, September 4, 2017.