U Leiden: Multiple Faculty Positions (Netherlands)

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Multiple positions, Institute of History, University of Leiden, Netherlands. Deadline: varies by position.

  1. Full Professor in International Studies/Politics
    Deadline: 29 January 2023
    The Leiden University Institute for History is looking to appoint a full professor in International Studies with a focus on international politics to support and expand the current lines of research of, and to develop new approaches in, research and education. The new professor will provide leadership in the field of International Studies/International Relations. They will play a pivotal role in the teaching, research and management of the International Studies BA program and the International Relations MA program. The new chair will contribute a contemporary political perspective on international affairs, combining an emphasis on global questions with local insights and interpretations. Candidates with more general contemporary political science and international affairs expertise with a link to global and transnational discussions are eligible.
  2. University Lecturer in Migration History
    Deadline: 27 January 2023
    Leiden University History Department has a vacancy (Tenured position) for a Lecturer in Migration History. For this position they are looking for a Migration Historian. As a Lecturer you will hold a position in the Institute for History, working within the research specialisation Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence. Most of the teaching for this post will be in Leiden University’s Dutch-taught BA Economic and Social History, and in the English-taught MA Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence, and its sub-track Governance of Migration and Diversity (part of the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus joint MA Governance of Migration and Diversity LDE GMD).
  3. University Lecturer in History/International Studies/International Relations
    Deadline: 29 January 2023
    The Institute for History seeks to expand its academic staff by appointment of an University Lecturer with teaching and research expertise in the field of North American Studies.  As a lecturer you will be primarily responsible for research and teaching on the history, politics and foreign relations of the United States. You will teach courses as needed in the History programme, the MA North American Studies, the MA International Relations and in the ‘North America’ specialization within the BA International Studies. You will participate in the research programme ‘History and International Studies, 1900 – present’ of the Institute for History.
  4. University Lecturer in Urban Studies and History
    Deadline: 30 January 2023
    The Leiden University, Faculty of Humanities, Institute for History is looking for University Lecturer in Urban Studies and History (0,8 FTE). For this position they are looking for an Urban Historian (a Historian with a profound interest in urban issues, or an Urbanist with expertise in History). As a Lecturer, you will hold a position in the Institute for History, working within the research specialisation Cities, Migration and Global Interdependence. Most of the teaching for this post will be in Leiden University’s English-taught BA Urban Studies programme based at the campus in The Hague. The Urban Studies programme is divided into four themes – safety, cultural diversity, health, and sustainability – and you should be able to connect your research to one (or more) of these overarching themes. They are especially interested to hear from candidates with expertise in non-Western urban contexts.

Utah State U: Director, Heravi Peace Institute (USA)

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Director, Heravi Peace Institute, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA. Deadline: Review of applications begins 2 January 2023 and continues until position is filled.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Utah State University invites applications for a founding Director of the newly created Heravi Peace Institute. Applicants will be considered at the rank of tenured Associate or Full Professor, in a social sciences or humanities discipline, or—depending on credentials and experience—as an advanced Professional Practice (non-tenure track) rank. Reporting to the Dean of the college, the Director will also be appointed to a faculty position (associate or full professor) in an academic department within the College. Rank and status are dependent on the Director’s qualifications and experience. For this hybrid administrative-faculty position, they seek to hire an individual with a proven track record of excellence in leadership, teaching, research and/or praxis in peace and/or transformative conflict. The ideal candidate will demonstrate success in fundraising, grant-writing, and public outreach. This position is located on the Logan campus, with the responsibility to make Institute programming accessible to USU’s statewide students and campuses. The Director will confer with a faculty advisory board who will provide ideas, opinions, and feedback. This is a fiscal-year position with an anticipated start date of August 2023.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Provide effective administrative and strategic leadership of the HPI
  • Supervise Institute staff
  • Coordinate with the CHaSS Dean, department heads, the Institute’s faculty advisory board, and other faculty members and leaders across the college and university
  • Collaborate with affiliated faculty and other leaders to establish and fulfill the Institute’s strategic initiatives and priorities
  • Work with faculty to develop curriculum addressing issues of transformative conflict and peacebuilding
  • Partner with the Dean and advancement officers in fundraising for the Institute
  • Seek grant funding from external sources to support the mission of the Institute
  • Build partnerships with local, state, national, and global entities to enhance the Institute’s programming, internships, and other opportunities for students
  • Enable extra-curricular activities addressing issues of transformative conflict and peacebuilding
  • Teach undergraduate peace and conflict courses, with the option of teaching in a disciplinary field
  • Maintain an active profile as a researcher and/or practitioner in peace and/or transformative conflict

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.

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