U York Job Ads: Sociology (UK)

“JobLecturer in Sociology, University of York – Heslington Campus (UK). Deadline: 3 February 2019.

The Department of Sociology invites applications for three full-time, permanent Lecturers in Sociology. You will have expertise in one (or more) of the following three substantive/methodological areas: 1) criminology and/or the sociology of crime and deviance; 2) race and ethnicity; 3) language and social interaction, especially conversation analysis.

Nazarbayev U Job Ad: Multilingual Education (Kazakhstan)

Job adsAssociate Professor Positions in Multilingual Education, Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. Deadline: 31 December 2018.

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education (NUGSE) invites applicants to join the international faculty to share in a vision of becoming a world-class center for postgraduate teaching and research in education. Due to expansion, NUGSE is recruiting for faculty members in Multilingual Education at Associate Professor level. The position start date is August 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will possess a doctoral degree in Applied Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Educational Policy, or a closely related field, and expertise in teaching and research related to one or more of the following areas: language development or acquisition in bilinguals/additional language learners; curriculum and assessment for multilingual contexts; content-based instructional strategies (e.g. CBI, CLIL); multiliteracies; language policy; sociolinguistics; plurilingualism; or language education for young learners.

Durham U Job Ads: Education (UK)

Job adsAssistant/Associate Professor in Education, School of Education, Durham University, UK. Deadline: 2 January 2019.

Professor in Education, School of Education, Durham University, UK. Deadline: 2 January 2019.

For both positions, applicants must demonstrate research excellence related to one or more of Durham’s thematic research clusters: Assessment, Monitoring and Educational Effectiveness; Evidence for Education policy and Practice, Higher and Further Education; Educational Psychology; Intercultural Communication and Education; Pedagogy and Curriculum.

Chinese U of Hong Kong Job Ads: Media & Sociolinguistics (Hong Kong)

Job adsTwo positions: Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG, Hong Kong. Deadline: Applications accepted until post is filled.

Position 1: Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication. Applicants with expertise in the areas of media industries and convergence and/or digital journalism are preferred.

Position 2: Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication. Applicants with expertise in global digital media, comparative communication research, and/or transnational communication are preferred.

CUHK is also hiring a Research Assistant Professor (Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition)Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages. Deadline: November 26, 2018.

The Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages is a young and vibrant Department established in 2004, devoted to the study of language and mind, with strengths in theoretical linguistics, language acquisition, bilingualism, sign linguistics and language disorders. We are seeking a linguist who has expertise in bilingualism and second language acquisition. The appointment will be at the rank of Research Assistant Professor. The Department is particularly interested in applicants whose research has a strong grounding in linguistic theory and who employ conventional and/or contemporary research methods to address core issues in linguistics. Applicants whose research crosses multiple areas of linguistics and cognate areas are especially welcomed.

UC Merced Job Ads: Language Communication & Culture (USA)

Job adsAssistant Professor of Language, Communication & Culture, University of California, Merced, CA. Deadline: November 15, 2018.

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. The Department of Cognitive and Information Sciences (CIS) at UC Merced seeks applicants for four (4) tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level to cover overlapping areas:  Cognitive and Data Science,Language, Communication, and Culture, and Applied Ethics. In Language, Communication and Culture: We are interested in individuals who take a holistic and scientifically grounded approach to the study of language and/or communication, situating individuals in their social and cultural environments. Approaches may derive from any discipline associated with the cognitive science of language and communication, including linguistics, experimental psychology, communication studies, or anthropology. 

Cal Poly Job Ads: Diversity Cluster (USA)

Job adsDiversity Cluster Hire, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, CA, USA. Deadline: 16 October 2018.

As part of a Diversity Cluster Hire, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is conducting searches for seven tenure-track positions in the disciplines of African American History, Criminology and Gender, Diversity and Organizational Behavior, Elementary Science Education, Global Health and Multicultural Health, Marketing, and Psychology and Sociology of Physical Activity, Exercise, and Sport.

Sechenov U Job Ads: Linguistics/Intercultural Comm (Russia)

Job adsAssociate Professor in Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia. Deadline: 6 October 2018.

Recently launched project Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication is a unique structural unit for a medical university in Russia.


  • To make the staff international
  • To make the student community more international (admit more international students to our Master’s linguistic programme)

  • To modernize the teaching process (e.g. by introducing the latest technologies of teaching in general, and in teaching languages, in particular; by developing new courses and teaching materials, etc.).

  • To expand international activity (organizing and participating in international conferences, launching and/or joining international projects in education and research, publishing articles in highly reputed international journals to make Sechenov University and Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communication visible by the global professional community)


  • Full-time job in the Institute of linguistics and Intercultural Communication in Moscow

  • Part-time job in the Institute of linguistics in Moscow combined with distant activities

Aarhus U Job Ads: Media (Denmark)

Job adsAarhus University in Denmark is advertising multiple positions, all with a deadline of 1 August 2018.

Professor in Media Studies

The School of Communication and Culture invites applications for two to three professorship positions in the field of media studies. The positions are based at the Department of Media and Journalism Studies, which is part of the School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University.

We are seeking candidates to play key roles in the continued development of innovative and internationally recognised research and teaching at the Department of Media and Journalism Studies. Each successful applicant must present a strategy for how he/she will contribute to the department’s research and education profile, and account for the relevance of his/her research in an international perspective (see qualifications section).

Professor in Global Media Industries

Globalisation and digitalisation of contemporary societies have entailed significant transformations in the media industry with significant ramifications to the production, distribution and consumption of media content. Part of this development has included the increasing importance of global media industries within specific media markets with pertinent implications for local, national, regional and transnational media cultures. The Department of Media and Journalism Studies wishes to strengthen its position within this research field, and is therefore seeking to appoint a professor with a particular interest in examining transformations in global media industries and their various ramifications and implications.

Edinburgh Napier U Job Ads: Intercultural Business Communication (UK)

Job adsEdinburgh Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) is advertising two positions in intercultural business communication, both with a deadline of 4 July 2018:

Associate Professor in Intercultural Business Communication.

The Tourism and Languages Subject Group, within the Business School, are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in Intercultural Business Communication (on research pathway). The successful candidate will join the highly successful Intercultural Business Communication and Languages programmes at the Business School, which are currently the largest in Scotland and in the Top 10 in the UK (The Guardian, 2017).

As an Associate Professor, you will make a balanced contribution to teaching and learning, research and demonstrate academic leadership. You will further develop and lead a range of academic programmes in the Intercultural Business Communication and Languages area. You will also have expertise in, and be able to lead and develop language provision of, either Spanish or French within the subject area.

Lecturer in Intercultural Business Communication.

Your main responsibility will be to teach on undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Intercultural Business Communication and Languages. You will be responsible for leading modules and teaching in one of the following languages; Mandarin, Spanish or French.

Dublin City U Job Ads and PHD Scholarships (UK)

Job adsInternational Language Tutors, School of Applied Languages and International Studies (SALIS), Dublin City University. Deadline: 25 May 2018.

SALIS, within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, at Dublin City University is a world leader in applied language and translation studies. DCU is also ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for modern languages. We are seeking to consolidate and expand our provision in Applied Languages by recruiting seven new international language tutors: French (2 posts), Spanish, German, Japanese, and Chinese.

SALIS is a multilingual and multicultural School. We currently offer French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) as full subjects on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes. We have a long-running PhD programme, and staff research specialisms in applied linguistics, translation studies, and intercultural studies.

NOTE: Dublic City University is also advertising a position for Assistant Professor in Multimedia, same deadline, and PHD scholarships at SALIS, with a deadline of 28 May 2018.