Maynooth U: Spanish & Intercultural Studies (Ireland)

“JobLecturer/Assistant Professor, Spanish Studies with a specialty in Intercultural Studies, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Ireland. Deadline: 10 May 2020.

Maynooth University is seeking an academic with an outstanding record to join the staff as Assistant Professor / Lecturer in Spanish Studies with a specialism in Intercultural Studies, understood in its broadest sense to encompass subfields such as cultural and literary translation, cultural industries, and intercultural creativity, among others. The person appointed will have a proven record of teaching, research and publication, appropriate to the career stage. He/she will be expected to make a strong contribution to the teaching programme of the SMLLC / Spanish Studies section and undertake teaching duties to on the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as the supervision of Master’s and PhD students.

UCL: Language Learning and Intercultural Communication (UK)

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Professor of Language Learning and Intercultural Communication, Institute of Education, University College London (UCL), London, UK. Deadline: 9 April 2020.

The postholder will provide strategic leadership in the development of research and teaching in the areas of intercultural communication and modern language education, at the IOE and across UCL. The Professor will work with a team of academics whose expertise spans a range of areas in diverse education contexts.

You will develop and lead a new Master’s programme in Intercultural Communication for Language Teaching and Learning, and to lead on the development of an effective research strategy that enables the team to work towards national and international recognition of their work.

Hamad Bin Khalifa U: Intercultural Communication (Qatar)

“JobOpen rank faculty position in Intercultural Communication, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar. Deadline: March 28, 2020.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) invites applications for Open Rank positions in the field of Intercultural Communication. The successful candidate will have long-standing experience in this field, a dynamic and innovative research agenda, as evidenced through an internationally recognized, strong record of peer-reviewed publications. The candidate will work closely with other programs in the college, in particular the PhD Program in Humanities and Social Sciences, and with national, regional and international partners and stakeholders.

The same university also has a position available in Translation Studies.

Postdoc: Intercultural Danish-German Communication (Denmark)

PostdocsPostdoc in Intercultural Danish-German Communication, Department of German and Romance Languages, University of Aarhus, Denmark. Deadline: 31 March 2020.

For the position, funded by an Aarhus University Research Foundation starting grant, the department is seeking an applicant who will contribute to the research in the project “Intercultural Danish-German communication”, in close cooperation with the Interreg 5A project kultKIT. The successful applicant will carry out research on Danish-German intercultural communication in close collaboration with principal investigator Erla Hallsteinsdóttir. The successful applicant must be prepared to participate in and contribute to the research activities (data collection and analysis as well as publication and dissemination activities) as they are defined in the project application.

The focus of the research will be on aspects that are fundamental to intercultural understanding in international strategic communication in a broad sense, with special focus on aspects of intercultural understanding, intercultural competences or linguistic aspects of interculturality. The project is linked to the research programme Communication in International Business and the Professions at the School of Communication and Culture.

The postdoctoral researcher is expected to have a background in intercultural communication. We are particularly interested in applicants with both research expertise and practical experience in communication in a Danish-German context.

U Louisiana Monroe: Intercultural Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Communication, University of Louisiana Monroe, Monroe, LA, USA. Deadline: Open until filled, but review begins February 28, 2020.

University of Louisiana Monroe seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track, 9-month, Assistant Professor in Communication with a strong understanding of the Communication discipline, and the ability to teach across concentrations to begin August 2020. Candidates will teach in the Advocacy concentration primarily and should have specializations in intercultural communication and performance studies. Position requires teaching four classes per semester, both undergraduate and graduate level, including courses such as Intercultural Communication, Communication and Conflict, Performance Advocacy, Qualitative Methods, and a rotation of service courses (Interpersonal, Fundamentals, Public Speaking, and Small Group Communication), providing service to the institution, and engaging in scholarly and/or creative work.

Sheyla Finkelshteyn Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesSheyla Finkelshteyn is an international student, from Uzbekistan, currently working on her Masters in Communication at the University of Kentucky.

Sheyla Finkelshteyn

Sheyla speaks English, Russian and Spanish, and has traveled to 16 countries, leading to a focus in intercultural communication. She is a member of the International and Intercultural Communication Division and the Training and Development Division of the National Communication Association. Her research examines higher education and international students, most recently on implementing training, based on Sorrells’ Intercultural Praxis Model, to increase the intercultural competency of domestic students. In future, she hopes to investigate whether IPM training can ease the transition of domestic students for study abroad.

Eastern Michigan U: Intercultural/Interracial Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor in Intercultural and Interracial Communication, School of Communication, Media, and Theatre Arts, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. Deadline: January 1, 2020.

The School of Communication, Media, and Theatre Arts at Eastern Michigan University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in intercultural and interracial communication. The successful candidate will bring strong teaching and scholarly expertise in intercultural and interracial communication, and join a faculty committed to advocacy and social justice through the scholarship and pedagogy of effective communication in a variety of social, personal, and professional settings. In addition to teaching undergraduate intercultural and interracial communication courses, the appointment may also include teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses related to the candidate’s qualifications. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in relevant scholarly work as well as department, university, and other professional service.

Timea Németh Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesTimea Németh, PhD, is Assistant Professor at the Department of Languages for Specific Purposes at the Medical School of the University of Pécs, Hungary. She teaches English and Hungarian for medical purposes and intercultural communication and competence for Hungarian and international undergraduate medical students.

Timea NémethHer research interests include multiculturalism, intercultural communication and competence, intercultural language learning, study abroad programmes, internationalisation and internationalisation at home processes as well as the use of online educational tools in teaching. She is actively involved in international projects focusing on multicultural education and the development of intercultural competence in healthcare settings. She is member of the Hungarian Association of Teachers and Researchers of Languages for Specific Purposes and the European Association of Language Teachers for Healthcare. She is on ResearchGate; for further details, see her institutional website.

Selected publications:

Németh, T., & Szántóné, C. A. (2016). Intercultural orientation of freshmen at the medical school of the University of Pécs. Porta Lingua, 77-85.

Németh, T., & Csongor, A. (2018). Internationalisation at home: The case of non-mobile medical students in Hungary. Journal of Contemporary Educational Studies, 69(2), 160-170.

Németh, T., & Tseligka, T. (2018). Initial results of a virtual exchange project between Greece and Hungary to improve medical students’ intercultural and English language competence . ELTA JOURNAL , 6(6), 77-88.

UW Milwaukee: Intercultural Communication/Latinx Studies (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor (tenure track) of Intercultural Communication and Latinx Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Deadline: December 1, 2019 or until filled.

The Department of Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure track) with an emphasis in intercultural communication and Latinx studies.

The department seeks to increase the breadth and depth in intercultural communication for both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Applicants should be able to support our existing course offerings as well as add courses in their specific areas of interest and/or methodological expertise. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in communication or closely related discipline. Responsibilities include excellence in teaching courses in relevant area of specialization, advising Master’s and Doctoral student capstones (portfolio, thesis, dissertation), establishing a record of research supporting tenure and promotion, appropriate professional and community service, and participation in faculty governance.

Suffolk U: Global & Cultural Communication (USA)

“JobAssistant Professor of Communication (Global and Cultural Communication), College of Arts and Sciences, Suffolk University, Boston, MA. Deadline: November 22, 2019.

The Communication, Journalism and Media Department at Suffolk University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2020 (pending final budgetary approval). This position is for a communication generalist with an emphasis on global and cultural communication. The ideal candidate should be able to teach introductory classes such as Introduction to Communication, Principles of Oral Communication, and Intercultural Communication. In addition, the candidate will teach upper-level classes that examine the role of communication across various cultures, meaning-making in a globalized world, and the role of culture in different forms of communication. Our Global and Cultural Communication program has an emphasis on social justice issues, which provides links to the other majors in our department and the university’s Global Cultural Studies interdisciplinary major.