King’s College London: International & Comparative Education (UK)

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Lecturer in International and Comparative Education, School of Education, Communication & Society, King’s College London, London, UK. Deadline: 3 August 2022.

King’s College London is seeking to recruit a social science scholar with interests in the global dimensions of education to contribute to teaching and programme administration on an MA Education suite of programmes and other programmes as required. They will also undertake doctoral supervision and conduct high quality research. The successful candidate will have expertise in, or that can be applied to, international and comparative education, education and international development, education in a global context and/or intercultural education. Expertise relating to school leadership and management will be particularly welcome but is not essential.

NOTE: They also have a position in International Development Education.

King’s College London: Sociolinguistics (UK)

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Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, School of Education, Communication and Society, King’s College London, London, UK. Deadline: 22 June 2022.

The School of Education, Communication and Society is advertising a 12-month fixed-term lectureship in Sociolinguistics on King’s Academic Education Pathway (AEP). The School is looking for an individual who can make an exceptional contribution to the Centre for Language, Discourse and Communication (LDC). LDC is a major UK centre for Sociolinguistics, Discourse Studies and Applied Linguistics. The centre offers BA, Masters and Doctoral programmes.

Candidates will hold a PhD in Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, or a closely related area. They will be expected to contribute to UG and PGT teaching and supervision, primarily in the area of sociolinguistics. They will be contributing to the teaching on the MA Language and Cultural Diversity, including modules such as ‘Language and Power’ and ‘Linguistic Politeness’ as well as research methods. The role holder will have experience of teaching at PG and/or UG level in the area of Applied and Sociolinguistics, and they will have a passion for teaching and an interest in innovation in teaching and learning.

They particularly welcome candidates from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds to reflect the community they serve.

King’s College London: Language, Education & Linguistic Citizenship (UK)

Events

Call for applications: Language, Education & Linguistic Citizenship, 20-21 July 2022, online. Deadline: 17 June 2022.

Language, Education & Linguistic Citizenship is a two-day online summer school program.

  • How can educators gain a better understanding of multilingual students’ use of language?
  • How can they acknowledge and foster their students’ linguistic repertoires and their right to be heard?
  • What is the relationship between language education and linguistic citizenship?

These and other questions will be explored in this participatory short course which will involve workshops, case studies, data sessions, readings and talks. You will join participants from a range of educational settings and sectors. The summer school is organised by HELD, a team of academics and third sector language professionals, activists & policy specialists: Melanie Cooke (convenor), Dermot Bryers, Sam Holmes, Constant Leung, Ben Rampton, Anthony Tomei, and Becky Winstanley.

Enrollment is limited to 30 participants. They will give priority to people whose work seems to fit with their aims and who they think will most benefit from the summer school, based on your application form. There is a participation fee of £30 (£10 for full time students), payable when your place has been confirmed.

King’s College: Africa International PhD Scholarships (UK)

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Africa International Postgraduate Scholarships 2022-23, King’s College London, UK. Deadline: 18 March 2022.

Applications are invited from international students from Africa for three full scholarships to undertake a full-time PhD at King’s College London starting in 2022/23. Funding is available for up to 4 years. The topic of the PhD must clearly be relevant to the continent of Africa.

Interdisciplinary projects are especially encouraged, and all projects must fall at the intersection of two or more of the following themes or disciplines:

  • Conflict, Peace and Security
  • Global Health
  • Development
  • Digital Technology

King’s College London: International Education (UK)

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Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in International Education, King’s College London, London, UK. Deadline: 24 October, 2021.

 

King’s College London is seeking to recruit a social science scholar with interests in the global dimensions of education to contribute to teaching and program administration on our BA Social Sciences and MA Education suite of programs. The successful candidate will have expertise in, or that can be applied to, international and comparative education, education in a global context, and education and international development, with a strong grounding in a foundation discipline. They will also have strong communication, organizational and teamworking skills, a commitment to inclusive and democratic ways of working, proven teaching ability and an interest in, and aptitude for, communication across disciplines. They will be a member of the friendly and vibrant Centre for Public Policy Research within the School of Education, Communication and Society, which is a School in the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy. The school particularly welcomes candidates from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds. This full-time post post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 12 months.

King’s College London: Cultural Competency (UK)

“JobLecturer in Cultural Competency, King’s College London, London, UK. Deadline: 5 September, 2021.

King’s College London wishes to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Cultural Competency (Academic Education Pathway), tenable for three years, from September 2021. The successful candidate will be based in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, and join colleagues in the Cultural Competency Institute, which oversees the cross-Faculty development and implementation of Cultural Competency at King’s. The successful candidate will play a key role in the collaborative envisioning, planning, and organization of this Institute. In particular, they will help develop, convene, teach, and assess a range of intellectually vibrant cross-Faculty undergraduate modules in topics relating to Cultural Competency. These modules will draw on the latest research and pedagogy, articulating the significant interface between culture(s), language(s), and identity/identities, exploring both the theorization of Cultural Competency across disciplines, and its application in diverse social, community, and professional contexts. The school is committed to ensuring that applicants from under-represented backgrounds, and/or those with protected characteristics, feel confident applying to work with us. It strongly encourages applications from members of groups with protected characteristics, and/or that have been marginalized on any grounds, so that the school better reflect the community it serves.

Identity, Digital Storytelling & Linguistic Citizenship (UK but Online)

Events

Identity, Digital Storytelling and Linguistic Citizenship, Hub for Education & Language Diversity, King’s College, London, UK, 22 July 2021, 15:00 BST.

This event is part of the Hub for Education & Language Diversity (HELD) summer school, July 21-23, 2021, but is open to everyone.

What is the relationship between identity, digital storytelling and linguistic citizenship? Due to advances in digital technology, there are new relations of power at micro and macro levels, and digital literacy has become essential in “claiming the right to speak.” As language learners navigate these changing times, they need to negotiate new identities, investments, and imagined futures.

In this presentation, Dr Bonny Norton demonstrates that while there are social structures that may constrain a language learner’s linguistic citizenship, digital stories in multiple languages can help these learners claim the right to be heard. Drawing on her recent research on digital storytelling in both wealthy and poorly resourced communities worldwide, she discusses how freely available digital stories in multiple languages can harness the linguistic capital of language learners in homes and schools, with exciting implications for the promotion of linguistic citizenship in communities worldwide.

King’s College London: Several positions (UK)

“JobKing’s College London is advertising several positions, with different application deadlines:

  1. Research Officer, Policy Institute, King’s College London, UK, fixed term (until 28 February 2022). Deadline: 30 November 2020.

The Research Officer will work on TASO’s research programme to develop a better understanding of what works to support widening participation and student success. Under the guidance of the Research Programmes Manager and Evidence & Evaluation Manager, the post holder will help support the commissioning of new projects as part of a programme of external research involving practitioners, evaluators and researchers from multiple institutions. They will work across these projects to manage and monitor progress, collate findings, analyse data and help steer the overall research programme. They may also undertake research projects themselves, including synthesis of secondary research; conducting qualitative, quantitative and/or survey research.

2. Instructional Designer, King’s Online, King’s College London, UK. Deadline: 22 November 2020.

Instructional Designers in King’s Online, Professional & Executive Education (OPEE) work collaboratively with both academics and creative designers to create effective and engaging online courses. They play a crucial role in shaping the learning experience of our online students: ensuring that the content is presented in a clear and memorable way, with meaningful interaction to prepare students for success on their course and in their careers.

3. Lecturer in Humanistic and Social Computing Education, Digital Humanities Department, King’s College London, UK. Deadline: 6 December 2020.

The Department of Digital Humanities is seeking to appoint one Lecturer in Humanistic and Social Computing (Academic Education Pathway). The post holder will contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching across our degrees including the MA Digital Culture and Society, MA Digital Asset and Media Management, MA Big Data & Society, and the BA Digital Culture. The post holder will have a sound knowledge of the key concepts, theories, debates and challenges in digital cultures, with experience of teaching both theory and practice and a good understanding of academic writing and academic research methods linked to the digital. A focus on social and humanistic computing, critical HCI, critical and sustainable design is particularly welcome. A focus on social and humanistic computing, critical HCI, critical and sustainable design is particularly welcome.

King’s College London: Education & Research Collaborations (England)

“JobHead of Education & Research Collaborations (Culture), King’s College London, England. Deadline: 10 November 2019.

Across King’s College London’s nine faculties and beyond the university, an inclusive cultural community brings together artists, cultural partners and the vast number of staff, students and alumni who engage with arts and culture in different ways. Aligned with the university’s strategic Vision 2029, these partnerships and collaborations enhance research and drive innovation, enrich education and serve the needs of the cultural sector and, more broadly, of society.

King’s is now recruiting a Head of Education and Research Collaborations (Culture) to lead on delivering those elements of the university’s cultural strategy related to education, research & innovation.

The Head of Education and Research Collaborations (Culture) will lead on brokering and facilitating partnerships between King’s and artists and cultural organisations that offer opportunities to students and academics, helping to deliver world-class education, a distinctive student experience and research that drives innovation, creates impact and engages beyond the university.

The post holder will be responsible for the development of a small number of flagship projects and programmes, to be delivered in partnership with colleagues across and beyond King’s.

 

 

King’s College London Job Ad: Digital Humanities

Job adsResearch Associate in Digital Humanities, King’s College London, UK. Application Deadline: 15 January 2018.

A researcher is required on a new EU project investigating the use of participatory software platforms for community engagement and crowdsourcing around digital archives and data, with the aim of creating digital spaces for reflection and dialogue to support peace education and reconciliation in societies emerging from conflict. The software will be built on the Ushahidi platform, and there will be two pilots in east Africa (Rwanda and Kenya), following a ‘living labs’ methodology based on participatory design and evaluation.

The project will use data analytics to investigate how user communities interact with and respond to the platform, and to evaluate its impact. More broadly, the project aims to address the potential applications of data in a development context, and to build sustainable partnerships and capacity in digital content technologies with industry and university partners in the region. Candidates should have a broad understanding of information systems and technologies; an interest in the role of informatics in social development would be an advantage.

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

This post will be offered on a Fixed Term Contract for 33 months.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 15 January 2018.

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