Creighton U: Postdoc in Diversity in Communication Studies (USA)

Postdoctoral Fellow – Diversity in Communication Studies, Creighton University, Omaha, NB, USA. Deadline: Review begins 7 June 2023 and continues until filled.

The Department of Communication Studies at Creighton University is seeking a teacher-scholar to serve as a Diversity in Communication Studies postdoctoral fellow to teach undergraduate courses in Communication Studies, as well as core courses for students across three undergraduate colleges. This position is a nontenure-track one-year renewable, at the college’s discretion, postdoctoral fellowship to begin in August 2023. The position carries a 2-2 teaching load and limited service obligations. A Ph.D. in Communication Studies (or a closely related field) is preferred, ABD will be considered. The ideal person for this role must demonstrate a command of the appropriate and relevant qualitative and/or quantitative methodologies, indicators of strong research potential, and a commitment to high quality teaching. A Ph.D. in Communication Studies (or a closely related field) is preferred, advanced ABD will be considered, a critical approach to interpersonal communication with a focus on race, ethnicity, intercultural interactions, and/or health is strongly preferred.

SOAS U London: Postdoc in Revitalising Languages & Safeguarding Cultural Diversity (UK)

Postdoctoral Researcher in Revitalising Languages and Safeguarding Cultural Diversity, SOAS University of London, London, UK. Deadline: 16 May 2023.

The Post-Doctoral Researcher will contribute .6 FTE (21 hours per week) for 3 years to Work Package 3 of the EU Horizon Europe Project Revisiting Languages and Safeguarding Cultural Diversity (RISE UP) which focuses on linguistic ecosystems. The project will be managed by the Principal Investigator at SOAS, Julia Sallabank.

SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.

Colorado State U: Center for Public Deliberation Postdoc (USA)

PostdocsThree-Year Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Public Deliberation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Deadline: 10 April 2023.

The Center for Public Deliberation at Colorado State University seeks a three-year Post-Doctoral Fellow who specializes in deliberative democracy and/or civic engagement. Competitive candidates will have experience working with communities through either engagement efforts or engaged scholarship. Responsibilities will include assistance with the design, implementation, and research of civic interventions. Initial projects will focus on the development of engaged and inclusive civic curriculum for high schoolers and civic capacity building in rural communities. In addition, the fellow will be expected to assist with training students and community members in facilitation techniques and oversee graduate and undergraduate research teams. If a candidate does not have previous facilitation experience, they will be expected to undergo training provided by the CPD during their first year as a fellow.

Swedish Institute of International Affairs: 4 Postdocs (Sweden)

Four postdoctoral research fellowships, Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden. Deadline: 10 April 2023.

The Swedish Institute of International Affairs is one of Europe’s oldest and most established research institutes, founded in 1938. The institute is politically independent and provides information, analysis and research on international issues. Successful applicants will pursue their own proposed research projects within the framework of existing and emerging thematic programmes. Each position is 100% funded for a two-year period. The successful candidates will first and foremost pursue their research plans at an international scientific standard. They will also participate in, and receive support from, the institute’s research environment and the institute’s wider activities. Each position will be affiliated with one of the institute’s thematic programmes or centres.

Applicants in this round of recruitments are encouraged to propose projects in the following areas:

  • European politics, especially but not limited to European or Euro-Atlantic related security questions.
  • Global politics, especially but not limited to geopolitics surrounding the green transition.
  • Middle East and North African politics, especially but not limited to geo-economic competition playing out in the region.
  • Asian politics, especially but not limited to Indo-Pacific relations.

U Oxford: Postdoc for the EQUALSTRENGTH Project (UK)

Postdoctoral Researcher for the EQUALSTRENGTH project, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. Deadline: 17 April 2023.

Do you have a background in the social sciences and an interest in the topic of ethnic discrimination? Are you enthusiastic about the opportunity to be part of an international team and develop research based on cutting-edge experimental methods? Consider applying for an exciting postdoctoral research opportunity at the University of Oxford. They are looking for an experienced quantitative social scientist with theoretical expertise on prejudice, ethnic discrimination, and immigrant integration. You will have a high degree of independence and responsibility, whilst being part of the University of Oxford’s Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS). You will become a member of the coordinating team of the international EQUALSTRENGTH consortium, which aims to investigate cumulative and structural forms of discrimination using experimental methods. You will work in close collaboration with Dr. Mariña Fernández Reino, local project coordinator and Senior Researcher at COMPAS, and the other consortium members.

U Oxford: Postdoc Quantitative Researcher in Migration (UK)

Postdoctoral Quantitative Researcher – Migration, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. Deadline: 27 March 2023.

The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford is seeking to appoint a Quantitative Researcher with expertise in the statistical analysis of quantitative data on migration and migrants for a period of one year, with the possibility of extension. The post holder will work on analysing quantitative data from different research projects and will be accountable to the Principal Investigator of the projects, Professor Carlos Vargas-Silva. The projects in which the researcher will work include Aligning Migration Management and the Migration Development Nexus, a large research project with the core ambition of creating new knowledge on migration, development and policy.

Wabash College: Postdoc in Dialogue and Deliberation (USA)

PostdocsPost-Doctoral Fellowship in Dialogue and Deliberation, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN, USA. Deadline: 8 March 2023.

Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse, an interdisciplinary program at Wabash College, is pleased to announce a two-year, post-doctoral Fellowship in Dialogue and Deliberation to begin July 1, 2023. The area of concentration is open to a broad range of fields including but not limited to communication, rhetoric, anthropology, economics, cultural studies, political science, or sociology; however, the candidate’s teaching and research must connect the intersections of dialogue and deliberation, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse (WDPD) is an undergraduate research and practice program that trains students to research, design, and facilitate public dialogue and deliberations on a range of issues. The post-doctoral fellow will join an enthusiastic team of a faculty director, program associate staff member, and undergraduate research Democracy Fellows. WDPD has partnered with campus organizations and communities to host dialogues and deliberations on varying topics including those relating to race, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The successful candidate will contribute to the mission of Wabash Democracy and Public Discourse: to teach constructive practices of engagement and communication on topics of public problems; to stimulate productive public discourse on campus and in the community through informed discussion, debate, and deliberation; develop civic leadership through participation in public life; and promote the free speech rights and responsibilities for every individual in the marketplace of ideas.

U Edinburgh Postdoc: Situating International and Global Mathematics (UK)

Research Fellows for Situating International and Global Mathematics, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 2 February 2023.

You will join the UKRI Frontier Research Guarantee project ‘Situating International and Global Mathematics’ (SIGMA), investigating the global history of professional mathematical research in the twentieth century, working primarily on either Institutions (using methods of archival and institutional history to analyse how mathematicians organised their research and professional communities across new scales in the twentieth century) or Infrastructures (using methods of critical information studies to develop new database-supported approaches to characterising the infrastructures of long-distance and large-scale mathematical research). You will use a variety of historical research methods, coordinate events and research networks, and collaboratively develop resources and publications as part of the project team.

It is not necessary for candidates to have experience in history of mathematics, modern history, or other specific project fields and methodologies, provided you demonstrate other relevant skills and knowledge and are interested and willing to undertake further training as necessary.

U College London: Research Fellow, Collective Violence, Holocaust & Genocide Studies (UK)

“JobPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Collective Violence, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, University College London, London, UK. Deadline: 30 January 2023.

The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will develop and conduct research within the context of a collaborative research project on ‘Good Citizens, Terrible Times: Community, Courage and Compliance in and beyond the Holocaust’, funded by the AHRC and the DFG. The post is funded for 27 months. The Research Fellow will develop and carry out a discrete research project that will form part of and make a significant contribution to a wider, collaborative research project on conceptions and practices of citizenship and community in different areas of Europe during the Holocaust, as these variously affected compliance with state or occupation policies, or inspired sympathy with those who were persecuted.

U Penn: CARGC Postdoc (USA)

International Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Deadline: 1 February 2023.

The Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication (CARGC) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a “CARGC Postdoctoral Fellowship.” This is a one-year position renewable for a second year based on successful performance. CARGC produces and promotes scholarly research on global communication and public life. Their work brings together “area studies” knowledge with theory and methodology in the humanities and social sciences to understand how local, lived experiences of people and communities are profoundly shaped by global media, cultural, and political-economic forces. This synthesis of deep regional expertise and interdisciplinary inquiry stimulates critical conversations about entrenched and emerging communicative structures, practices, flows, and struggles.

CARGC postdoctoral fellows work on their own research while also participating in and leading ongoing research projects within CARGC. During the fellowship, they present their work as part of a postdoctoral colloquium and work closely with the Senior Research Manager on a plan for publishing their research. There are limited opportunities for teaching that are decided in consultation with Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies.

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