U Edinburgh IASH Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020-21 (Scotland)

PostdocsPostdoctoral Fellowships and Bursaries 2020-21, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH), University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Deadline: 30 April 2020.

Applications are invited for postdoctoral bursaries from candidates in any area of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The Institute welcomes visiting researchers from across the world. A 2020-2021 IASH Postdoctoral Fellowship provides:

  • Research visit at the University of Edinburgh for three to ten months
  • Bursary* of up to a maximum of £13,000
  • Dedicated office space, University e-mail and library access
  • An allocated University mentor from an area relevant to the Fellows’ research interests
  • Weekly Fellows’ Lunch to build community
  • Collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas
  • Calendar of engaging events at the Institute and College
  • Opportunities to participate in and design funded workshops, colloquia, etc at the Institute

NOTE: Many other fellowships are offered by IASH as well.

U Edinburgh Postdoc: Language Production/Dialogue (UK)

Postdocs

Research Associate, College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. Deadline: 9 December 2019.

The School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences is seeking to appoint a Research Associate for a fixed period for 2 years (with a possibility of further extension in line with the research project).  The Research Associate will contribute to a programme of research on language production/dialogue in children and adults as part of Professor Holly Branigan’s research group. S/he will contribute to the development of the research programme; design, carry out and analyse experiments; and write up and contribute to relevant reports. Some delivery of undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching activities related to the topics of language production and/or dialogue will also be required. Applications are invited from those with a PhD (pending and assumed complete can be considered) in Psychology, Linguistics, Cognitive Science, or related disciplines

U Edinburgh IASH Fellowship 2020-21 (Scotland)

FellowshipsSenior Anniversary Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, 2020-21. Deadline: 28 February 2020.

IASH was founded in 1969 with the pursuit of intellectual understanding as its highest priority. Interdisciplinarity and creativity have defined its history ever since. In this 50th anniversary year, IASH created new Fellowships for the most promising scholars in the arts, humanities and social sciences. A Senior Anniversary Fellowship is available to established scholars with more than 10 years’ experience in higher education.

For 2020-21, applications should center on the place of the humanities in the 21st century. As IASH is located in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, a key role for the Anniversary Fellows is to take forward inquiry in a cross-disciplinary way, perhaps at the outermost disciplinary boundaries of the humanities, arts and social sciences.

The 2020-2021 IASH Senior Anniversary Fellowship provides:

  • Research visit at the University of Edinburgh for three months
  • Bursary of £10,500, plus travel grants
  • Dedicated office space, University e-mail and library access
  • An allocated University mentor from an area relevant to the Fellows’ research interests
  • Weekly Fellows’ Lunch to build community
  • Collegial work-in-progress seminar series for testing new ideas
  • Calendar of engaging events at the Institute and College
  • Opportunities to participate in and design funded workshops, colloquia, etc. at the Institute

Translation x90 (Scotland)

Applied ICDTraveling in Scotland, I visited the Church of the Holy Rude in Stirling. At the entrance, they have handouts outlining the history of the site – translated into 90+ languages!

Church of the Holy Rude, Stirling

I have never seen so much effort put into documentation for international visitors. If only all tourist attractions were so thoughtful.

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, Director
Center for Intercultural Dialogue

CFP M.K. Gandhi and the Media (UK)

ConferencesCall for Papers:  M.K. Gandhi and the Media, University of St Andrews, Scotland, UK, 5-6 October 2019. Deadline: 15 May 2019.

On 2 October 2019, the world will celebrate the 150th anniversary of M. K. Gandhi’s birth. Accordingly, the University of St Andrews would like to announce a call for papers to be delivered at an international symposium convened by the School of History. The symposium will bring researchers from the around the world together to present papers on Gandhi as a journalist and how the media covered Gandhi. Mahatma Gandhi’s nonviolent political philosophy became a model for the next generation of political activists, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the United States and Nelson Mandela in South Africa.

Scottish Policy Innovation and Research Exchange Job Ad: Director (UK)

Job adsDirector, Scottish Policy Innovation and Research Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 17 August 2018.

The Scottish Policy Innovation and Research Exchange (SPIRE) is a new initiative of the Campaign for Social Science in Scotland, part of the Academy of Social Sciences. The Campaign was established in 2011 to promote the use of social science in public policy making and in wider society.

As the founding Director, you will take the lead in establishing SPIRE’s digital platforms, ensuring they earn a reputation for academic excellence as well as accessibility and relevance to the policy community. Working with relevant partners, you will instigate and embed the mentoring network and establish the training programme. In addition, you will be expected to develop and introduce further tools to help social scientists and policymakers work more effectively together.

University of Glasgow job ad (Scotland)

Senior International Officer
University of Glasgow – University Services
Closes: 2nd September 2015
This is a full time, open ended post

You will lead a team of International Officers (IO’s), both home and in-country, along with International Recruitment Coordinators (IRC’s) in meeting institutional and College targets in relation to the University’s International Recruitment strategy and agreed key performance indicators (KPIs). To work alongside fellow Senior International Officers on joint projects and to Deputise for the Head of International Recruitment and the Deputy of Head of International Recruitment where necessary.

Through horizon scanning, market intelligence and competitor analysis you will facilitate the development of partnerships/collaborations with key overseas institutions, agents, government agencies and other contacts within and outside the University.

Initially the region of responsibility will be the Middle East and Africa and you should have a minimum of two years’ relevant experience of marketing and recruitment for that area.

Note: The markets relating to this post may be rotated on a periodic basis to give experience of different international markets.

Apply online at www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs

 

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow job ad: International Manager (Scotland)

International Manager
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Closes: 13th August 2015

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is home to Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Travel Medicine and Podiatric Medicine Practitioners located nationally and internationally.  The College has a heritage of over 400 years and its purpose is the same today as it was at the beginning; to set and maintain standards of healthcare through its 12,000 Fellows and Members worldwide.

Reporting to the Head of Membership Services and working very closely with the International Director, the International Manager will be responsible for the successful development and implementation of the international strategy and plan as part of the wider College Plan where the aim is to “deliver core activities in defined international areas, increasing the College profile and growing the membership in order to set the highest possible standards of healthcare”.

S/he will be responsible for the recruitment and line management of staff within the planned International Offices (Sections). The first office will be opened in Delhi, India, on a trial basis and if successful others will be opened across India and in the United Arab Emirates.  S/he will undertake regular international travel, will lead on the Medical Training Initiative and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the international budget as directed by Head of Membership Services.

Shortlisted candidates should be prepared to give a 10-15 minute presentation (verbal or via Power Point) at interview, on the following:
• How would you approach the first 30 days in post?
• What steps would you take to organise and host a successful event for Fellows and Members in a location out with the UK?
The presentation will be followed by a competency based interview.

<Knowledge, Experience and Skills Set Required:
• Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 3 years experience of international development including planning and organising international events
• Strong negotiating skills and the ability to influence decision makers at all levels
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Experience of managing a team in a fast paced environment
• Ability to produce innovative, evidence based solutions
• Energy and drive to develop and deliver new initiatives with external and internal partners
• Proven record of working in a multi-disciplinary organisation and the ability to coordinate different groups and activities
• Excellent inter-personal and team working skills
• Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
• Ability to facilitate own ideas and those of others
• A sound knowledge of IT systems and database-management
• Strong planning and organisational capabilities including high attention to detail
• Proven record in a customer-focused, membership or charitable organisation

If you believe you have the skills to be part of our team then apply by submitting your CV, a covering letter and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Further information is available on the careers section of our website.

Applications to: Mrs E Mitchell, PA to COO, RCPSG, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ (w) http://rcp.sg/careers

The closing date is Thursday 13th August 2015 at 12 noon.

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