U Nottingham China Job Ad: Applied Linguistics

Assistant Professor(Lecturer) in Applied Linguistics/ELT

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) was the first Sino-foreign university to open its doors in China. This award winning campus offering a UK style education has grown to establish a student body of over 7,000 in just 12 years.

The School of English at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is a thriving, expanding and research-active school, established with the support of the School of English at the University of Nottingham, UK. This school provides two UG and PG degree programmes each since 2008 and offers our students the same degree certificates as those who study in the UK campus.

The successful candidate for the Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars in the areas of Applied Linguistics and English Language teaching. We are looking for someone specializing in at least two of the following areas: intercultural communication, pedagogy of teaching English to young learners, language acquisition and discourse analysis. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the school. In addition, the candidate is expected to conduct research, obtain research funding, contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities, supervise undergraduate, masters’ and doctoral students and undertake administrative duties.

Closing date: 24 April 2017

CFP China Association for Intercultural Communication 2017 (China)

Call for Papers for the 12th Annual International Conference of the China Association for Intercultural Communication (CAFIC), to be held 22-23 June 2017 at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China.

Hosted by the School of English in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, the conference will bring together scholars working in different strands of Intercultural Communication research from across China and abroad for two days of interdisciplinary exchange in an international environment.

You are welcome to submit abstracts of 300 words maximum (a second call will contain important dates and web-links for the submission of abstract, full paper and attendance form), reporting empirical research into areas of Intercultural Communication, particularly welcoming those with a focus around any of four main conference themes:
*Intercultural Communication research and practices in education and social sciences
*The teaching and learning of Intercultural Communication in courses for English majors and College English
*Teaching and practice of Intercultural Communication for Business English, English for Academic Purposes and other languages
*Intercultural Communication and media studies

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
*Sun Youzhong, Vice President of Beijing Foreign Studies University, Chair of China Association for Intercultural Communication (CAFIC)
*Eli Hinkel, Seattle University (USA), renowned scholar in Second Language Acquisition and English Language Teaching (http://www.elihinkel.org/default.htm)
*Prue Holmes, Durham University, UK, the current chairperson of the International Association of Languages and Intercultural Communication
*Hiro Tanaka, Meisei University (Tokyo), specializing in intercultural business communication research and training (https://meisei-u.academia.edu/HiroTanaka )
*Shan Bo, Wuhan University, specializing in media and intercultural communication

Special Guests (more to be confirmed):
*Rosemary Arnott (OBE), UNICEF in Pakistan.
*An Ran, South China University of Technology, China

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences UNNC for enquiries: fhss[at]nottingham.edu.cn

Further Information:
Chinese Association for Intercultural Communication
University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China