U Glasgow Job Ad: Media, Journalism & Communications (UK)

Job adsLecturer in Media, Journalism and Communications, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 9 July 2018.

Job Purpose: To contribute to and build on the existing success of the MSc in Media, Communications and International Journalism, and to support future growth within that programme. To contribute to the delivery of an excellent student experience by contributing to teaching, assessment and administration processes associated with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and to undertake scholarship to enhance learning and teaching in the School of Social & Political Sciences. This will include delivering, organising and reviewing these processes in line with School strategic objectives.

Edinburgh Napier U Job Ads: Intercultural Business Communication (UK)

Job adsEdinburgh Napier University in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK) is advertising two positions in intercultural business communication, both with a deadline of 4 July 2018:

Associate Professor in Intercultural Business Communication.

The Tourism and Languages Subject Group, within the Business School, are seeking to appoint an Associate Professor in Intercultural Business Communication (on research pathway). The successful candidate will join the highly successful Intercultural Business Communication and Languages programmes at the Business School, which are currently the largest in Scotland and in the Top 10 in the UK (The Guardian, 2017).

As an Associate Professor, you will make a balanced contribution to teaching and learning, research and demonstrate academic leadership. You will further develop and lead a range of academic programmes in the Intercultural Business Communication and Languages area. You will also have expertise in, and be able to lead and develop language provision of, either Spanish or French within the subject area.

Lecturer in Intercultural Business Communication.

Your main responsibility will be to teach on undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Intercultural Business Communication and Languages. You will be responsible for leading modules and teaching in one of the following languages; Mandarin, Spanish or French.

Swansea U Job Ad: International Development/Relations (UK)

Job adsLecturer in International Development or International Relations, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK. Deadline: 2 July 2018.

The department seeks to appoint a specialist in the ethical or theoretical aspects of international development or international relations and with a particular focus on international humanitarian action, and/or international climate change. Applicants, however, must be able to relate their ethical or theoretical interests to applied contexts and global policy challenges.

U Cambridge Job Ad: Research Associate (UK)

Job adsResearch Associate, Dialogue and Argumentation for Cultural Literacy Learning in Schools (DIALLS), Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Deadline: 20 June 2018.

The Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a part-time Research Associate (0.6 fte) to work on a new large-scale EC Horizon 2020 project with nine partners, led by Dr Fiona Maine. The project works in schools across Europe to support the development of young people’s cultural literacy, which is defined as a set of competences and dispositions moving beyond understanding of European culture into an awareness of one’s own cultural identities and those of others.  It will work with teachers from primary and secondary schools to develop a programme of cultural literacy learning, focusing on the development of dialogue and argumentation as children read and respond to visual narratives of European origin.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of working with children and young people in schools, recording and analysing classroom discussions, particularly focusing on dialogue. They will provide support to European colleagues in the development of a Cultural Analysis Framework to enable the selection of cultural texts for the project and help recruit and work with suitable participants to develop a Cultural Literacy Learning Programme, whilst leading on the collection of data in schools. The successful candidate will also work with a European team to develop and apply consistent coding approaches for the analysis of classroom dialogue.

U Oxford Job Ad: Teaching Fellow, International Business (UK)

Job adsTeaching Fellow – International BusinessUniversity of Oxford – Saïd Business School. Deadline: 20 June 2018.

The University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School seeks an outstanding candidate for the position of Teaching Fellow – International Business. This is a fixed-term position for 2 years based at Park End Street, Oxford.

The Teaching Fellow will support the International Business faculty in the development and delivery of its portfolio of courses during a period of growth; including course content and materials, student assessment and support, and curriculum and pedagogical innovation. The Teaching Fellow will have responsibility for undertaking advanced academic study to underpin lectures and class teaching and produce lecture notes, course materials, reading lists, and reference guides, sourcing materials and writing for different student audiences.

 

U Aberdeen Job Ad: International Marketing (UK)

Job adsInternational Marketing Officer  for China, Directorate of Marketing and Student Recruitment, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 17 June 2018.

The main purpose of this role is to manage and deliver a coherent digital campaign strategy in China, coordinating with colleagues in the International Office, Marketing and IT to create a sector leading institutional identity to aid student recruitment figures.  This includes continuing to develop a unique brand identity for the University of Aberdeen in China, integrating marketing activity across multiple Chinese social media platforms, specifically Weibo, WeChat, QQ, Yizhibo and Baidu and developing and maintaining our China focussed web content.

The post holder will be fluent in Mandarin (spoken and written) and have extensive experience of Chinese digital marketing, social media marketing and HE marketing.  In addition to brand and profile raising activities, the post will also be integral to conversion, utilising social media to build supportive communities to assist in progressing potential students through the applicant journey.  Further, the post holder will also assist in wider recruitment activities which would include participation at overseas fairs and events as well as connecting with our Chinese student community already based in Aberdeen via engagement with our Chinese Society and developing our Alumni engagement and reach.

Open U Job Ad: Applied Linguistics (UK)

Job adsProfessor in Languages and Applied Linguistics, The Open University – Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS). Deadline: 23 May 2018.

Based in the Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies at the Open University, the School of Languages and Applied Linguistics offers modules and qualifications in Modern Languages, English Language and Applied Linguistics, Translation Studies, English for Academic Purposes, and Intercultural Communication. We are especially interested in candidates doing research in areas relating to

  • Technology-enhanced language learning
  • Language learning and teaching
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Intercultural Communication

Dublin City U Job Ads and PHD Scholarships (UK)

Job adsInternational Language Tutors, School of Applied Languages and International Studies (SALIS), Dublin City University. Deadline: 25 May 2018.

SALIS, within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, at Dublin City University is a world leader in applied language and translation studies. DCU is also ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for modern languages. We are seeking to consolidate and expand our provision in Applied Languages by recruiting seven new international language tutors: French (2 posts), Spanish, German, Japanese, and Chinese.

SALIS is a multilingual and multicultural School. We currently offer French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) as full subjects on a number of undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes. We have a long-running PhD programme, and staff research specialisms in applied linguistics, translation studies, and intercultural studies.

NOTE: Dublic City University is also advertising a position for Assistant Professor in Multimedia, same deadline, and PHD scholarships at SALIS, with a deadline of 28 May 2018.

RAI Visiting Scholars (UK)

The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland is able to act as academic host to a small number of Visiting Scholars for short periods of research using the RAI Collection (archival, photographic and film material). Research visits must be individually arranged with the RAI.

Prospective Visiting Scholars must provide academic credentials and must arrange their own travel, accommodation and funding; the RAI can provide limited work space and supervision, subject to capacity. A small supervision fee may be charged in appropriate cases. It may be possible to arrange linked access to research facilities elsewhere in London.

Enquiries are particularly welcome from scholars based outside the UK.

U Huddersfield Job Ads: Media & Communication (UK)

Job adsProfessor/Reader in Media and Communication (up to 3 posts), School of Music, Humanities & Media, University of Huddersfield (UK). Deadline: 13 May 2018.

The Department of Media, Journalism and Film at the University of Huddersfield seeks to appoint scholars who are world-leading in research and teaching. You will significantly advance the Department’s ambitious programme of expansion and its strategic goals of international excellence and leadership in the study of digital media and culture.

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication (up to 4 posts), School of Music, Humanities & Media, University of Huddersfield (UK). Deadline: 13 May 2018.

The Department of Media, Journalism and Film at the University of Huddersfield seeks to appoint scholars with exceptional potential and a proven record of international excellence in research and teaching. You will demonstrate a desire to contribute to the Department’s ambitious programme of expansion and its strategic goals of international excellence and leadership in the study of digital media and culture.

For both positions: The Department is committed to internationalisation and encourages applications from candidates able to examine such areas in their local and global contexts and a proven record of international collaboration. The Department is also home to the University’s newly formed Centre for Participatory Culture. The Centre explores practices, motivations and manifestations of participation and the social, cultural, political, technological and economic premises and consequences of media convergence and participatory engagements.