Senior Research Associate, Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. Deadline: 16 February 2020.
The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) invites applications for a Senior Research Associate from any relevant field of expertise or experience who is best able to contribute to the Centre’s urgent mission. CSER studies global risks, including those that could lead to human extinction or civilisational collapse, develop collaborative strategies to reduce them, and foster a global community of academics, technologists and policy-makers working to safeguard humanity. CSER is interested in applications from candidates who can either contribute to existing strands of work, or who might lead the development of work in additional areas of, or approaches to, such extreme risks.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, London, UK. Deadline: 27 September 2019.
The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change is looking for a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Advisor with technical expertise and specialism in measuring the impact of complex social change programmes. The current programme portfolio includes a global dialogue education programme (Generation Global) that works all over the world with hubs in the USA, Middle East, South Asia, and Europe, projects supporting religious leaders in Nigeria and Kenya (Supporting Leaders) and a mentoring project supporting young women in the UK transition from education to employment.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants will be interviewed prior to the closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested in this role.
NOTE: There is also a position for a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Data Analyst, with the same application deadline.
RESEARCHER IN MIGRATION, School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, Oxford, UK. Deadline: 6 September 2019.
PEAK Urban Researcher position, funded by an UKRI GCRF grant based at the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), University of Oxford. Candidates who hold a relevant PhD, demonstrate sufficient specialist knowledge, and have appropriate experience are welcome to apply. You must have interesting ideas about how the research questions might be answered. You will have excellent communication skills, competence to work in at least one of the international research partner countries (Colombia, China, India, South Africa), the ability to manage your own academic research and administrative activities, and be able to provide guidance to junior members of the research group and occasionally teach.
PEAK Urban are looking for someone who can address one or more of these research themes: contested migrant rights to the city; migrant strategies in new urban contexts; dynamics of technological change for understanding migrant urbanisms; experimental urban methodologies and new mobilities; the consequences of technological change for migrant networks and emergent urban forms; and the possibilities of comparative urban research. Particularly welcome: researchers with an interest in making a contribution to the following research priority areas: gendered cities and migrant urbanisms; public goods and private lives.
Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, School of Arts and Humanities, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK. Deadline: 21 July 2019.
Nottingham Trent University is looking to recruit an ambitious and enthusiastic Lecturer with the specialist knowledge to teach and engage in scholarly activity in Intercultural Communication with particular expertise in two or more of the following areas: Dialectical approaches to the study of intercultural communication; Intersectionality, social construction and social representation; Discourse, identity and intercultural communication; Intercultural communication and ELT pedagogy; Conflict and conflict resolution; Ideology, Power and Globalisation.
Research Associate post on Cinema Memory and the Digital Archive: 1930s Britain and Beyond, University of Lancaster/Stirling University, UK. Deadline: 5 June 2019.
We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in Film Studies, Media Studies, English, History or a related discipline in the Humanities and Social Sciences to work on the AHRC-funded project ‘Cinema Memory and the Digital Archive: 1930s Britain and Beyond’ (CMDA). This is a 35-month full-time post.
The project team is Annette Kuhn (QMUL), Richard Rushton (Lancaster University), and Sarah Neely (Stirling University), and the project is based at Lancaster University. Among other things, CMDA will properly organise and store, as well as develop a website for, the ‘Cinema Culture in 1930s Britain’ archive currently stored at Lancaster University Library. The project also involves a number of research and public engagement events relating to archives, cinema memory, and audience research.
Staff Tutor, English Language and Applied Linguistics, School of Languages and Applied Linguistics, The Open University, UK and home based. Deadline: 14 June 2019.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, multilingual and multicultural School which offers part-time distance study in Languages and Applied Linguistics to students from across the UK and beyond. Subject areas currently include modern languages (Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish), English language studies, English for academic purposes, applied linguistics and translation studies.
Staff Tutors play an important role in the maintenance and development of teaching material and are vital to manage the successful delivery of all teaching in the School. As a Staff Tutor specialising in English Language and Applied Linguistics you will lead and manage a team of highly qualified part-time Associate Lecturers (ALs) tutoring students enrolled on a range of modules. As their academic manager, you will select, train, develop and supervise ALs. You will report to the School’s Associate Head (Student Experience). You will work at a distance with the Faculty’s Student Support Team in Nottingham and contribute to ensure the smooth running of tuition.
Lecturer and Associate Professor in International Business, Department of International Business & Economics, University of Greenwich, UK. Deadline: 27 May 2019.
The University of Greenwich, Faculty of Business is seeking a Lecturer in International Business. The University of Greenwich has a strong commitment to diversity and internationalism, and this is reflected in our staff and student profiles.
The University of Greenwich, Faculty of Business is seeking an Associate Professor in International Business. We are seeking a colleague who will implement teaching and learning improvement strategies and plans to ensure academic excellence in the Department, the Faculty and the wider University community. Candidates with outstanding achievements in teaching and scholarship are encouraged to apply who have an interest in working with our diverse student body.
Lecturer in International Security and/or Conflict Analysis, School of Politics & International Relations, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. Deadline: 9 June 2019.
The School of Politics and International Relations is seeking to appoint a Lecturer committed to excellence in teaching and research with an ability to teach in the field of international security and/or conflict analysis. The successful candidate will be required to teach at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The post holder will also contribute to the delivery and development of specialist modules on their research areas at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level.
The successful candidate will be expected to make a significant contribution to the School’s existing strong research culture, research impact and high level of student engagement. Additionally the candidate will be expected to apply for external research and/or enterprise funding and to play an active role in building the research capacity of the School’s Conflict Analysis Research Centre (CARC) and/or Global Europe Centre (GEC). The ability to convene a post-graduate level module in qualitative research methods that meets ESRC training requirements would be an advantage.
Fellowships, Institute of Advanced Study, Durham University, Durham, UK. Deadline: 7 June 2019.
The Institute of Advanced Study is one of Durham University’s flagship interdisciplinary research institutes providing a forum for debate and collaboration across the entire disciplinary spectrum. Durham offers Fellows time and freedom to think, away from the demands of their everyday professional lives. By recruiting Fellows from all around the world, the IAS fosters an exciting intellectual environment in which thinkers from diverse cultural and disciplinary backgrounds can exchange ideas. Applicants may be from any academic discipline or professional background.
Professor of Linguistics or Applied Linguistics, Languages, Information & Communications, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK. Deadline: 2 June 2019.
Providing inspiring academic leadership and research coordination to your colleagues not only in Linguistics and TESOL, but also across the wider department, you will make a strong contribution to the research culture, including at least one specialist areas: Applied Linguistics, Critical Discourse Analysis, Forensic Linguistics, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, and/or TESOL. You will bring a proven ability to generate significant external income through the submission of relevant bids, and ensure a steady pipeline of publications that achieve internationally excellent and world-class recognition. Holding a doctoral qualification or equivalent, you will be able to provide outstanding personal research and leadership whilst leading your team and managing projects involving academic institutions and other partners as well as community organisations.
You will also be able to demonstrate active involvement in relevant national and international networks. In particular, you will be familiar with presenting your work at conferences and symposia as well as within communal and creative spaces, and you will be experienced in supervising postgraduate student work through to doctoral completion. Naturally, your personal research will be at a high level of academic distinction, as recognised by the REF and elsewhere.