U Manchester: Intercultural Communication (UK)

“JobLecturer in Intercultural Communication , The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline: 24 January 2022.

 

Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, which is tenable from 1 September 2022 and offered on an open-ended basis. The appointed person will teach on the MA program in Intercultural Communication. The candidate must have a PhD (awarded) in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Intercultural Communication at university level as well as in curriculum and program development. Your research may focus on any aspect of Intercultural Communication. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. A successful record of grant capture and of PhD supervision would be highly advantageous. Experience with virtual learning environments and in developing online teaching materials is essential. Expertise in translation studies and/or foreign language proficiency would be beneficial. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathize with students.

U Leeds: Intercultural Studies (UK)

“JobTwo positions as Lecturer in Intercultural Studies, School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds, England, UK. Deadline: 10 January 2022.

They have additional positions in Cultural and Media Studies; Film Studies; Sociology and Social Policy; Education; Politics and International Studies; Digital Humanities, and more, all as part of the same effort to hire new staff to fit their new goals in developing “a major, 10-year project to transform the educational experience of its students to ensure that regardless of their background all develop the knowledge and skills required for them to succeed and make a positive impact in the world. Partnership, excellence in student education, digital innovation, and shared endeavour by our community are key elements of the project.”

Loughborough U: International Student Coordinator (UK)

“JobInternational Student Coordinator, Student Services,
Loughborough University, England, UK. Deadline: 4 January 2022.

“This role will lead on the development and delivery of the Pre-sessional Orientation (supporting the Pre-sessional Programmes) including management of the Student Support team order to ensure the provision of appropriate pastoral support for all pre-sessional students. The role will also work proactively with relevant colleagues across the institution to enhance support for international student induction, transition, engagement and overall experience. In addition, the postholder will be required to develop and deliver some English language support.

The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills with a high level of intercultural awareness in order to support international students’ adaptation to a UK university and in collaboration with relevant colleagues. You should be a graduate with substantial experience of providing support for international students, preferably within an HE context as well as having significant experience of planning, coordinating and delivering events and/or projects. You will also hold an English language teaching qualification and have experience of teaching English to speakers of other languages. You must be fluent in English, both written and oral, and have excellent IT skills.”

Reuters NEXT: Virtual Global Conference (UK but Online)

EventsReuters NEXT: Virtual Global Conference, UK but online, December 1-3, 2021.

2022 will be a defining year. Reuters NEXT brings together global leaders and forward-thinkers to inspire, drive action and accelerate a new approach to the challenges we face in the year ahead. The last year two years have transformed the way in which we understand business, markets, society and the environment. Today, new thinking is required. No country, company or community can tackle this future alone. To build a better world, thinkers and doers must come together to share ideas, collaborate and act. At a time when the truth has never been more important, Reuters draws on its global reach to host diverse voices from around the world who will examine topics from different perspectives, bringing their passion, experience and expertise to find new ways forward.

Major topics include: Policy for progress, Business of growth, A sustainable future, Radical redesign, and A fairer world. See the detailed agenda for the list of world leaders who will be participating.

CFP Communication, Conflict & Peace (UK but Online)

ConferencesCall for Papers: Communication, Conflict and Peace, Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University, June 27, 2022, Online. Deadline: April 1, 2022.

Global transformations fostered by the decentralization of communications from mainstream media and governance institutions to a plural range of socioeconomic actors and stakeholders have shaken the foundations of social consensus, truth and objectivity in the construction of public spheres. Such transformation has posed unprecedented challenges to conflict management and peacebuilding, multiplying risks of instability and war, but also the spaces for the construction of collective meanings and the voices shaping them.

As the international community struggles to find consensus and challenges to peace and security risks multiply, the aim of this event is to explore the relationship between communication broadly conceived, and the challenges and possibilities for peace. Organizers will receive papers from scholars, practitioners and activists on all the dimensions of communication and conflict. Registration will be free of charge.

U Liverpool: Communication & Media (UK)

“Job

Lecturer in Communication & Media, Department of Communication & Media, University of Liverpool, UK. Deadline: 18 October, 2021.

University of Liverpool is  seeking to appoint a Lecturer to join an ambitious and thriving Department which has undergone considerable expansion and development in recent years. Candidates with a background in multimodal discourse analysis and the potential to contribute to the Discourse, Data and Society research group are strongly encourage to apply. In addition, they are looking for candidates with a strong research profile and the ability to contribute 4* publications for the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

You will undertake research and teaching in the Department of Communication and Media, with a preferred teaching focus on multimodal approaches to media texts. The post will support teaching in visual communication, journalism and strategic communication, and involvement in individual and team teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Preference will be given to applicants with whose research contributes to the Discourse, Data and Society research group which brings together ground-breaking work in multimodal studies, artificial intelligence and data analytics with expertise in critical discourse studies, language and strategic communication.

U Warwick: Intercultural Communication (UK)

“JobAssistant Professor in Intercultural Communication, Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK. Deadline: 27 September, 2021.

University of Warwick is looking for an experienced and creative Assistant Professor who will contribute to the Department’s undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, especially MSc Intercultural Communication, BA Language, Culture & Communication, and PhD, and actively engage in the Department’s research areas.

You will be an ambitious academic, with expertise in the intercultural field. Applications from candidates specialising in quantitative research methodology and two or more of the following areas are particularly welcome: cross-cultural psychology, intercultural competence assessment, global public relations, internal communications in multicultural contexts, international development. You will have a PhD in a relevant field. You will have an excellent record of recent, high quality publications in top-rated journals and successful experience of teaching at undergraduate/postgraduate levels.

U Edinburgh: Muslim Societies in a Globalized World (UK)

FellowshipsFellow in Contemporary Muslim Societies in a Globalized World, Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. Deadline: 16 September, 2021.

The Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World at the University of Edinburgh is looking for an early career fellow to contribute to its growing research, teaching and outreach program on contemporary Muslim societies in a globalized world. The post-holder will conduct research into the contemporary social/political/religious dynamics of a key region, or regions, of the Muslim world. Priority will be given to applicants whose research focuses on regions not currently well covered by the Centre’s team (e.g. Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central Asia, East Asia, The Americas) or on supra-national processes. Applications from candidates whose work engages with broader transnational, international or global contexts would be particularly welcomed, as the post-holder will work with the Centre’s director to develop a research cluster on the globalized Muslim world. The post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the Alwaleed Centre’s teaching and outreach activities. The school welcomes applications for this post from all qualified candidates and particularly welcome applications from members of minority ethnic groups, who are currently under-represented in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

King’s College London: Cultural Competency (UK)

“JobLecturer in Cultural Competency, King’s College London, London, UK. Deadline: 5 September, 2021.

King’s College London wishes to appoint a full-time Lecturer in Cultural Competency (Academic Education Pathway), tenable for three years, from September 2021. The successful candidate will be based in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, and join colleagues in the Cultural Competency Institute, which oversees the cross-Faculty development and implementation of Cultural Competency at King’s. The successful candidate will play a key role in the collaborative envisioning, planning, and organization of this Institute. In particular, they will help develop, convene, teach, and assess a range of intellectually vibrant cross-Faculty undergraduate modules in topics relating to Cultural Competency. These modules will draw on the latest research and pedagogy, articulating the significant interface between culture(s), language(s), and identity/identities, exploring both the theorization of Cultural Competency across disciplines, and its application in diverse social, community, and professional contexts. The school is committed to ensuring that applicants from under-represented backgrounds, and/or those with protected characteristics, feel confident applying to work with us. It strongly encourages applications from members of groups with protected characteristics, and/or that have been marginalized on any grounds, so that the school better reflect the community it serves.

Loughborough U: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Ed (UK)

“Studentships“PhD Studentship: Intersectional Spaces of Sobriety and Academic Citizenship on UK University Campuses, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK. Deadline: 1 September 2021.

Loughborough University is inviting applications from highly motivated and talented graduates for a full-time three-year (or part time pro rata) PhD studentship to undertake a research project on intersectional university spaces of sobriety and academic citizenship. The studentship is funded through the Mini-Centre for Doctoral Training (Mini-CDT)‘Unequal academic citizenship: opportunities and barriers to participation and inclusion of cultural diversity and intersecting identities in higher education,’ which will host six PhD projects in total. The university actively encourages applications from women, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, who can bring their experiences and voices to the studentship and the Mini-CDT.

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