Associate Lecturer in Film and Media, University College London, UK. Deadline: 13 March 2023.
The post-holder will be required to contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in film and/or media studies, as well as intercultural, interdisciplinary and language-focused modules open to students of all the School of European Languages, Culture and Society – Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry (SELCS-CMII) programmes. The post-holder will teach a full-time load in accordance with departmental and institutional policy. Depending on other responsibilities, this is likely to entail 250-300 contact hours per academic year, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to be determined in consultation with the Director of Film Studies and the Head of Department.
The post-holder may specialise in any aspect of film and/or media, but they would particularly welcome applications from candidates able to teach one or more of the following topics: global media industries; feminist or queer cinema; film/media theory and research methods. They would also particularly welcome applications from film/media scholars who could also contribute to teaching undergraduate modules in the language and culture of one of the following: French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Collective Violence, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, University College London, London, UK. Deadline: 30 January 2023.
The Post-doctoral Research Fellow will develop and conduct research within the context of a collaborative research project on ‘Good Citizens, Terrible Times: Community, Courage and Compliance in and beyond the Holocaust’, funded by the AHRC and the DFG. The post is funded for 27 months. The Research Fellow will develop and carry out a discrete research project that will form part of and make a significant contribution to a wider, collaborative research project on conceptions and practices of citizenship and community in different areas of Europe during the Holocaust, as these variously affected compliance with state or occupation policies, or inspired sympathy with those who were persecuted.
Lecturer in Language and Intercultural Communication,
Department of Culture, Communication and Media, University College London, London, UK. Deadline: 28 July 2022.
The Department of Culture, Communication and Media (CCM) is a department of the Institute of Education. It is committed to excellence in teaching, research and consultancy in the areas of: Media and Cultural Studies, Art, Design and Museology; Academic writing; English Education; Applied Linguistics; Language Learning and Intercultural Communication, Music Education; Multimodality studies; Learning with Digital Technologies.
This lecturership in Language and Intercultural Communication will be located in the International Centre for Intercultural Studies and the Centre for Applied Linguistics. The newly established International Centre for Intercultural Studies promotes intellectually rigorous, practically relevant and interdisciplinary Intercultural Studies that advance understanding of the role of culture in society, education and communication and inform intercultural practices and policy.
The UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics is dedicated to research in Applied Linguistics. It has as its mission to promote IOE as a centre of international excellence in research and teaching in applied linguistics. The post holder will contribute to Masters, PhD programmes and other programmes in the Centres and to research knowledge exchange and consultancy activities in the Centres. You will play a significant role in planning and development of the International Centre for Intercultural Studies. The post holder will contribute to the advancement of scholarship in the fields of Intercultural Communication and Applied Linguistics, through publications and other research activities. You will take a part in academic policy and planning at programme, department, and institutional levels. You will teach specialist modules on the MA Intercultural Communication and MA Applied Linguistics in areas of language and intercultural communication, and language and identity.
You will have PhD in Intercultural Communication, Applied Linguistics, or closely relevant subject areas, and have a sound knowledge of key concepts, debates and challenges in Intercultural Communication and Applied Linguistics. You will also have experience of teaching at postgraduate levels and have good understanding of the learning needs of a diverse body of students.
Professor of Language Learning & Intercultural Communication, Department of Culture, Communication and Media, University College London, UK. Deadline: 12 August 2021.
University College London (UCL) is seeking to fill a professorship in language learning and intercultural communication. The post holder will provide strategic leadership in the development of research and teaching in the areas of intercultural communication and modern language education, at the IOE and across UCL. The Professor will work with a team of academics whose expertise spans a range of areas in diverse education contexts You will develop and lead a new Master’s program in Intercultural Communication for Language Teaching and Learning, and to lead on the development of an effective research strategy that enables the team to work towards national and international recognition of their work. The university particularly welcomes applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. The department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. It is committed to advancing gender equality within the department.
Media and Communications Manager, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London, London, UK. Deadline: 30 November 2020.
The UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is looking for a Media and Communications Manager to contribute to the development and implementation of IIPP’s research strategy and manage its growing grant, consultancy and philanthropic portfolio. Situated in a globally top university, IIPP is demonstrating impact and influence, including training the next generation of civil servants, bringing together leading global policy-making institutions, and establishing partnerships to address global challenges. IIPP applies its critical thinking to four core areas of activity: research and thought leadership; teaching and training; influencing public policy; and engaging the broader public in its work and ideas.
Building IIPP’s brand and its relationships with media and global partners in academia, business, the public sector and civil society organisations will be central to its work. The Media and Communications Manager will be a key role and will lead on the development and implementation of an integrated communication. This role offers an opportunity for a committed Media and Communications Manager to play a key role in this Institute. While the primary purpose of the role is to develop communication strategies and build a supporting communications team, the role holder will be very hands on. The post-holder will be responsible for creating, implementing and monitoring of a comprehensive communication, media and public relations strategy that will enhance IIPP’s image and position within the marketplace and constituent communities whilst also ensuring alignment with UCL and Faculty strategies.
Professor of Language Learning and Intercultural Communication, Institute of Education, University College London (UCL), London, UK. Deadline: 9 April 2020.
The postholder will provide strategic leadership in the development of research and teaching in the areas of intercultural communication and modern language education, at the IOE and across UCL. The Professor will work with a team of academics whose expertise spans a range of areas in diverse education contexts.
You will develop and lead a new Master’s programme in Intercultural Communication for Language Teaching and Learning, and to lead on the development of an effective research strategy that enables the team to work towards national and international recognition of their work.
Lecturer in Sociolinguistics for Language Education, Centre for Applied Linguistics, University College London, UK. Deadline: 14 November 2018.
Applications are invited for a Lectureship in Sociolinguistics for Language Education. The successful candidate is required to make a major contribution to the range of Master’s programmes in Applied Linguistics and TESOL, and to research and administration in the Centre for Applied Linguistics, including programme management, supervising PhDs, and carrying out first-class research activities. This post is available from 1st January 2019.
Research Associate in Multimodal Communication, University College London – UCL Division of Psychology and Language Sciences – Experimental Psychology. Deadline: 21 December 2017.
Applications are invited for the post of Research Associate in the Institute of Multimodal Communication, located within the Experimental Psychology Research Department, UCL. The project, funded by a ERC grant awarded to Gabriella Vigliocco, investigates the role of multimodal cues (such as gesture and eyegaze) in language learning and processing. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and implement multimodal computational models to be used to predict behavioural and neural responses. The appointee will also be expected to contribute to the writing of manuscripts and presenting the data at international conferences. Strong support for personal and professional development will be available. This post in funded for 2 years, in the first instance.
Applicants must hold a PhD, or have submitted their thesis, in Experimental Psychology, AI, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, or Linguistics, and have computational experience. The ability to work as part of a research team is essential, as is the ability to problem-solve in a technical setting. Programming skills are essential.
Teaching Fellow in Global Politics, University College London – UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society – Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry (UK)
The UCL Centre for Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry invites applications for the post of Teaching Fellow in Global Politics. The successful candidate will be expected to take up the position on 1 September 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is fixed-term for 12 months.
The post holder will teach four courses or equivalent – an approximate total of 80 contact hours of teaching – at graduate level. He or she will be required to mark and assess work completed for these and, at the discretion of the Chair of CMII, other courses, assist in the preparation of timed examination papers to be taken in the summer term, supervise MA dissertations, participate in CMII PhD and MA dissertation presentations, hold office hours, attend meetings concerning the courses that he or she teaches, and complete mandatory training requirements that he or she may, in accordance with UCL policy, need to take.
The post holder will have a Postgraduate qualification or equivalent within the area of Global Politics, Comparative Politics, or International Relations.
Closing Date: 7 July 2017
Part-Time: 18.25 hours per week (50% FTE)
Research Assistant (2 years) – Ref:1640327 ESRC-funded Family Language Policy project – Somali community in London
UCL Institute of Education, University College London
Duties and Responsibilities:
You will be a member of the UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics, which is located in the UCL Institute of Education. The UCL Centre for Applied Linguistics is a centre of international excellence in research and teaching in bilingualism and multilingualism, second language acquisition and assessment, discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, language-in-education policy and practice, English language teaching and teacher development, corpus linguistics, and intercultural communication.
The successful applicant will be involved in conducting family-based linguistic ethnography within the Somali community in London with different types of families. The post-holder will be expected to manage the day-today project objectives, under the supervision of Professor Li Wei, and to work in collaboration with the other project team members based in Reading University and Birkbeck College, University of London.
The post is available and funded from 01 September 2017 until 31 August 2019.
Candidates should have postgraduate qualifications in applied linguistics, with extensive knowledge of the Somali community in the UK and extensive knowledge of linguistic ethnography. Good knowledge of standard statistical analysis and demonstrable skills in verbal and written communication are expected.
Closing Date: 7 May 2017, latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59
Interview date: TBC