U Manchester: Lecturer in Global Development (UK)

“JobLecturer in Global Development (Teaching and Research), Global Development Institute, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline: 9 December 2022.

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Global Development (Teaching and Research) within the Global Development Institute (GDI). This post will enhance the GDI’s research and teaching capacity in global development, in particular on the theoretical and empirical analysis of labour, gender and/or environmental sustainability in global production. The GDI has made significant advances in research and policy on global value chains and production networks, in particular through the ‘Capturing the Gains: Economic and Social Upgrading in Global Value Chains’ programme (2008-2014), the ‘Rising Powers and Interdependent Futures’ programme (2010-2017) and the ‘Shifting South: Decent Work and Regional Value Chains’ study (2019-21).

This new appointment is expected to contribute to and help lead the next iteration of policy focused research at GDI on these critical areas. The University welcomes applications from exceptional candidates who can make significant contributions to research and research-informed teaching that complements existing offerings in GDI. The post will be attached to the GDI’s Social Development (SD) teaching cluster and the Global Production Networks, Trade and Labour research group.

U Manchester: Lecturer in Intercultural Communication (UK)

“JobLecturer in Intercultural Communication , The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline: 20 July 2022.

Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Intercultural Communication. The post is tenable from 1 September 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter, and offered on an open-ended basis. The appointed person will teach in the MA programme in Intercultural Communication. You must have a PhD (awarded) in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Intercultural Communication at university level as well as in curriculum/programme development.

You must be able to deliver courses that successfully cover or combine the study of several of the following:

  • Intercultural communication in the context of crisis communication, diplomacy, international development, international migration
  • Intercultural communication in international media production and consumption
  • Intercultural communication in business or institutional contexts
  • Intercultural communication in transnational popular culture
  • Intercultural competence skills training
  • Critical intercultural communication in social identity formation / social movements
  • Postcolonial intercultural communication

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 empathise with students.

 

U Manchester: Lecturers in Translation & Intercultural Studies (UK)

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Two Lecturer positions are available at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. Deadline for both: 13 May 2022.

1. Lecturer in Intercultural Communication

Applications are invited for the teaching and research post of Lecturer in Intercultural Communication, which is tenable from 1 September 2023 and offered on an open-ended basis. The appointed person must be able to deliver courses that successfully cover or combine the study of several of the following:

  • Intercultural communication in the context of crisis communication, diplomacy, international development, international migration
  • Intercultural communication in international media production and consumption
  • Intercultural communication in business or institutional contexts
  • Intercultural communication in transnational popular culture
  • Intercultural competence skills training
  • Critical intercultural communication in social identity formation / social movements
  • Postcolonial intercultural communication

2. Lecturer in Translation and Intercultural Studies

This permanent appointment will make a major contribution to Translation and Interpreting Studies at MA level through delivery of theoretical core courses and practice-oriented course units in some of the following areas:

  • audio-visual translation
  • commercial translation
  • legal translation
  • medical translation
  • scientific translation
  • technical translation
  • translating for international organisations
  • public service interpreting

Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one other language (preferably Mandarin) and must have experience developing online teaching materials.

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 Manchester Job Ad: Research Associate for AHRC (UK)

PostdocsResearch Associate for the AHRC project – Translation, Interpreting and the British Humanitarian Response to asylum seeker and refugee arrivals since the 1940s. Languages and Intercultural Studies, University of Manchester, UK. Deadline: 15 October 2018Knowledge of Vietnamese or Gujarati is desired.

The Division of Languages and Intercultural Studies is seeking to appoint a fixed-term (18-months full time) Research Associate to work on the project ‘Translation, interpreting and the British humanitarian response to asylum seeker and refugee arrivals since the 1940s’, which explores the strategic importance of translation and interpreting in the early reception and resettlement phases of selected groups of asylum seekers and refugees in England since the 1940s, with specific reference to non-state actors. Duties include data collection (based on archival research and oral histories) and analysis, managing the project’s online presence, actively contributing to networking with project collaborators, communicating the project’s outputs, and preparing a single-authored written output. Applicants must have completed a PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. migration studies), and demonstrate experience of archival research and interest in cross-disciplinary research. Knowledge of translation and interpreting is not a pre-requisite for this role. Knowledge of Vietnamese or Gujarati is desired.

U Manchester Job Ad: International Business & Management (UK)

Job adsLecturer in International Business & Management, The University of Manchester. Deadline: 16 April 2018.

Applications are invited for a Lecturer to contribute to the research and intellectual development of international business studies and to undertake teaching activities in the field at undergraduate, postgraduate (including MBA) and executive levels. The successful applicant is expected to develop research at international levels, to exhibit research leadership at the appropriate level, and to be active in raising research grant income.

U Manchester Postdoc: World Literature (UK)

PostdocsThe University of Manchester Presidential Academic Fellowship: World Literature, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures. Deadline: 3 April 2018.

As an impressive early career academic, you’ll recognise that securing a Presidential Academic Fellowship at the University of Manchester will empower you to unlock your potential. In addition to a good salary for the duration of your Fellowship, you’ll receive several thousand pounds per annum for research support costs and access to key technology platforms. Your time during this award will be initially dedicated to research, with no or minimal teaching in the first year, and minimal teaching in the second year. Thereafter teaching would increase with each subsequent year of the fellowship. You can look forward to mentoring and assistance in winning external funding and awards.

As a Presidential Academic Fellow, you will join us at an exciting moment. In 2018 we are launching a new programme in World Literature. It will build on our strength in languages and literature, and on current expertise in literary theory, translation and intercultural studies. You will make a vital contribution. We will expect you to be a specialist in any central aspect of world or comparative literature. Ideally you’ll demonstrate expertise in non-western areas and bring to the role a strong profile in theory and methods.

To join us, you will need a relevant PhD or equivalent qualification.

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