U Nottingham Ningbo: Literature/Applied Linguistics (China)

“JobTeaching Fellow in Literature or Applied Linguistics, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies, University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China. Deadline: May 31, 2020.

The Department was first established as the “Translation Programme” in 1990, and was awarded full independent departmental status in 2019. During our 30-year history, we have built a reputation as one of the leading centres in the region for teaching and research in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies. The Department offers teaching at BA, MA and Research Postgraduate levels, and is among the most internationalized in the region, with an academic staff comprising members from Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland, Taiwan, Spain, the UK and Australia. The Programme has particular strengths in literary translation, minority cultures in translation, and interpreting, and is also expanding its profile in the field of translation technology.

The successful candidate is expected to deliver lectures and seminars in topics within Literature and Applied Linguistics. Specifically, we are looking for someone who has some teaching experience in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Intercultural Communication, Business and Professional Communication, Discourse Analysis, English Literature, Drama, English Language Teaching Methods, and Academic Learning Skills. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and possibly postgraduate programmes. Candidates who are interested in research and who will contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities and undertake administrative duties are preferred. Candidates must have a PhD degree at or near completion in a relevant discipline, preferably in English Literature or Applied Linguistics, and excellent communication and presentation skills in English.

Containing COVID-19: Mobile Documentaries Competition (China)

Applied ICDCall for entries: Containing COVID-19: Mobile Documentaries, International Mobile Storytelling Competition Series 2020. Institute for Mobile Studies, School of International Communications, University of Nottingham, Ningbo,  China. Deadline: 1 June 2020.

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 in early January 2020, global efforts in containing the virus have been widely documented by mobile users around the world. To document and enhance global joint efforts in containing the virus, we organize an online international mobile documentary competition.

Themes: The competition has, but not limited to, the following three suggested themes: (a) connections (with a special focus on connecting people, expertise and resources although physically distanced during the virus outbreak), (b) collaborations (with a special focus on collaboration processes on different fronts in containing the virus), and (c) contributions (with a special focus on achievements and progress in containing the virus locally, nationally or globally). Other suggested themes could include nurses stories, doctor stories, patients stories, patients’ family stories, or city stories in containing COVID-19.

Categories: The competition has two categories: (a) original documentaries or (b) edited documentaries using video clips collected with permission from original sources.

U Nottingham Ningbo Job Ads: Applied Linguistics (China)

Job adsThe University of Nottingham in Ningbo, China, is advertising three positions:

Associate Professor in Applied Linguistics. Deadline: 30 April 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead and deliver lectures and seminars in the topics within Applied Linguistics. We are looking for someone who has had substantial teaching experiences in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: intercultural communication, business and professional communication, research methods, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, English literature and drama, English language teaching pedagogies, discourse analysis. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the school. In addition, the candidate is expected to lead research teams, support less experienced staff members for research, obtain external research funding, contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities, supervise doctoral students and undertake administrative duties.

Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics. Deadline: 30 April 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars in the topics within Applied Linguistics. We are looking for someone who has had teaching experiences in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: intercultural communication, language acquisition, English literature, pedagogy of teaching English to young learners, research methods, corpus linguistics, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the school. In addition, the candidate is expected to conduct research, obtain research funding, contribute to Research and Knowledge Exchange activities, supervise doctoral students and undertake administrative duties.

Teaching Fellow in Applied Linguistics. Deadline: 30 April 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver lectures and seminars in the topics within Applied Linguistics. We are looking for someone who has had some teaching experiences in higher education, specializing in at least two of the following areas: Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Intercultural Communication, Business and Professional Communication, Discourse Analysis, English Literature, English Language Teaching Methods, and Academic Learning Skills. The candidate is required to deliver teaching to all levels of the undergraduate and possibly postgraduate programmes in the school. In addition, the candidate is expected to be interested in research, contribute to research team activities and Research and Knowledge Exchange activities and undertake administrative duties.