[Humanist] 29.444 PhD studentships at Roehampton, King's; asst professorship at Arizona State

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Mon Nov 2 12:33:32 CET 2015

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 444.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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  [1]   From:    Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>          (43)
        Subject: Intercultural communication position at ASU

  [2]   From:    "Cooper, Claire" <claire.cooper at kcl.ac.uk>                 (6)
        Subject: Studentships in linguistics at King's College London

  [3]   From:    Arianna Ciula <ariannaciula at gmail.com>                    (23)
        Subject: PhD scholarships, Humanities, University of Roehampton

        Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 05:52:23 +0000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: Intercultural communication position at ASU

Assistant Professor (JOB #11384)
Arizona State University
Hugh Downs School of Human Communication

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication (HDSHC) in College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University invites applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor with a focus in Intercultural
Communication. Anticipated start date is August 2016. Salary will be
competitive based on qualifications.

The successful candidate will contribute to intercultural communication
research and teaching that advances HDSHC’s mission to produce scholarship
and pedagogy that responds to pressing issues in the world today, and
advances ASU’s mission and vision for a New American University

We seek a scholar whose work will contribute to the school’s core focus
area of intercultural communication and whose interests intersect with one
or more of the school’s research initiatives in transformative
communication, strategic communication, health communication, and
civil/creative/critical communication. The search is open in terms of
methodology, theory, and/or practical application.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a
research agenda publishable in top-tier academic journals; seek external
funding; teach and assist in the recruitment of graduate and undergraduate
students; contribute to curriculum development; and engage in professional,
university, and community service as appropriate.

The HDSHC includes 22 core faculty members and offers BA, BS, MIP (masters
in passing), and Ph.D. degrees in communication. The School offers
laboratory facilities, computer resources, project and grant development
support, and a performance studio. For additional information, please visit
https://humancommunication.clas.asu.edu/ . HDSHC is located on the Tempe
campus in a progressive suburb of the Phoenix metro area. Our location
offers the resources of a major metropolitan area (5+ million) in a state
with spectacular natural scenery and recreational areas, sublime winters,
and a culturally rich population.

Required Qualifications:

1. Ph.D. or equivalent in Communication or a closely related field at the
time of appointment2. Research focus in intercultural/international communication
3. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the post-secondary level
4. Potential to develop an internationally-recognized program of research

Desired Qualifications:

1. Ability to contribute to research and teaching in one or more of the School’s other core areas (organizational, interpersonal, health, rhetoric/public communication, performance studies)

2. Potential to secure external funding support

3. Experience working/researching in interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary teams

See https://humancommunication.clas.asu.edu/sites/default/files/interculturalcom-asstprof.pdf for more information.

        Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 10:09:34 +0000
        From: "Cooper, Claire" <claire.cooper at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Studentships in linguistics at King's College London

A range of post-graduate studentships are available for 2016-17 entry at the Centre for Language Discourse & Communication http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ldc  at King’s College London, offering supervision in text, discourse & narrative analysis, pragmatics, linguistic ethnography, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, applied, educational, cognitive and corpus linguistics:

·           Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentships<http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources/ESRC.aspx> (deadline: 29 January 2016).  These cover sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, interactional discourse analysis, linguistic ethnography, areas of applied linguistics, computational linguistics, educational linguistics and language & literacy education.  Candidates can apply either for a three year PhD Studentship or for a four year Studentship which involves a one year MA and a three year PhD.

·           Arts & Humanities Research Council/London Arts & Humanities Partnership (AHRC/LAHP) Studentships<http://www.lahp.ac.uk/apply-for-a-studentship/> (deadline: 29 January 2016).   This covers research on linguistic structure, history, theory and description, including stylistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, corpus studies, translation, and some areas of applied linguistics.  Studentships last three years.

·           Studentships administered by the King’s College Graduate School (http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/pg/funding/sources/pgr.aspx).

To apply, you should have excellent qualifications, as well as clear research idea if you are applying for a three year PhD award.  It is important to identify and contact a potential supervisor as soon as possible, referring to our webpages at www.kcl.ac.uk/ldc http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ldc , and you also need to submit an ordinary admissions application.

If you are not sure about potential supervisors, please contact ldc at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:ldc at kcl.ac.uk> or ben.rampton at kcl.ac.uk<mailto:ben.rampton at kcl.ac.uk>.

        Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 11:15:41 +0000
        From: Arianna Ciula <ariannaciula at gmail.com>
        Subject: PhD scholarships, Humanities, University of Roehampton

Every year AHRC Studentships are available through the TECHNE Doctoral
Training Partnership at the Department of Humanities, University of
Roehampton (London, UK).

Each scholarship includes maintenance and fees for three years for a
full-time student, or for five years for a part-time student. The TECHNE
training programme is enhanced by input and placement opportunities
provided by 13 partner organisations, including the Museum of London, the
Barbican, the Natural History Museum, the British Film Institute, the
Victoria & Albert Museum.

See information about subjects (including digital humanities) and possible
supervisors in the department:

The call for September 2016 entry closes on the 7th of February 2016.
Please contact the Research Degree Convener Dr Nina Power (
http://www.roehampton.ac.uk/staff/Nina-Power/)  to discuss what supervision
is available/eligibility and express informal expression of interest to
apply by 1 December 2015.

Best regards,

Dr Arianna Ciula
Department of Humanities
University of Roehampton | London | SW15 5PH
arianna.ciula at roehampton.ac.uk  | www.roehampton.ac.uk

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