The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2011. This is a one-year, at will appointment, but multi-year renewals are possible. Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s silicon alley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University (CAU) and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught in English by UCD faculty. Some students receive a degree from UCD alone, while some students receive degrees from both UCD and CAU. The teaching load is 4 courses each semester. The courses to be taught will be determined, as much as possible, by the expertise of the individual hired and could include Fundamentals of Mass Communication, Mass Communication and Society, Interpersonal Communication, Television Production, Persuasion, Communication and Diversity, and others.
Base pay is $45,000 for the year. Instructors also receive round-trip airfare, international health insurance, and on-campus housing. Semesters are 14 weeks long; the fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February. The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Communication, extensive experience teaching in an international setting, and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Interested applicants must apply through http://www.jobsatcu.com using posting number 813268, or at: http://www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=64533. Submit a vita, cover letter, sample syllabi for courses taught in the past, and a list of at least three references. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact either Dr. Stephen Hartnett (Stephen.Hartnett@ucdenver.edu) or Dr. Sonja Foss (Sonja.Foss@ucdenver.edu).