Intercultural Research Specialist, Purdue University, Indiana. Deadline: Open until filled; posted March 15, 2019.
This is an open rank search at either the Specialist (P2) or Senior Specialist (P3) level for a position in Purdue’s Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research (CILMAR). The Senior Intercultural Research Specialist will be a seasoned interculturalist with both a theoretical understanding of intercultural communication and experience applying theory and best practices to the design and implementation of scholarship in this discipline. Candidates who are not eligible for a senior position but demonstrate potential for success in this role with evidence of interest in intercultural learning and transferable research skills will be considered at the Specialist level. The (Senior) Intercultural Research Specialist will work closely with CILMAR Intercultural Learning Specialists as well as faculty, staff, and students to support cutting-edge intercultural scholarship, especially research that advances the discipline’s understanding of intercultural competence development in higher education settings. The research specialist will be expected to engage competently with quantitative and qualitative data, individually and on teams, and on both externally and internally funded projects. In addition, this position involves mentoring others in the development of intercultural competence, creating and presenting intercultural interventions, debriefing participants on the results of intercultural assessments, and disseminating information about CILMAR’s work in and beyond Purdue.