U Dayton: Chair Dept Global Languages/Cultures (USA)

“JobChairperson, Department of Global Languages and Cultures, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. Deadline: March 5, 2019.

The University of Dayton seeks a collaborative and strategic academic leader to serve as chairperson of the Department of Global Languages and Cultures (GLC) in the College of Arts and Sciences beginning July 1, 2019. The chairperson will be hired with tenure and at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The chairperson is responsible for administrative, curricular, co-curricular and budgetary facets of the department, plays a unique role engaging students and faculty, and facilitates building and sustaining partnerships across the University and in the broader community.

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures offers a Bachelor of Arts in French, German, and Spanish, as well as minors in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, and Spanish, and instruction in Latin and Russian.

Georgia Institute of Technology: Visiting Prof of Chinese (USA)

“JobVisiting Assistant Professor of Chinese, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. Deadline: 25 February 2019.

The School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese. This position is full-time with a 2/2 teaching load and is renewable for up to two years.   The successful candidate will have (1) a PhD in hand by August 1, 2019; (2) native or near native-level competence in Chinese; (3) an active research and publication agenda; and (4) documented evidence of successful teaching of Chinese language, at both lower and upper levels, particularly content-based language courses. The candidate will join a robust Chinese program, with  undergraduate majors and minors in Chinese, as well as graduate level instruction. The candidate may teach a variety of courses of interest, including Chinese-American and Chinese culture; cross- and intercultural studies (including languages for business, technology, science, and heritage learners); environmental and media studies; Chinese civilization, thought and philosophy; and the Chinese classics, as well as other specialized courses. The candidate will also be involved in graduate curriculum development in Chinese. Preferred areas of expertise include Chinese-American culture; Chinese literature, culture, history, and media; environmental and digital humanities; and the study of science and technology.

U Essex: International Business and Strategy (UK)

“JobProfessor of International Business and Strategy, Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK. Deadline: 3 March 2019.

Essex Business School is undertaking a major expansion of its teaching and research activities, and accordingly is seeking to make an additional appointment, at the Professorial level in the field of International Business or Strategy (Southend Campus). This key appointment will have a vital role in enhancing the School’s research profile, developing undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision and extending the School’s profile regionally, nationally and internationally.

World Learning Job Ads: Traveling Faculty

“JobWorld Learning is advertising several positions, mostly related to their International Honors Program. Deadline: March 1, 2019.

IHP, a program of World Learning/School for International Training, offers international semester-long study abroad programs emphasizing the comparative study of key global issues. IHP’s learning model is grounded in critical pedagogy, experiential learning, and cultural immersion.

Currently seeking traveling faculty members to join an interdisciplinary team of faculty, fellows, and host country coordinators for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters. Each four-month term will take 15-30 students from leading U.S. colleges and universities.

Positions available for faculty in Social Innovation: Entrepreneurship, Design and DevelopmentHuman Rights: Movements, Power, and Resistance, and several other areas. Each IHP student group is accompanied by a trained Trustees Fellow. The Fellow’s main priorities are to support the safety and well-being of all IHP participants and to facilitate an inclusive learning community that is conducive to academic and personal growth.

 

U California Berkeley: Asst Ombudsperson (USA)

“JobAssistant Ombudsperson for Students and Post Docs, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Deadline: January 25, 2019.

The mission of the Ombuds Office for Students and Postdoctoral Appointees is to provide an informal dispute resolution process in which the Ombudsperson advocates for fairness, justice, respect for differences, and reasonable solutions to student and postdoctoral issues and concerns. The Ombuds Office also serves as an alert mechanism for systemic change on campus.

 

Simon Fraser U: Migration & Communication (Canada)

“JobAssistant Professor in Migration & Communication, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. Deadline: January 10, 2019 or until filled.

The School of Communication at Simon Fraser University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Migration in relation to theories and methodologies in the field of communication. Specific areas may include, but are not limited to: Trans- and intranational displacement and migration; diasporic communities; refugees and asylum seekers; colonialism, Indigeneity and resistance; migrant labour and virtual migration; populist anti-immigrant discourses; social movements; surveillance and data; borderlands; ICT4D and mobile technologies; global networks. Approaches welcomed that include but are not limited to intersectional feminist and queer studies, critical race, political economy, cultural and media studies, policy studies, Indigenous studies, and activism. Methods welcomed address these or other issues using qualitative, quantitative, computational, digital methods or a combination of approaches.

Hong Kong Baptist U Job Ads: Communication (Hong Kong)

“JobProfessor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, School of Communication, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. Deadline: 31 March 2019.

The Department consists of three areas: Advertising and Branding, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations, and offers an interdisciplinary, collaborative academic environment. The Department invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Organizational Communication and Public Relations starting September 2019 or January 2020. The successful candidates must have a PhD degree in communication or a relevant field, and should be able to teach public relations courses and/or communication studies courses (e.g., interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, information technology and social impact, and empirical research methods).

Monmouth U Job Ad: Director of Intercultural Center (USA)

“JobDirector, Intercultural Center, Monmouth University, New Jersey. Deadline: Open until filled, posted December 18, 2018.

 

Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Director of the Intercultural Center. Reporting to the President, the Director will serve as a liaison to bridge the gap between students, administration, and faculty and lead efforts throughout the University to advance a culture that is inclusive, respectful, and aligned with the mission and values of the university. The Center will serve as a campus-wide hub for students, including those who might otherwise be at risk of being marginalized without this resource and who will find an advocate and champion in the Director. A strong candidate will be able to develop a strategic plan and vision for the Center by working with senior leadership and constituents across campus to enhance our efforts to attract and retain students. The expectation is that this Center will reflect the changes in culture and climate over time to meet students and other constituents where they are in their growth process. Likewise, the candidate for this position will understand and utilize research that integrates theory and practice in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice.

U Bern Job Ad: Sociolinguistics (Switzerland)

“JobAssociate Professorship in Sociolinguistic Methods and Analysis, Center for the Study of Language and Society, University of Bern, Switzerland. Deadline: 10 February 2019.

The Institute seeks a scholar who can work and train both quantitatively and qualitatively in the discipline, and impart the strengths of both to his/her students. In their own research, applicants need to work across a range of different empirical approaches and can teach courses which integrate method and hands-on practice as well as theory, including in real-world applications of sociolinguistics.

Relevant subdisciplines include, but should not be seen as limited to: forensic sociolinguistics, socio-pragmatics, ethnography, linguistic anthropology, interactional sociolinguistics, variationist sociolinguistics, perceptual sociolinguistics, linguistic landscapes, applied sociolinguistics, language policy, historical sociolinguistics, critical sociolinguistics, and cognitive sociolinguistics.

Gonzaga U Job Ads: Critical Race & Ethnic Studies (USA)

“Job2 tenure track positions, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA (USA). Deadline: January 18, 2019.

  1. Associate Professor or Professor / Department Chair.
    The successful candidate will provide expert leadership on the development of a robust critical race and ethnic studies curriculum in conjunction with affiliated departments and programs, support a dedicated CRES tenure-track colleague (also to begin in Fall 2019), teach courses in the program (initially 2 courses over the academic year), and offer faculty development opportunities. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

  2. Assistant Professor.
    The successful candidate will work with the inaugural Department Chair (also beginning Fall 2019) on the development of a robust critical race and ethnic studies curriculum in conjunction with affiliated departments and programs, and teach courses in the program. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices, and who display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.