Lecturer in International Development or International Relations, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK. Deadline: 2 July 2018.
The department seeks to appoint a specialist in the ethical or theoretical aspects of international development or international relations and with a particular focus on international humanitarian action, and/or international climate change. Applicants, however, must be able to relate their ethical or theoretical interests to applied contexts and global policy challenges.
Research Associate, Dialogue and Argumentation for Cultural Literacy Learning in Schools (DIALLS), Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge. Deadline: 20 June 2018.
The Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a part-time Research Associate (0.6 fte) to work on a new large-scale EC Horizon 2020 project with nine partners, led by Dr Fiona Maine. The project works in schools across Europe to support the development of young people’s cultural literacy, which is defined as a set of competences and dispositions moving beyond understanding of European culture into an awareness of one’s own cultural identities and those of others. It will work with teachers from primary and secondary schools to develop a programme of cultural literacy learning, focusing on the development of dialogue and argumentation as children read and respond to visual narratives of European origin.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of working with children and young people in schools, recording and analysing classroom discussions, particularly focusing on dialogue. They will provide support to European colleagues in the development of a Cultural Analysis Framework to enable the selection of cultural texts for the project and help recruit and work with suitable participants to develop a Cultural Literacy Learning Programme, whilst leading on the collection of data in schools. The successful candidate will also work with a European team to develop and apply consistent coding approaches for the analysis of classroom dialogue.
Teaching Fellow – International Business, University of Oxford – Saïd Business School. Deadline: 20 June 2018.
The University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School seeks an outstanding candidate for the position of Teaching Fellow – International Business. This is a fixed-term position for 2 years based at Park End Street, Oxford.
The Teaching Fellow will support the International Business faculty in the development and delivery of its portfolio of courses during a period of growth; including course content and materials, student assessment and support, and curriculum and pedagogical innovation. The Teaching Fellow will have responsibility for undertaking advanced academic study to underpin lectures and class teaching and produce lecture notes, course materials, reading lists, and reference guides, sourcing materials and writing for different student audiences.
International Marketing Officer for China, Directorate of Marketing and Student Recruitment, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Deadline: 17 June 2018.
The main purpose of this role is to manage and deliver a coherent digital campaign strategy in China, coordinating with colleagues in the International Office, Marketing and IT to create a sector leading institutional identity to aid student recruitment figures. This includes continuing to develop a unique brand identity for the University of Aberdeen in China, integrating marketing activity across multiple Chinese social media platforms, specifically Weibo, WeChat, QQ, Yizhibo and Baidu and developing and maintaining our China focussed web content.
The post holder will be fluent in Mandarin (spoken and written) and have extensive experience of Chinese digital marketing, social media marketing and HE marketing. In addition to brand and profile raising activities, the post will also be integral to conversion, utilising social media to build supportive communities to assist in progressing potential students through the applicant journey. Further, the post holder will also assist in wider recruitment activities which would include participation at overseas fairs and events as well as connecting with our Chinese student community already based in Aberdeen via engagement with our Chinese Society and developing our Alumni engagement and reach.
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Studies, Zhejiang University – College of Humanities and Social Science. Deadline: June 20, 2018.
The School of International Studies specialises in research fields and specialisations for the following areas: Second Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Language Testing, Studies of Chinese as a Second Language, British & American Literature, Medieval English, Renaissance Literature, Theoretical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature.
The newly launched “One-hundred Talents Program” is aimed at attracting outstanding scholars both at home and abroad. To those recruited via this program, the university is to adopt an international academic standard and procedure — the tenure track system. The university plans to recruit roughly 100 distinguished scholars from both China and abroad by the “One-hundred Talents Program”. Ample funds are available for this program to ensure that scholars have a favorable academic environment and optimum working and living conditions so that they can be dedicated to academic research and the advancement of their fields.
Linguae Mundi Programme Manager, Centre for Global Engagement, Coventry University. Deadline: 1 July 2018.
Coventry University has been developing international experience opportunities for students and recent graduates as part of the University internationalisation and employability strategies. To enhance these strategies, the Centre for Global Engagement [CGE] offers CU students and staff opportunities to learn or improve their language and intercultural skills. With the growth in numbers of language learners through the Linguae Mundi scheme and the ambition to offer language education to a quarter of CU students and staff by 2020, a dedicated Programme Manager is required to further manage and develop this fast-growing initiative.
The purpose of the role is to take responsibility, and be accountable, for all aspects of the Linguae Mundi programme, delivering against the annual targets. Reporting to the Deputy Director of CGE for Operations and Business Development, the ideal candidate will be a motivated, well-organised, self-reliant individual with solid experience in programme management and committed to achieving excellence in fulfilling both individual and team objectives. The ability to motivate and manage people as well as manage a complex, ambitious programme are also key capabilities of this role.
Associate Professor (Lektor) in International Business Communication in German, Department of German and Romance Languages, School of Communication and Culture, University of Aarhus. Deadline: 18 June 2018.
The position is at the Department of German and Romance Languages, which is part of the School of Communication and Culture, and involves research, teaching and supervision, talent development and knowledge exchange related to international business communication in German.
More specifically, we are looking for a dedicated applicant who has contributed to research and/or teaching in areas such as international business communication in German, preferably including German or international market communication. In addition, it will be an advantage if the applicant can document research and/or teaching qualifications within the field of social media in a German marketing and business communication context. Applicants must also be qualified to teach core courses at BA and MA level within the marketing communication or PR-oriented disciplines of the German programmes, including such topics as international and intercultural market communication, foreign media and stakeholder relations in an intercultural perspective.
Assistant, Associate, or Professor in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, Education, Western University (London, Ontario, Canada). Deadline: July 31, 2018.
The Faculty of Education at Western University invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (probationary), Associate Professor (probationary or tenured) or Professor (tenured) in the area of TESOL and Applied Linguistics. The successful candidate will become a member of the Curriculum Studies and Studies in Applied Linguistics Academic Research Cluster, bring relevant academic strength and collaborative abilities to the Faculty, and contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of the TESOL and Applied Linguistics programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching duties will include the development and delivery of TESOL and Applied Linguistics courses within the MPED TESOL graduate program and graduate supervision, as well as possibly teaching in research intensive MA and PhD programs, and the pre-service education program.
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI), a nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank dedicated to the study of U.S. and international migration policies, seeks an exceptional Research Assistant to join its International Program in Washington, DC. Deadline: June 15, 2018.
MPI’s International Program conducts research and analysis on challenges facing local, national, and supranational governments, covering topics such as refugee protection and integration, skills and mobility, border management, social cohesion in an age of diversity, and the governance of migration. The research assistant’s primary responsibilities will be to assist with qualitative and quantitative research and provide programmatic support in several areas of MPI’s work. Salary and title will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Faculty Member, (Tenured / Tenure Track), University of Central Asia (UCA) in Kyrgystan and/or Tajikistan. Deadline: June 15, 2018.
The School of Arts and Sciences is seeking an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Faculty Member to teach at the undergraduate campuses in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan and/or Khorog, Tajikistan. The faculty member should have an active involvement in the development, planning, preparation and undertaking of all academic upgrading initiatives related to EAP instruction. This individual is expected to teach small groups of students from Central Asia in a preparatory programme. The English curriculum of the Preparatory Programme and the teaching approach are based on integrated skills with the topics connected to core literacies and embedded in the Central Asian context as well as aligned with the Mathematics, Science and Liberal Arts curriculum. Consequently, the hope is for these students to become proficient in academic writing and research skills. In the liberal arts and pre-requisite years, the EAP faculty will be involved in supporting students during academic writing labs. The language of instruction for undergraduate studies is English.
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