Cambridge U: Research Associate in Cultural Literacy (UK)

“JobResearch Associate, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK. Deadline: 1 July 2019. Fixed-term position: 1 September 2019-30 April 2021.

The Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a part-time Research Associate (0.6 FTE) to work on a large-scale EC Horizon 2020 project with ten 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 knowledge 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. In collaboration with the Project Co-ordinator, they will lead on the collection of data in schools for the Cultural Literacy Learning Programme and work with European colleagues to develop consistent coding approaches for the analysis of classroom dialogue and engage in qualitative and quantitative data analysis activities.

NOTE: There is also a related position for Research Assistant through the same project, which is full-time from September 2019 to August 2020, same deadline for applications.

Carter Center: Senior Associate Directors (USA)

“JobTwo positions currently available, The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA. Deadline: Positions remain posted until they are filled, so check links to see if they are still listed before applying.

Senior Associate Director, Conflict Resolution Program, Carter Center, Atlanta, GA.

Serving as a deputy to the Conflict Resolution Program Director, the Senior Associate Director oversees the implementation of Conflict Resolution program activities.  The Senior Associate Director’s primary responsibilities include: all aspects of project management (design, implementation, and evaluation), fundraising, budget and grant management, staff supervision, and liaising with both Carter Center program and departmental personnel and external stakeholders.  The Senior Associate Director supports the Program Director in setting overall strategy and assures that projects align with the program mission. The Senior Associate Director primarily manages activities for MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, including track-2 and 1.5 activities, data collection and analysis, conferences, field missions, networking and negotiation/facilitation and other activities. S/He will manage and provide leadership to Atlanta staff and field-based staff and provide direction on short-term missions to countries of potential programmatic interest.  S/He will supervise staff, interns, and volunteers.

Senior Associate Director, Global Access to Information Program, Carter Center, Atlanta, GA.

Serving as the deputy to the Director, the Senior Associate Director oversees the implementation of the Global Access to Information Program’s country programming portfolio. The Senior Associate Director’s primary responsibilities include: all aspects of project management (design, implementation, and evaluation), fundraising, budget and grant management, staff supervision, and liaising with both Carter Center program and department personnel and external stakeholders. The Senior Associate Director supports the Program Director in setting overall strategy and assures that projects align with the program mission.

The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

Princeton U: Director of Davis International Center (USA)

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Director of the Davis International Center, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Posted May 15, 2019, Open until filled.

Reporting to the Vice Provost for International Affairs and Operations, the Director of the Davis International Center (Davis IC) provides leadership and management for a dynamic 14-person department that delivers comprehensive and specialized services that support the growth, development, and welfare of international students, scholars, and visitors at Princeton University.  The Davis IC also supports DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students.  As of fall 2018, Princeton has 653 international undergraduate students (12% of undergraduates), 1,256 international graduate students (44% of graduate students), and 1,175 international scholars (postdocs, researchers, and faculty members).

Founded in 1974, the Davis IC provides immigration regulatory advising and processing, cultural adjustment, social enrichment, and assistance with practical matters related to living in the U.S.  It also acts as a center for cultural and educational programming that advances cross-cultural understanding, supports interaction between U.S. and international students and scholars, and promotes cultural competency across the University.

The successful candidate will be a committed and experienced leader with expertise in international education; a demonstrated history of successful management in higher education; and a commitment to the holistic development and support of diverse student and scholar populations.

U Applied Sciences Munich: Business Communication/Intercultural Competence (Germany)

“JobProfessor of Business Communication and Intercultural Competence, University of Applied Sciences Munich, Germany. Deadline: 21 June 2019.

The Faculty of Business Administration is seeking to appoint a Professor of Business Communication and Intercultural Competence for the Summer semester 2020 or later. The successful candidate should have both professional leadership and teaching experience and be passionate about transferring knowledge in the context of international business and communication.

You will teach subject-specific modules in Business English, Intercultural Communication and Intercultural Management for undergraduate and graduate business study programmes in English. You will contribute to the development of curricula and research in these fields and course management as required. The role further requires actively fostering relationships and exchange with international partner universities and contributing to research projects with industry and business.

 

Migration Policy Institute Europe: Director (Belgium)

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Director, Migration Policy Institute Europe, Brussels, Belgium. Deadline: 30 June 2019.

 

The Migration Policy Institute Europe (MPI Europe), established in Brussels in 2011, is a nonprofit, independent research institute that aims to provide a better understanding of migration in Europe and thus promote effective policymaking. MPI Europe provides authoritative research and practical policy design to governmental and nongovernmental stakeholders who seek more effective management of immigration, immigrant integration, and asylum systems in order to promote successful outcomes for newcomers, families of immigrant background, and receiving communities in Europe.

MPI Europe seeks a highly motivated, experienced professional to become the Director of Brussels-based MPI Europe. The new Director will be responsible for providing leadership to MPI Europe at a critical time of growth for the Institute and a pivotal time for migration in Europe and around the globe. He/she will work with a team of recognized experts on migration and integration based in Brussels and coordinate with the staff of its sister organization in Washington, DC (MPI), as needed.

Lancaster U: Research Associate Cinema Memory & Digital Archive (UK)

“JobResearch Associate post on Cinema Memory and the Digital Archive: 1930s Britain and Beyond, University of Lancaster/Stirling University, UK. Deadline: 5 June 2019.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in Film Studies, Media Studies, English, History or a related discipline in the Humanities and Social Sciences to work on the AHRC-funded project ‘Cinema Memory and the Digital Archive: 1930s Britain and Beyond’ (CMDA). This is a 35-month full-time post.

The project team is Annette Kuhn (QMUL), Richard Rushton (Lancaster University), and Sarah Neely (Stirling University), and the project is based at Lancaster University. Among other things, CMDA will properly organise and store, as well as develop a website for, the ‘Cinema Culture in 1930s Britain’ archive currently stored at Lancaster University Library. The project also involves a number of research and public engagement events relating to archives, cinema memory, and audience research.

U Macau: Instructor in Communication (China)

“JobVisiting Senior Instructor in Communication: Video Production and Public Communication, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled, posted May 16, 2019.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Visiting Senior Instructor, intended to contribute to teaching needs in two specific areas: (1) video production and (2) public communication.

The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. They cover various areas of communication studies (communication theory, intercultural communication, organizational communication, communication skills); vocationally-oriented public communication (public relations, advertising, event planning); media studies and journalism (journalism writing and publication, mass media, new media, digital culture); cultural studies (cultural and critical theory, cinema, popular culture); and communication and creative cultural industries (video production, film making, animation, photography, design). The Department of Communication has a diverse student body drawn from Macao, Mainland China, and other parts of the world.

Open U: English Language/Applied Linguistics (UK)

“JobStaff Tutor, English Language and Applied Linguistics, School of Languages and Applied Linguistics, The Open University, UK and home based. Deadline: 14 June 2019.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant, multilingual and multicultural School which offers part-time distance study in Languages and Applied Linguistics to students from across the UK and beyond. Subject areas currently include modern languages (Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish), English language studies, English for academic purposes, applied linguistics and translation studies.

Staff Tutors play an important role in the maintenance and development of teaching material and are vital to manage the successful delivery of all teaching in the School. As a Staff Tutor specialising in English Language and Applied Linguistics you will lead and manage a team of highly qualified part-time Associate Lecturers (ALs) tutoring students enrolled on a range of modules. As their academic manager, you will select, train, develop and supervise ALs. You will report to the School’s Associate Head (Student Experience). You will work at a distance with the Faculty’s Student Support Team in Nottingham and contribute to ensure the smooth running of tuition.

Georgetown U: Program Coordinator, Center for Intercultural Education/Development (USA)

“JobProgram Coordinator, Center for Intercultural Education and Development, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Deadline: Open until filled, posted May 10, 2019.

The Gateway Program Unit designs and implements educational exchange programs for international clients (universities, private companies, and governmental organizations) which are usually one to six weeks in length.

The Program Coordinator is responsible for developing, managing and implementing an growing number of short-term, executive programs. The Program Coordinator works with the Manager of Gateway Program and the Academic Director in the design and preparation of the program. During the implementation phase, he/she provides on-going support to international students to ensure that the group receives an excellent training experience while in the United States. The Program Coordinator also creates content and maintains the website as well as ensures that CIED’s promotional materials are up to date and in stock.