Associate Vice Provost of International Initiatives, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted February 28, 2019).
The Associate Vice Provost of International Initiatives leads the university-wide effort to develop and promote academic excellence through the three aspects of internationalization: outbound (study abroad and faculty-led immersions); inbound (international students and visiting scholars); and on-campus (international curricular and co-curricular opportunities). The Associate Vice Provost (AVP) reports to the Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs (SVPAA) and ensures progress on key strategic goals in the development of the global classroom through faculty and student mobility and a diversified faculty and student body. Drawing on the USF mission to educate social justice leaders with a global perspective, the AVP will create a truly innovative home for global learning that brings together international and local efforts to build a sustainable and just world.
Dean of International, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, England, UK. Deadline: 15 March 2019.
Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, dynamic University with some 17,000 students across two major campuses in Kent and at partner institutions in Greece, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka. The University is now seeking to appoint to the newly created, cross-institutional role of Dean of International. Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Dean will provide academic leadership across the University to achieve significant increases in inbound recruitment of international students in priority subject areas, and to establish a focused set of international strategic partnerships to underpin both inbound recruitment and transnational activity. The successful candidate will also play a leading role in driving internationalisation of the curriculum and academic portfolio, and in promoting student and staff mobility and exchange. They will sit on the University’s senior leadership group.
Director of Global Programs, Pennsylvania State Abington, PA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted 2/15/19).
The Pennsylvania State University seeks a scholar-administrator for the position of Director for the Office of Global Programs at Penn State Abington. The Penn State Abington College is home to nearly 4,000 students and more than 320 faculty. Penn State Abington is the University’s most diverse location with more than 50% of the population identifying as a minority and over 14% as international students.
The Office of Global Programs is at the intersection of International Student Services and Education Abroad on the Penn State Abington campus, and represents this college within a network of international education professionals across the University. The Director acts in the capacity of a senior international officer (SIO) for the campus and provides visionary leadership recognizing the profound connection of student success to the college’s global mission. The Director oversees a centralized office that provides education abroad and international student services for the Abington campus community and in collaboration with Penn State Global Programs. The Director is knowledgeable in the areas of immigration advising, programming, intercultural communication and global engagement development.
University Lecturer in Comparative Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Humanities, University of Leiden, Netherlands. Deadline: 5 March 2019.
The Faculty of Humanities, Institute of Philosophy is looking for a University Lecturer in Comparative Philosophy.
- Teaching in English in African/Africana philosophy and/or East Asian philosophy, in comparative philosophy, and in other areas of philosophy in our BA and MA programmes in Philosophy and in other Leiden University degree programmes as required, including supervision of BA and MA theses;
- Teaching in Dutch in due course;
- Supervision of PhD research;
- Original research in philosophy and dissemination of findings through appropriate channels;
- Acquisition of research funding from outside sources;
- Representation of the field to external audiences and media;
- Active participation in the running of the institution.
NUin Program Liaisons and International Coordinators, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Deadline: March 1, 2019.
Northeastern University is hiring a N.U.in Program Liaison and several International Coordinator positions for each N.U.in program location(Australia, Canada, England, Greece, Ireland, Italy). The N.U.in on-site staff support the physical, emotional, social, and academic needs of first-year students. These staff members, in addition to support staff at the host institution, focus on creating positive and valuable experiential learning for students in their academic coursework, host city, and student residences. Site staff work non-traditional hours to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students. Program Liaisons supervise a team of International Coordinators. Site staff enthusiastically embody the mission and values of The N.U.in Program and Northeastern University while working and living in close proximity to first-year students.
Paid Research and Editorial/Communications Internships, Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC. Deadline: March 1, 2019.
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) seeks current college seniors and advanced-degree students as well as college graduates for full- and part-time internships. Interns provide support to MPI researchers in one or more of the following program areas for research internships: U.S. immigration, U.S. immigrant integration, U.S. immigration and human services, international immigration; or they participate in editorial/communications internships.
MPI is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit think tank based in Washington, DC dedicated to the study of migration worldwide. MPI and its sister organization, the Brussels-based MPI Europe, work closely with policymakers, researchers, and practitioners to analyze, develop, and evaluate migration and refugee policies at local, state, national, and international levels.
Undergraduate Research Assistant (RA) Position, Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab, Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab, University of Pennsylvania. Deadline: March 18, 2019.
The Peace and Conflict Neuroscience Lab at the University of Pennsylvania, directed by Dr. Emile Bruneau, and in collaboration with Beyond Conflict Innovation Lab, is seeking summer research assistants. This 8-week at 30hr/week (negotiable) paid ($4,500 summer stipend) internship has an anticipated start date of June 2019. RAs will have the option to work in Philadelphia, PA or New York City. The research assistants will work closely with the postdoctoral researchers (Drs. Samantha Moore-Berg and Boaz Hameiri) on projects aimed at identifying the psychological drivers of real-world social conflict, injustice and inequality, and/or affecting change in these intergroup contexts. Applicants with specific interest or direct experience with conflict and/or discrimination are particularly encouraged to apply. This internship is designed to help individuals strengthen their research skills and will include ongoing mentoring and guidance from skilled researchers.
Chairperson, 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.
Assistant Professor in Japanese, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA. Deadline: 6 March 2019.
The School of Modern Languages at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Japanese. This position is full-time with a 2/2 teaching load, with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2019.
The successful candidate will have (1) a PhD conferred no later than the anticipated appointment start date of August 1, 2019; (2) native or near native fluency in Japanese; (3) an active research and publication agenda; and (4) documented evidence of successful instruction and teaching of Japanese language, culture, and media, particularly at advanced or graduate levels, including applied language and content-based courses. Preferred areas of expertise include Japanese literature, film studies, media studies, intercultural studies, and science and technology studies. Interest and/or experience in service learning, sustainability, digital humanities, experiential learning, undergraduate and graduate advising, and study abroad is preferred. Candidates are expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of students. The candidate will be expected to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Japanese culture as well as specialized courses. The candidate will eligible for consideration for a leadership opportunity to develop graduate programming, including but not limited to, recruitment and career-oriented programs.
Visiting 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.