job ad – CID Oregon

Assistant Director
Center for Intercultural Dialogue (NOTE: the Center at the University of Oregon, not the one sponsored by the Council of Communication Associations!)
Posting: 11180
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Open Until Filled

Salary: $45,000 – $50,000 ($22,500 – 25,000 at 0.5 FTE)

The Center for Intercultural Dialogue is recruiting for the position of Assistant Director.  This is an Officer of Administration part-time (0.5 FTE), renewable, non-exempt position, beginning July 27, 2011 and ending July 26, 2012.

Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director is responsible for overseeing the development and administration of UO and grant-funded projects and programs for the Center, mostly but not limited to those involving the UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peace.  Specific responsibilities include:
*Oversee the planning and coordination of UNESCO Chair conferences and network events, as well as Center programming, including public receptions, lecture and film series, symposia, and conferences; assist in the development of new programming.
*Maintain regular correspondence with faculty and community board members, UNESCO headquarters, and Chairs within the Interreligious Dialogue for Intercultural Understanding network.
*Write and manage grants and other funding proposals including program development, implementation, budget tracking and reporting.
*Coordinate project communications in order to strengthen the profile of the Center on campus, nationally and internationally, including brochures, newsletters, website maintenance, etc.
*Manage all accounting activities and fiscal records, including all office procurement and contracts, bill paying, processing journal vouchers, travel reimbursements, etc.
*Supervise all Graduate Teaching Fellows/Assistants, interns, and volunteers.

Qualifications:
*Bachelor’s degree required (advanced degree preferred)
*Minimum five years administrative experience, preferably within a higher education environment
*Substantial event and/or program planning experience required.
*Experience overseeing the production of marketing collateral including designing, writing, and editing newsletters or other publications.
*Office management experience including procurement and contracting, and human resource management experience essential.
*Budget creation and management experience required.
*Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
*Grant writing experience preferred.
*International experience through study, employment, travel or resident abroad preferred.
*Ability to write and speak in French useful.
*Demonstrated expertise in working with faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds and cultures. Must be flexible and able to work well on a team as well as individually.

Salary range: $22,500 – 30,000 at 0.5 FTE based on qualifications and experience; The University provides excellent benefits, including comprehensive medical and dental insurance coverage, retirement plans, and paid leave policies.  There is the possibility of an increase in FTE in 2012 or later depending on additional funding.

To ensure equal consideration, the following documents must be received by Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 5:00 p.m.  However, the position is open until filled:
*a cover letter which addresses the applicant’s qualifications and interest in the position
*current resume
*names, addresses and phone numbers of at least three professional references.

Inquiries should be directed to Kelley Totten at (541) 346-4150 or ktotten@uoregon.edu.

Completed applications should be mailed to:
Center for Intercultural Dialogue
Search Committee – attn: Kelley Totten
6202 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403-6202
Or hand delivered to:
110 Gerlinger Hall
University of Oregon

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to promoting a diverse learning and working environment are encouraged to apply.

job ad – U Montreal

Assistant professor in political communication at Université de Montréal

Department of Communication
Faculty of Arts and Science
Assistant Professor in Political Communication

The Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Political Communication.
Responsibilities:
Successful candidates will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the institution.

Requirements
* PhD (or near completion) in Communication or in a related field.
* Evidence of dynamism and creativity in teaching and pedagogy.
* Research interests and relevant research experience in issues related to contemporary Political Communication, such as analysis of new communication practices and strategies of political actors including citizens, parties, elected officials, journalists, government bodies, para-governmental agencies and pressure groups; Web-based political activities and new types of activism and militancy; studies of new media practices and media roles in political processes; analysis of speeches, interaction or elements that contribute to the definition of the field, its participants and contemporary power formations.
* Proficiency in the French language.  The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation.  French is the language of instruction.  To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists.  In accordance with the institution’s language policy, the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

Salary
The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.

Starting Date
From January 1 or June 1, 2012.

Deadline
The complete application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications and research, evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of research and teaching interests, must be received at the address below by September 15, 2011.

Three letters of recommendation are to be sent to the department director at the following address:
François Cooren, Director
Department of Communications
Université de Montréal
P. O. Box 6128, Station Centre-Ville
Montreal, Quebec,  H3C 3J7
CANADA
Phone: 514 343-7819
Email: f.cooren@umontreal.ca

For more information about the Department of Communication, please consult the Web site.

Confidentiality
The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee.  This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

Employment Equity Program
The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and invites applicants to complete the employment equity identification questionnaire posted www.fas.umontreal.ca/affaires-professorales/documents/quest-acces-emploi-EN.pdf and attach it to their application.

Immigration Requirements
In compliance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority shall be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

G-STEM Program Manager

G-STEM Program Manager
Spelman College

“The G-STEM PROGRAM MANAGER, Enhancing Global Research and Education in STEM at Spelman College, is a multi-year, grant-funded position. This position is designed to ensure that the G-STEM office provides an innovative and integrated approach to student learning that works collaboratively with academic units and international partners…

Description:
The G-STEM PROGRAM MANAGER, Enhancing Global Research and Education in STEM at Spelman College, is a mult-year, grant-funded position. This position is designed to ensure that the G-STEM office provides an innovative and integrated approach to student learning that works collaboratively with academic units and international partners, preparing Spelman students to participate in mentored learning/research experiences in an ever-changing global environment.The position will also oversee the daily office operations on matters including study-abroad STEM research programs, student mentoring and curriculum selection, budget, policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
*Advise students seeking information, admission, and registration into approved research/education study abroad programs.
*Develop and implement new research/learning collaborations between Spelman College and other international institutions.
*Establish and implement communication strategies between G-STEM and international institutions with the goal of increasing the number of new partnerships.
*Review and coordinate all activities with the Gordon-Zeto Dean for Global Education.
*Collaborate with Spelman Curriculum Committee and Department Chairs to achieve curricular integration of international opportunities.
*Collaborate with Spelman Study Abroad Office for smooth functioning of Study Abroad Approvals.
*Generate reports to the Provost Office and NSF regarding G-STEM activities, outcomes and implementation plans.
*Develop and deliver faculty and student pre-departure orientations. Collaborate with program evaluator to maintain appropriate systems for measuring student outcomes as related to G-STEM and QEP. Supervise billing, bill payment, and financial processes.
*Execute the responsibilities of a manager according to lawful and ethical standards.
*Recruit, select and develop strategies for the research/teaching mentoring team members at Spelman College.
*Oversee the arrival experience of G-STEM students, coordinate communication and delivery of services to students while abroad, and plan and coordinate reentry to campus.
*Coordinate with Study Abroad Office the health, safety, and risk management plans and act as primary emergency response point person for students abroad. Oversee immigration compliance and file management of students.
*Stay current regarding international laws and issues related to student exchange.
*Keep pace with an ever-changing global environment, and be willing to travel internationally.
*Participate in activities that connect G-STEM to the Quality Enhancement Plan, Spelman Going Global!
*Supervise administrative assistant activities.

Requirements:
Our ideal candidate profile will include:
*Master’s degree required in a STEM field; Ph.D. in a STEM field preferred. One to three (1-3) years of experience working with student travel abroad programs desired. Must have a strong interest in undergraduate education.
*Candidates with international experiences through study and/or work abroad, and a second language preferred. Working knowledge of the STEM disciplines at the undergraduate level is highly desired.
*Must be familiar with higher education in a global environment; knowledgeable of international travel; and demonstrate cultural sensitivity. Strong interpersonal skills are required with faculty, staff, students, and other constituents of the College both domestically and globally. Must possess superior organizational, problem resolution, and effective supervisory skills.
*Must possess the ability to interact effectively as either a leader or as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments. Must be able to listen to student and faculty (international and at Spelman) and to understand and respond productively to their requests. This position also requires one to communicate (verbal and written) effectively and professionally to facilitate the development of new international partnerships and sustainable relationships between Spelman and foreign educational institutions. *Must be able to adapt to changing assignments; multiple priorities; and to meet deadlines successfully.
*Must be able to work independently, be detail oriented, and show initiative; must possess extraordinary organizational and interpersonal skills; must have the ability to work under pressure within established deadlines and effectively handle multiple tasks.
*The ability to utilize technology to support advising and program management. Must have advanced computer software skills using the Microsoft Office Suite (Office 2007) including (Word, Excel, Power Point). Must be able to create such products as general correspondence, flyers, reports, spreadsheets, presentation, etc. Must be able to utilize email systems such as Lotus Notes/Outlook. The individual must have advanced knowledge of internet software.

Please include a cover letter with your submission.”

(Original post made to Inside Higher Education)

Cooperating Teacher in China

Cooperating Teacher
Fort Hays State University

“This position is for a cooperating teacher who will facilitate Fort Hays State University Leadership Studies courses. This position will be employed at one of FHSU’s partner institutions in the People’s Republic of China. While this position will not be employed by FHSU, this person will work closely with FHSU faculty, and therefore we are coordinating the search process and recommending qualified candidates.Job Duties:
-Work collaboratively with instructor of record on the delivery and management of Leadership Studies coursework
-Serve as the ‘face’ of leadership coursework at partner institutions in China
-Assist in the delivery of content provided by instructor of record
-Communicate regularly with students at partner institutions and with instructors of record
-Duties in the classroom in China will include the following: general classroom management, facilitating student discussions and in class activities, facilitating exams and other assessments, and limited grading
-Other duties as assigned by the instructor of recordRequired Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership, social sciences, or related field
-Ability to travel to FHSU for August orientation session (week of August 14th)
-Must be eligible for work permit in China as position will require residence and teaching at FHSU partner institutions (Shenyang Normal University or SIAS International University)
-Successful candidate will need to demonstrate flexibility, willingness to adapt to situations, and problem-solving

Preferred Qualifications:
-Classroom teaching or facilitation experience preferred
-Master’s Degree preferred
-Experience working with diverse populations and culture
-Fluency in Mandarin Chinese

Salary:
-Salary information provided upon request
-Stipend, room and board, and travel expenses included in salary package
-Tuition assistance available contingent upon funding approval”

Application Information:
To apply for this position, please send a letter of application and current vitae/resume to:

Brett Whitaker, Instructor
Department of Leadership Studies
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
blwhitaker@fhsu.edu

(Original post from Inside Higher Education)

Media Industries Project UCSB job

Academic Coordinator for the Carsey-Wolf Center
University of California Santa Barbara

Job #: CFTM 1105

UC Santa Barbara seeks a full-time Academic Coordinator to serve as the Project Manager for the Media Industries Project (MIP) of the Carsey-Wolf Center. MIP is a multidisciplinary project that examines major trends reshaping the media industries and their consequences for producers, distributors and consumers. Our research agenda focuses on digitization, globalization, and creative labor.

The Project Manager’s responsibilities are divided roughly 50:50. About half includes overseeing MIP staff and graduate student researchers and managing MIP research projects, website content and publications. The other half is devoted to pursuing a program of research in one or more of MIP’s areas of emphasis. The ideal candidate has managerial and research experience, and outstanding leadership and communication skills. Applicants should have expertise with issues related to the convergence of traditional and new media industries, including familiarity with relevant technologies, industry trends, professional practices, policy concerns, and social issues.

A Ph.D. in media studies, communication or a related field is required. Candidate should be published in her/his field of expertise and currently engaged in a relevant program of scholarly research.

For complete job description, see this site. Submit application letter, CV and contact information for at least 3 references to:
Academic Coordinator Position #CFTM 1105,
Carsey-Wolf Center, 
Attn: LeeAnne French, 4431 SS&MS Building, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-4010
 or lfrench@carseywolf.ucsb.edu

Apply by 6/10/11. Open until filled.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.

Fordham U job ad

VISITING FACULTY – COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA MANAGEMENT

The Schools of Business at Fordham University invite applications for a visiting professor (open rank) in Communications and Media Management for the 2011-2012 academic year (applicants may apply for either a semester or a full-year appointment).  The individual selected will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: media management/economics, new communications technologies, business communication, or organizational communication; and should be able to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in communication studies or a related field and have a research program and/or professional background appropriate for appointment in a business school.

Located in New York City, Fordham Business Schools offer a variety of programs of international distinction for students and practitioners of global business, including an MBA with a concentration in Communications and Media Management, an MS in Communications and Media Management and an Accelerated Executive MBA. Fordham Schools of Business have approximately three thousand graduate and undergraduate students enrolled on three campuses.

Applications should be received by June 17, 2011 and include:  A curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references, and an example of scholarly work.  Applications, and any inquiries or nominations concerning these positions, should be sent to:

Professor Philip M. Napoli
Area Chair of Communications and Media Management
Schools of Business
Fordham University
113 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023

Application materials also can be sent electronically to pnapoli@fordham.edu.

Fordham is an independent, Catholic university in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes applications from men and women of all backgrounds.  Fordham University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Fordham Business Schools are accredited by the AACSB.

Southern Illinois Univ job ad

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (TENURE-TRACK) IN SPEECH COMMUNICATION, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY CARBONDALE.

The department seeks a teacher/scholar in communication pedagogy, performance studies, rhetoric, or some combination of those areas, with expertise in qualitative methods, or other strategies for researching lived experience in cultural contexts. We welcome all qualified applicants, but we particularly seek scholars working from interpretive, critical, and/or postmodern perspectives.

DUTIES include: graduate advising and committee service, pursuing active research agenda, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned, and providing service as needed. Graduate teaching includes such courses as: critical communication pedagogy; speech communication at university level; communication pedagogy and culture; teaching as performance; seminar in communication pedagogy; studies in rhetoric; theory and criticism in performance studies; or others in area of expertise and as needed by the department. Undergraduate teaching should contribute to one or more of the undergraduate specializations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: a) Ph.D. in speech communication or closely related field; b) expertise in communication pedagogy, performance studies or rhetoric as indicated by major graduate coursework, dissertation, relevant experience, or scholarly publication. For either position, ability to supervise graduate assistants teaching the basic course is preferred. Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: interpersonal communication; intercultural communication; organizational communication; or gender, sexuality, and communication. Assistant Professor (tenure track) requirements include: college/university teaching experience; scholarly accomplishment indicated by single author or first author peer-reviewed national journal articles or conference papers. Three or more years in rank and experience supervising graduate research preferred. If all of the requirements for the Ph.D. are not met by August 15, 2011, a one-year contract at the rank of instructor will be offered at a reduced salary. Associate Professor (tenure track) requirements include: six years university-level teaching; evidence of scholarly accomplishment indicated by a substantial record of single author or first author peer-reviewed national journal articles or books, and conference papers.

APPLICATION DEADLINE is June 10, 2011, or until filled.  Effective date of appointment will be August 16, 2011.  TO APPLY, send letter of application, curriculum vitae, publication/ manuscript sample, transcript copies of highest degree earned, and three current letters of reference to Nathan Stucky, Chair, Department of Speech Communication, Mail Code 6605, SIUC, 1100 Lincoln Dr., Carbondale, IL  62901.  SIUC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged, and will receive consideration.

Univ Maryland, Visiting Position

Visiting Position in Intercultural Communication
Department of Communication
University of Maryland, College Park

The Department of Communication at the University of Maryland invites applications for a one year position in intercultural communication, rank open. The starting date for this position is August 15, 2011.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in intercultural communication. Interest in another research area such as interpersonal communication, organizational communication, persuasion and social influence, health communication, or public relations is desirable.  Ability to teach communication theory and research methods is required. Teaching experience at the university level is highly desirable.

The Department of Communication offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.  Its program in intercultural communication was ranked 5th in the 2004 National Communication Association’s reputational study of doctoral programs.

The University of Maryland is located within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, one of the world’s most ethnically diverse and internationally significant cities.  Applicants interested in the area’s research resources, including the National Archives, Smithsonian Institution, research libraries, and federal and local funding agencies are especially encouraged to apply.

For best consideration, candidates should submit a complete application by May 15, 2011. The application should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three names of references.  Applications should be e-mailed to:

Elizabeth L. Toth, Ph.D.
eltoth@umd.edu
Visiting Position Search Chair
Department of Communication
University of Maryland
2130 Skinner Building
College Park, Maryland   20742-7635

Information about the Department of Communication is available on the departmental website.  The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity employer.  Women, members of minority groups, and disabled individuals are especially encouraged to apply.

Univ Waterloo Asst Prof

The Department of Drama and Speech Communication at the University of Waterloo invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Speech Communication. Based in a liberal arts faculty that aspires to high national and international standards, the Speech Communication program currently serves approximately 140 majors and offers eight different degree programs, including three and four year regular and honours programs, an Arts and Business degree option, and a minor and option. The program has concentrations in four areas: Intercultural Communication; Interpersonal/Organizational Communication; Performance Studies; and Public and Digital Communication. The formal relationships between Speech Communication and other programs (especially Digital Arts Communication and Drama) provide regular opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations in teaching, research, and creative work.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated teaching experience as well as a strong research profile, and will have PhD in hand or ABD with dissertation near completion. Strong candidates will specialize in interpersonal and/or organizational communication in teaching and research. Additional areas of specialization may include cultural/critical studies, ethics, public communication, intercultural communication, and performance studies. A demonstrated pedagogical commitment to theoretically-informed practice, student-centered learning, and engagement of broad public concerns is desirable. Expertise in qualitative and/or creative work is welcome. Duties include research, teaching, and academic service. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities. This appointment will remain open until a suitable candidate has been hired. Send letters of application, complete CV, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Jennifer S. Simpson, Interim Chair, Department of Drama and Speech Communication, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1. Appointment begins August 1, 2011. Application deadline: Review of applications will begin May 10, 2011.

Univ Central Missouri job ad

The University of Central Missouri’s Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the assistant professor level to teach courses in film studies and related areas with an appointment date effective for the 2011-2012 academic year. Along with teaching responsibilities, academic advising, departmental committee assignments, research/creative activities, and professionally-related service are required. Successful candidates will have expertise in film studies, film history, production, and at least one of the following areas: media industries in an international context, cultural studies, screenwriting, or digital media. Experience in digital film production a plus, as is evidence of quality teaching.

Qualifications: ABD considered, Ph.D. in Film Studies or a related field is preferred and necessary for tenure. The standard teaching load is 12 hours per semester, and teaching responsibilities would include Film Appreciation, History of American Film, Single Camera Dramatic Production, and Screenplay Writing, plus other possible courses in Multimedia or Video Production (production classes use digital video with editing facilities in both Avid and Final Cut Pro). There may be chances to contribute new courses to the curriculum in areas of the candidate’s specialty, and possible summer employment opportunities exist.

Priority consideration will be to applications received by May 1, 2011, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply: complete an on-line faculty profile at jobs.ucmo.edu and apply for position #998430. Attach to the faculty profile a letter of application addressing the candidates qualifications for the position, a vita, teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, and contact information for at least 3 references. For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or (600) 543-4255. For more information about the position contact Dr. Barbara L. Baker at bbaker@ucmo.edu or (660) 543-8625.

The University of Central Missouri is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse community and strongly encourages applications from women and historically underrepresented groups. UCM’s 1,561-acre campus is located in Warrensburg, a town of nearly 17,000 residents located 50 miles southeast of Kansas City. Classes also are offered at the UCM Summit Center located in Lee’s Summit. Some 2,183 graduate and 9,168 undergraduate students from 40 states and 56 nations attend classes on the UCM campus. UCM offers 150 programs of study leading to an associate’s degree, certificate, bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, education specialist degree, or cooperative doctorate