Lancaster U at Sunway: Dean (Malaysia)

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Academic Dean, Lancaster University at Sunway, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Deadline: 31 May 2019.

In 2006, Lancaster University established a strategic partnership with Sunway University in Subang Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They are now seeking to appoint an Academic Dean who will play a substantial role in maintaining the high profile and reputation of the partnership in Malaysia and the broader South East Asia region. As Academic Dean, you will be the senior representative for Lancaster University at Sunway University. You will be expected to build on the successful partnership and advance activities along three major themes: teaching, research and engagement.

You will play a lead role in ensuring the quality of teaching, enhancing standards, promoting existing programmes and developing new opportunities across the academic portfolio of Lancaster/Sunway Dual Degree undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.  Current enrolments on these programmes exceed four thousand students. There will be a requirement for travel, both within Malaysia and overseas – such as to Lancaster – to strengthen the working relationship between partners and to attend student recruitment fairs.

Auburn U Job Ad: International Education (USA)

Job adsInternational Education Specialist, Auburn University at Montgomery, Alabama. Open until filled, posted August 14, 2018.

Among other duties:

Provides advising, administrative, and logistical support to students, faculty, and staff for study abroad programs.

Designs and implements a comprehensive study abroad program for AUM , to include individual student programs; faculty-led, Exchange Student and prestigious scholarships.

Guildhall School Job Ad: Int’l Partnership & Project Manager (China)

International Partnership and Project Manager (China)
Guildhall School of Music & Drama
Closes: 14th October 2016

Applications are invited for the post of International Partnership and Project Manager (China). The post holder will work initially to the Principal as part of the School’s developing internationalisation strategy. The post holder will have overall responsibility for managing all aspects of the School’s operations in China at both strategic and operational levels, with a specific responsibility to build management systems and capability to support the ongoing delivery of Sino-UK academic and artistic partnerships. The School delivers a number of projects in tandem with other providers in London, Shanghai and Beijing and the post holder will be responsible for liaison with those partners, both in the UK and in China.

The post requires a high level of academic attainment (preferably at least to Master’s level), fluency in English and Mandarin, a good knowledge of the performing arts, extensive project management experience in both the UK and China, a high level of intercultural sensitivity and excellent advocacy and diplomacy skills.

The post is available as soon as possible, for a fixed term of two years.

Closing date for applications is Midday on Friday 14 October 2016. Please note that late applications will not be accepted. To apply online please visit www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/jobs

Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number GS311. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Howard University job ad

Tenure-track Associate/Full Professor
Department of Communication, Culture & Media Studies, Howard University

The Department of Communication, Culture and Media Studies, with a doctoral-level program, seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Associate or Full Professor level in U.S. multicultural media and communication studies. We are seeking a historical and critical scholar who can teach a range of doctoral-level courses in and serve on dissertation committees.  Applicants should have substantive knowledge in at least two of the following:  media industries, popular culture, communication policy, audience research, political economy of communication, media globalization, communication technologies, or media and social movements, as these relate to the African American experience.  Incorporation of multicultural concerns, e.g., gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic class, sexuality and/or nationality, in the applicant’s research agenda is essential.  Responsibilities would include teaching 4-6 courses per year, mentoring students in their research, serving on dissertation committees, participating in other administrative committees, carrying on a full program of research, and exercising leadership within the broader profession.

Qualifications
Applicants should possess an earned doctorate in a communications field or a related discipline.  The ideal candidate will have at least six years of full-time teaching experience and a publications track record, as well as demonstrated promise for research and publication.  Applicants should also possess an understanding of the broader field of communications as well as specific knowledge in mass communications, as listed above.

The Department, School and University
The Department of Communication, Culture and Media Studies (CCMS) offers doctoral-level studies leading to the Ph.D.  The person hired will help to build the CCMS program through course re/development, by carrying on an active program of scholarship and publication, and through mentorship of students. The department has a diverse community of approximately 50 doctoral students from the United States and other nations, and a core faculty of five, with additional affiliate faculty from other departments in the recently restructured School of Communications.  The School of Communications is an interdisciplinary unit composed of two undergraduate departments (Strategic, Legal and Management Communications; and Media, Journalism and Film) and two graduate departments (Communication, Culture and Media Studies; and Communication Sciences and Disorders). Howard University is a private research university comprising 13 schools and colleges.  A historically Black institution in Washington, D.C, Howard was created by the Congress of the United States in 1867to educate and otherwise advance African Americans and those from other underserved populations.  Howard produces the largest number of African American recipients of doctoral degrees on campus than any other institution in the United States.  In keeping with Howard’s mission, the CCMS Department is committed to preparing academicians and research professionals to assume positions of leadership both nationally and internationally.  Applicants must demonstrate an understanding for and support of Howard University’s mission.

Application process
Send (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vitae, and (3) three current letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Carolyn M. Byerly, chairperson
Department of Communication, Culture & Media Studies
School of Communications, Howard University
525 Bryant St. NW, Washington, DC 20059

Review of applications will begin on January 30, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  The new hire will begin August 2015.  Howard University is an affirmative-action, equal opportunity employer.  The university offers benefits to married couples, both same sex and different sex.

University of Hawaii at Hilo job ad

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Communication, position #82900, University of Hawai’i at Hilo, College of Arts and Sciences, general funds, permanent, nine-month, tenure track, full-time position, to begin approximately August 2015, pending position clearance and availability of funding.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Assistant Professor:  Develop social media/digital culture courses, teach COM 270 Introduction to Theories of Human Communication, contribute to the department’s curriculum in the areas of health, intercultural, interpersonal, media, and organizational communication. Teach three courses (service, GE, and major courses) each semester in face-to-face and on-line contexts, on campus and around the Big Island of Hawai‘i as needed and assigned. Serve as an academic advisor, maintain scholarly productivity, and participate in university and community service.

Associate Professor:  Same as Assistant Professor

Professor:  Same as Assistant Professor

Minimum Qualifications:
Assistant Professor:  Doctorate in Communication or related field from an accredited college or university with specialization in social media/digital culture (ABD candidates expected to receive doctorate by August 1, 2015 may apply); able to teach courses in social media/digital culture, communication theory, and other courses in the department’s existing areas; interest in Asian and/or the Pacific cultures; teaching experience in multicultural settings.

Associate Professor:  In addition to the Assistant Professor as stated above; minimum of five (5) years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of Assistant Professor; documentation of high quality teaching performance, high quality scholarly and/or creative contributions and service to the academic life of a college.

Professor:  In addition to the Associate Professor as stated above; minimum of five (5) years of full-time college or university teaching at the rank of Associate Professor or higher.

Desirable Qualifications:  Interest in cross-disciplinary education and/or grant writing skills.

Pay range:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:  Submit a resume, letter of application, evidence of teaching effectiveness, transcript(s) showing degrees and course work appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable, however original official transcripts will be required prior to employment), and three (3) letters of recommendation.  All requested documents/information become the property of the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application address:  Dr. Jing Yin, Search Committee Chair, Department of Communication, Humanities Division, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, 200 West Kāwili Street, Hilo, HI 96720-4091

Inquiries:  Dr. Jing Yin

Closing date:  Continuous recruitment, application review begins February 16, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

UH Hilo is an EEO/AA Employer M/W/Disability/Veterans