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 Ombudsperson for Students and Post Docs, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Deadline: January 25, 2019.
The mission of the Ombuds Office for Students and Postdoctoral Appointees is to provide an informal dispute resolution process in which the Ombudsperson advocates for fairness, justice, respect for differences, and reasonable solutions to student and postdoctoral issues and concerns. The Ombuds Office also serves as an alert mechanism for systemic change on campus.
Director, Intercultural Center, Monmouth University, New Jersey. Deadline: Open until filled, posted December 18, 2018.
Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Director of the Intercultural Center. Reporting to the President, the Director will serve as a liaison to bridge the gap between students, administration, and faculty and lead efforts throughout the University to advance a culture that is inclusive, respectful, and aligned with the mission and values of the university. The Center will serve as a campus-wide hub for students, including those who might otherwise be at risk of being marginalized without this resource and who will find an advocate and champion in the Director. A strong candidate will be able to develop a strategic plan and vision for the Center by working with senior leadership and constituents across campus to enhance our efforts to attract and retain students. The expectation is that this Center will reflect the changes in culture and climate over time to meet students and other constituents where they are in their growth process. Likewise, the candidate for this position will understand and utilize research that integrates theory and practice in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice.
Head of Department of Communication, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled (posted November 28, 2018).
The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Head of Department. The department currently offers broad-based curricula leading to BA, MA and PhD degrees embracing the full range of the field, including: Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, New Media, Media and Cultural Studies, Cinema, International and Intercultural Communication, and Media Production. The Faculty wishes to make a strategic appointment at a senior level that can both contribute to and complement existing departmental emphases. While the post is open to applications from any area of media and communication, we are especially interested in candidates with leading international reputations whose academic expertise is relevant to the concerns of Macao and the Greater China region.
Associate Professor or Professor/Department Chair, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program at Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, USA. Deadline: December 19, 2018.
The College of Arts & Sciences at Gonzaga University is searching for the inaugural chair for a new department in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES), to begin fall 2019. We invite applications for a tenure-stream faculty member at the Associate level or higher.
The successful candidate will provide expert leadership on the development of a robust critical race and ethnic studies curriculum in conjunction with affiliated departments and programs, support a dedicated CRES tenure-track colleague (also to begin in Fall 2019), teach courses in the program (initially 2 courses over the academic year), and offer faculty development opportunities. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.
International Officer (China), Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, UK. Deadline: 11 November 2018.
The International Officer (China) will focus on supporting international student recruitment from China. This will include working with applicants to guide them through the admissions process, and developing and managing relationships with a range of stakeholders including partner universities, education agents, school guidance counsellors and other external stakeholders important to the recruitment process. Working closely with the International Partnership Manager, the post holder is also responsible for providing support across the regional team in areas such as enquiry management, admissions, partnership agreements, scholarships and delegation visits; in addition to supporting the maintenance of the Chinese website and Chinese social media platforms. This post will involve weekend and evening work and will involve some occasional travel within the UK and internationally. It is essential to speak fluent Mandarin, and would be highly desirable if you are fluent in written Mandarin.
Manager of Global Partnerships and Internationalisation Support, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Deadline: 9 November 2018.
Develops and implements policy and strategy for the internationalisation of Stellenbosch University (SU) and the core activities: research, learning and teaching and social impact;
Develops sustainable significant bilateral and multi-lateral alliances, partnerships and collaboration in support of academic projects;
Creates a dedicated support service platform to promote SU’s global engagement activities on campus, in the local community, within the region and continent and beyond;
Facilitates the development of scholarship in Africa in collaboration with other centers at SU International.
Call for Nominations/ Applications: Journal of International and Intercultural Communication Editor-Elect, Assuming duties in 2020; overseeing 2021-2023 volumes. Deadline: January 1, 2019.
During 2019, NCA’s Publications Council will nominate an Editor-Elect (or co-Editors Elect) for the Journal of International and Intercultural Communication (JIIC). The newly appointed Editor will begin processing manuscripts later in the year or early in 2020, and will oversee the volumes for 2021-2023. Editors of NCA journals occupy a particularly prominent leadership position in the field. In naming editorial boards, selecting reviewers for manuscripts, and making final publication decisions (among other duties), they make a vitally important contribution to the discipline, and they play a key role in maintaining the highest standards of integrity and scholarly inquiry.
JIIC is a peer reviewed publication of the National Communication Association. JIIC publishes original scholarship that expands understanding of international, intercultural, and cross-cultural communication. Widely interdisciplinary, JIIC features diverse perspectives and methods, including qualitative, quantitative, critical, and textual approaches to intellectual inquiry.
Todd L. Sandel, University of Macau, is the current JIIC Editor, and also a member of the CID Advisory Board, so if you are interested and have questions, please contact Todd directly.
Director of Study Abroad, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. Deadline: Open until filled, posted July 27, 2018.
Loyola Marymount University seeks a Director of Study Abroad to oversee, develop, promote and evaluate a wide range of study abroad and international experiences for LMU and non-LMU students. The Director is responsible for developing and implementing strategic initiatives that directly align study abroad programming with the university’s academic objectives, mission, and vision for comprehensive internationalization. Partnering with faculty, staff, and senior administrators, the Director will work to deepen the students’ academic experience through curricular integration of international opportunities.
Assistant Director of International Programs, Vassar College. Deadline: Open until filled, Posted July 16, 2018.
The Office of International Programs oversees student engagement in education abroad. The office supports Vassar sponsored programs in London, St. Petersburg, Clifden, as well as programs in Berlin, Bologna, Paris, and Madrid that Vassar runs consortially with other colleges and universities. The office also manages Vassar’s exchange programs with institutions abroad in Paris, Tokyo, Kyoto, Exeter, Toulouse, and Singapore. In addition to Vassar programs, the office manages a list of approximately 150 other approved programs that students may access. Nearly half of Vassar students engage in education abroad for one semester or more prior to graduation. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of International Programs.