U Westminster Job Ad: Academic Coordinator (Uzbekistan)

Job adsSenior Academic Coordinator – UoW-WIUT Partnership, University of Westminster – Vice Chancellor’s Office (London and Tashkent, Uzbekistan).  Deadline: 7 January 2018.

The University of Westminster co-founded Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) in 2002. The academic portfolio, grounded in programmes in Business Administration, Economics, Commercial Law, and Business Information Systems, has been extended to include Masters’ courses in International Business and Management, International Commercial Law and Applied Economics. WIUT as an institution has been developed on the model of a UK University and is a validated partner of the University of Westminster.

Based at the University of Westminster but with a substantial proportion of time spent in Tashkent, and reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement, the postholder will work with UoW and WIUT colleagues to take forward the development of the partnership. The post will be of two years’ duration, in the first instance and is full time (35 hours per week) with a start date of February 2018. The post entails no line management responsibility but involves substantial work with a wide range of stakeholders, academic and administrative, at UoW and WIUT. Effective coordination across Faculties (Colleges) and Professional Services teams at UoW and across the two institutions engaged in the partnership is key to the successful execution of the role, as is the ability to produce, deliver and ensure effective monitoring of partnership development and project plans.

We are looking for a committed and talented professional, with a higher degree and substantial HE experience, including experience of programme management; project management; international partnership management; quality assurance in the international context; and effective team working. You will have excellent skills in the area of interpersonal interaction, communication and intercultural awareness; and will have strong empathy to cultural difference and diversity.

Royal Roads U Job: Communications Officer (Canada)

Job adsCommunications Officer, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada.  Closing date: Sunday, November 26, 2017 – 18:00.

Under the strategic direction set by the vice-president, Communications and Advancement, you will contribute to the work of the department and university to strengthen its reputation and its relationships with key audiences locally, regionally and nationally. The communications department provides a centre for communications in five service areas: university communications; internal communications; news services; media relations; and editorial services.

Under the departmental direction of the senior communications manager and functional direction of the senior communications officer, you will create and deliver communications materials and communications activities in support of the university’s and department’s strategic goals and priorities. You will also collaborate with and offer intra- and cross-departmental communications support for schools, programs and units, including advancement, alumni relations, stakeholder and government relations, marketing and recruitment. You will also engage in social media functions, as well as media relations and issues management activities, and at times will provide communications services and counsel to the Royal Roads executive team.

By increasing awareness and profile of Royal Roads and its value proposition, (evidenced by faculty, student and alumni successes, its distinct learning and teaching model, market-responsive programs, applied research, initiatives, and events), you will support the work of the department to protect and strengthen Royal Roads’ reputation and build positive third-party support for enrolment growth and fundraising potential. Your role therefore supports the university’s six goals – in particular the goal of achieving strong partnerships, supportive to its alumni and the communities it serves.

 

 

LCC International U Job: Chair of Communication (Lithuania)

Job adsChairperson, Department of Communication at LCC International University, Lithuania

LCC International University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Communication, to begin Fall 2018. The position involves chair’s duties, teaching courses in the department, advising, and participating in the active intellectual life of the campus. The position offers unique opportunities such as travel and teaching/research in the Baltics, Scandinavia, Western and Eastern Europe.

The University: LCC International University is a fully accredited Christian liberal arts university located in the port city of Klaipeda, Lithuania. All instruction is in English and our 550 students come from 30+ countries.

The Communication Department offers a BA degree in Communication. In the three years since its inception, the Communication major has become the second largest undergraduate major at LCC, with an increasing popularity among prospective students, and over 90 current students. Current faculty areas of specialization include: Rhetoric, Political Communication, Hermeneutic Phenomenology, Communication Ethics, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations. The new Chair may reinforce or expand these areas of department identity and expertise.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, with a preferred start date of August 2018.

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European U Institute Job: Director, Middle East Directions

Job adsDirector, Middle East Directions Programme, European University Institute, Florence, Italy. Closes 15 November 2017.

The Middle East Directions (MED) programme, the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) and the School of Transnational Governance (STG) at the European University Institute (EUI), are seeking applicants for a joint appointment as the Director of the MED Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the School of Transnational Governance.

The MED progamme is one of the newest research programmes at the Centre and is a priority for the EUI. The Programme is a continuation of the Mediterranean Programme, which positioned the EUI at the forefront of the Euro-Mediterranean research and dialogue between 1999 and 2013. The MED programme has the ambition to become an international reference point for research on the Middle East and North Africa Region. The programme focusses its research on the following axes: socio-political, economic, religious and security trends and transformations. The successful candidate will lead and coordinate a team that engages in research and active dialogue with the world of practice.

The post will be a joint appointment with the School of Transnational Governance at the EUI. Within the STG, the successful candidate will contribute to develop and, if applicable, lead the School’s relevant thematic cluster. The successful candidate is expected to run a summer school and additional offering in the field of executive training and modules suitable for inclusion in a Masters programme.

National U Singapore Job Ad: Communications & New Media

Professor and Head of Department at National University of Singapore

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Social Sciences and stands among the top Communication and Media Studies departments both in Asia and globally. Its teaching and research strengths are in the areas of Art, Game, and Media Design; Human-Computer Interaction; Critical Cultural Communication Theories in/of Asia; Critical Communication Methodologies; New Media and Public Engagement; Health Communication; Communication Management; Communication and Social Change; Communication and Technology; and Media Effects. The Department comprises an international mix of 27 faculty members; in terms of students, the department has over 600 undergraduate majors and some 53 graduate students.

The Department is poised to continue its growth trajectory, building its global research profile in interactive media design, health communication, communication management, 21C artforms and critical network culture, and new media studies while maintaining its strong commitment to an undergraduate education embedded in theory-practice linkages. This appointment is for a tenured position; a competitive remuneration package, based on qualifications and experience, can be expected.

We seek candidates who meet the following criteria:

-an international research reputation based on an established track record in research and publication;
-a strong desire to develop and implement a vision for a dynamic Department of Communications and New Media;
-a strong understanding of the disciplinary trends in Communication Studies, New Media Studies, and Interaction Design;
-a deep interest in nurturing the potential of young faculty and attracting quality faculty members and graduate students to the department;
-a commitment to building a culture of grant getting and fund raising in research;
-excellent communication skills and dedication to academic excellence and collegiality; and
-proven administrative and management skills, with leadership qualities in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment (experience in departmental or university leadership positions and an understanding of different institutional contexts are preferred).

The Department Head is expected to provide visionary leadership, direct strategic planning, encourage strong scholarship, grow the department’s social impact, guide curricular revision, and promote excellent teaching. Administratively, the Head will oversee all personnel matters, manage the department budget and cultivate collaborative relationships with other departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University, and beyond. They will also be expected to teach a half-load of modules (as compared to other tenure track colleagues).

Oregon State U Job Ad: Language, Culture, and Society

The College of Liberal Arts (CLA) at Oregon State University invites applications and nominations for the Director of the School of Language, Culture, and Society (SLCS). The Director leads a unique school of learners, teachers, and scholars in the continuing development of its shared vision. The Director supervises the School’s academic programs (Anthropology; College Student Services Administration; Ethnic Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and World Languages and Cultures) and serves as chief administrative officer and advocate for the school as a whole.

The SLCS advances innovative and applied scholarship at the intersection of the social sciences and the humanities. We share commitments to social justice, diverse communities of people and perspectives, and meaningful communication through social, cultural, and linguistic scholarship and practice.

The next Director will

  • lead the faculty in an ongoing process of refining the School’s vision and identity
  • effect strategy to further the School vision in relation to college and university goals and policies
  • foster the applied focus of the School to engage with communities locally, nationally, and transnationally through scholarship and practice
  • support the teaching, scholarly/creative, and service functions of the School
  • manage personnel, budgets, and other resources
  • represent the School internally and externally

The Director is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month academic administrator tenured at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

Paris Institute for Advanced Studies Job Ad: Director

L’Institut d’études avancées de Paris recrute sa/son directrice/teur

Contexte
Créé en 2008, l’Institut d’études avancées de Paris (IEA Paris) a pour vocation d’accueillir pour une année académique des chercheurs étrangers de haut niveau, émergents et confirmés, principalement en sciences humaines et sociales. Il est un laboratoire d’idées, un lieu d’élaboration de nouveaux paradigmes et de dépassement des frontières établies, par la confrontation de disciplines, de thématiques et de traditions méthodologiques différentes.

L’Institut d’études avancées de Paris est une association soutenue par les principales universités et institutions d’enseignement supérieur et de recherche de la région parisienne, ainsi que par la Ville de Paris, le Conseil régional d’Ile-de-France, la FMSH et la fondation RFIEA.

Depuis 2013, il est installé à l’Hôtel de Lauzun sur l’Île-Saint-Louis. Ce lieu exceptionnel permet d’accueillir jusqu’à 25 chercheurs par an dans des locaux réhabilités en espaces de travail modernes et fonctionnels, au sein d’un cadre historique préservé. La capacité d’invitation de l’IEA de Paris s’élève à 200 mois chercheurs par année académique.

Missions
En collaboration avec les membres du Conseil d’administration et en lien avec le Conseil scientifique, le Directeur est le garant de la politique scientifique de l’Institut. Il participe à l’élaboration de cette politique, à la stratégie générale de l’Institut et à son développement.

  • Il/elle supervise la sélection des résidents en organisant le processus d’évaluation des chercheurs accueillis à l’Institut, en lien étroit avec le Conseil scientifique.
  • Il/elle veille à la qualité, à la cohérence et au développement des projets de recherche des résidents et au maintien du niveau de qualité de leur accueil.
  • Il/elle assure le suivi des relations avec les collectivités territoriales et les établissements d’enseignement supérieur et de recherche membres de l’Institut, ainsi qu’avec le réseau des instituts d’études avancées auquel il appartient.
  • Il/elle est responsable de la préparation et de l’exécution du budget de l’Institut et assure le suivi de sa situation financière pluriannuelle.
  • Il/elle pilote le développement du mécénat, des demandes de subvention (en France et en Europe) et la réponse aux appels à projets appropriés.
  • Il/elle développe des relations avec la presse et les médias afin d’accroître la visibilité et le rayonnement de l’Institut.
Conditions
Mandat de 5 ans, renouvelable une fois.
Conditions salariales équivalente à un.e Président.e d’Université.
Langues de travail : français, anglais
Profil
Personnalité de rayonnement international dans le domaine des sciences humaines et sociales, il/elle bénéficie d’une bonne connaissance des mondes universitaires et académiques en France et à l’étranger.

Les dossiers de candidature, comprenant un CV et une lettre de motivation en français, sont à adresser avant le 31 mars 2017 à :

Institut d’Etudes Avancées de Paris
Madame Dominique Schnapper, Présidente
17 quai d’Anjou
75004 Paris
Ou par courriel à : recrutement@paris-iea.fr
Prise de poste : Septembre 2018

U Leeds Job Ads: Language Education (UK)

Chair in Language Education
Lecturer in Language Education (two posts)
University of Leeds, UK

The University of Leeds is seeking to appoint a Chair and two Lecturers in Language Education, to join the Language Education Academic Group in the School of Education.

The deadline for applications for all posts is 27 March 2017. Interviews will be held in late April 2017. For further information about these posts, and the application process, please follow the links below:

Post 1 (ref ESLED1034): from 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. University Grade 10.

Posts 2 and 3 (ref ESLED1032): from 1 September 2017. University Grade 8.

 

U Westminster Job Ad: Education Abroad Officer (UK)

Education Abroad Officer
University of Westminster – Education Abroad Team, London
Closes: 2nd February 2017

You will be part of the University’s successful Education Abroad Team which is responsible for the management, development and delivery of the University’s Study Abroad programmes. Your role will be multi-functional requiring you to work across all programme provision, jointly managing a large administration workload alongside a client portfolio.

You will have worked or studied abroad and possess a proven track record in the management of all aspects of international study abroad programmes. You will demonstrate a dynamic, enthusiastic and enterprising approach to your work and evidence of being able to effectively manage a busy and demanding workload, organising and delivering on conflicting priorities, while demonstrating the skills to effectively self-manage your workload and also work successfully as part of a highly motivated team.

You will contribute to the development of programmes and customer-focused systems and processes for their effective delivery, whilst managing a series of customer relationships across a broad portfolio of clients, both internal and external, and across varied levels of seniority and cultures. You will possess exceptional prioritisation and communication skills.

You will have an excellent knowledge of university administration systems and processes as well as the external study abroad market environment.

Your role will have a strong administrative focus, so it is important that you have experience in maintaining and implementing robust administration and management systems and that you possess a high level of organisational, problem-solving and IT skills.

In addition, the development of social media campaigns and the use of social media platforms, both as a marketing and communication tools, are a key skills set required to undertake this role and you will be able to demonstrate a proven track record in this area.

If you are a driven individual who is able to demonstrate a combination of robust administration skills, business acumen, a proven recruitment track record and a strong customer focus, then we would welcome an application from you. Interviews are likely to be held on: 22nd February 2017

For further information about careers and benefits at the University of Westminster, please click on the following link: http://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/careers-westminster/vacancies

Candidates should apply via our website at http://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/careers-westminster/vacancies.

A full job description and an online application form can be found under the reference number: 50014950

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk

Please note: We are unable to accept any applications by email. All applications must be made online. CVs in isolation or incomplete application forms will also not be accepted.

U Cambridge Job Ad: Communications Manager, CRASSH (UK)

Communications Manager
University of Cambridge – Centre for Research in Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Closes: 1st February 2017

CRASSH invites applications for a Communications Manager to support, co-ordinate and deliver the Centre’s publicity and communications. CRASSH is one of the biggest and most active research centres in Europe with research programmes that produce over 300 research events each year, from high-profile public lectures to small, research intensive workshops. The Communications Manager is a core member of the CRASSH team, working across all programmes to define key communications objectives, aims and messages of the Centre.

The successful applicant will be educated to degree level and will be responsible for the Centre’s internal and external communications. She or he will be experienced in the uses of social media and print publicity and able to develop these to meet the needs of existing and new programmes. She or he will be editor of the CRASSH website, with overall responsibility for the content, writing copy and co-ordinating material from other content providers (academics, researchers, programme and project support staff). Experience with online and design software such as InDesign, Photoshop is required. A confident communications professional, you will represent the Centre at public events, build networks with School and central University departments, and be adept at leading and working within the CRASSH team as required.

Start date is as soon as possible. The role is funded for 12 months in the first instance with the possibility of renewal.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/11791. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the ‘Apply online’ button and register an account with the University’s Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 1st February. Interview date tbc. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact jobs@crassh.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference VM10423 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.