China Agricultural U job ad

China Agricultural University is seeking an instructor for the freshmen classes of the International College at Beijing (ICB) for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing, ICB is an international partnership between China Agricultural University and the University of Colorado Denver (UCD) that offers undergraduate degrees in economics and communication. All courses are taught in English, and the degree earned is awarded by UCD. Instructors for the freshmen classes are hired by CAU, and the staff of CAU have asked faculty at UCD to help identify a good candidate for the coming year. We are seeking someone at short notice because the person originally hired for the position had to terminate her contract because of a family illness.

The particulars are as follows:
*       The contract is for one year (2 semesters) with a possibility of renewal
*       The teaching load is 4 courses per semester, but there may be opportunities to teach more courses if desired
*       Courses to be taught are Presentational Speaking (COMM 2101) and Fundamentals of Communication (COMM 1011)
*       Free housing in provided in the guesthouse on campus; subsidized housing in an apartment is also available
*       Accidental life insurance is provided
*       One round-trip plane ticket is provided each semester
*       Fall semester runs from September 16, 2013, until January 17, 2014, and spring semester begins in late February and runs until the end of June
*       Depending on the conversion rate and the number of courses taught, the salary is in the range of $24,400 per year

Minimum requirements include a master’s degree in communication and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Experience teaching in an international setting and fluency in Mandarin are preferred.

To apply, please e-mail a vita and cover letter to Sonja.Foss AT ucdenver.edu. Applications will be circulated for review among communication faculty at UCD. Those that are most qualified will be forwarded to the staff of CAU. Applications are reviewed upon receipt, and the review process will continue until CAU fills the position.

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International College at Beijing-Instructor job ad

The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2011. This is a one-year, at will appointment, but multi-year renewals are possible. Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s silicon alley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University (CAU) and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught in English by UCD faculty. Some students receive a degree from UCD alone, while some students receive degrees from both UCD and CAU. The teaching load is 4 courses each semester. The courses to be taught will be determined, as much as possible, by the expertise of the individual hired and could include Fundamentals of Mass Communication, Mass Communication and Society, Interpersonal Communication, Television Production, Persuasion, Communication and Diversity, and others.

Base pay is $45,000 for the year. Instructors also receive round-trip airfare, international health insurance, and on-campus housing. Semesters are 14 weeks long; the fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February. The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Communication, extensive experience teaching in an international setting, and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Interested applicants must apply through http://www.jobsatcu.com using posting number 813268, or at: http://www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=64533. Submit a vita, cover letter, sample syllabi for courses taught in the past, and a list of at least three references. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact either Dr. Stephen Hartnett (Stephen.Hartnett@ucdenver.edu) or Dr. Sonja Foss (Sonja.Foss@ucdenver.edu).

International College at Beijing – Assoc Chair

The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor and Associate Chair position at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2011. This is a one-year, at will appointment, but multi-year renewals are possible.

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s silicon alley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University (CAU) and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught in English by UCD faculty. Some students receive a degree from UCD alone, while some students receive degrees from both UCD and CAU.

The teaching load is 3-4 courses each semester. The courses to be taught will be determined, as much as possible, by the expertise of the individual hired and could include Fundamentals of Mass Communication, Mass Communication and Society, Interpersonal Communication, Television Production, Persuasion, Communication and Diversity, and others. The Program Chair will also be responsible for administering the Communication program in Beijing, including course scheduling, student relations, serving as liaison with our CAU partners and our Denver campus, making an annual newsletter, and other daily management duties.

Base pay is $53,000 for the year. Instructors also receive one or two round-trips a year between China and the United States, international health insurance, and subsidized housing.

The fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February.

The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Communication, experience teaching in an international setting, and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Fluency in Mandarin is required. Managerial experience will be an important asset for the successful candidate.

Interested applicants must apply through www.jobsatcu.com using posting number 813269 or at: www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=64534. Submit a vita, cover letter, sample syllabi for courses taught in the past, and a list of at least three references. The successful candidate’s cover letter will include programmatic plans for leading the Communication Department’s efforts at ICB. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact either Dr. Stephen Hartnett (Stephen.Hartnett@ucdenver.edu

) or Dr. Sonja Foss (Sonja.Foss@ucdenver.edu).