Director of Global Affairs Office, University of Macau, Macao, China. Deadline: Open until filled, but first review will be July 12, 2019.
The Global Affairs Office (GAO) is committed to enhance the internationalization of the University. It assists the University in devising strategic development direction of global affairs and fostering the development, promotion and maintenance of the networks between UM and other international academic institutions. Besides, GAO offers advice and guidance to faculties, departments, and other internal units of the University in establishing international partnerships, students and staff exchanges, joint academic and research collaborations, and agreement signing both at the Faculty level and University level.
The successful candidate is expected to provide visionary leadership for GAO and to advise UM’s top management on global strategies and collaborative programmes and initiatives, involving universities, consulates, government agencies and other entities both at home and abroad. He/she will work closely with the University’s management team to establish and maintain close links and cooperation with partner institutions by formulating protocols, policies and procedures regarding international faculty and student exchange programmes, recruitment of international students and other international academic activities, etc., as necessary.
Visiting Senior Instructor in Communication: Video Production and Public Communication, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled, posted May 16, 2019.
The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Visiting Senior Instructor, intended to contribute to teaching needs in two specific areas: (1) video production and (2) public communication.
The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees. They cover various areas of communication studies (communication theory, intercultural communication, organizational communication, communication skills); vocationally-oriented public communication (public relations, advertising, event planning); media studies and journalism (journalism writing and publication, mass media, new media, digital culture); cultural studies (cultural and critical theory, cinema, popular culture); and communication and creative cultural industries (video production, film making, animation, photography, design). The Department of Communication has a diverse student body drawn from Macao, Mainland China, and other parts of the world.
Visiting Fellows Program (VFP) for Communication and Media Research, joint program between the National Communication Association and the Communication University of China. Deadline: February 1, 2019.
Fellows will serve one-semester appointments-in-residence. Fall Fellows will serve September1 through the end of December; Spring Fellows will serve February 1 through the end of May. During this one-semester residency, Fellows will not teach but conduct research on their proposed projects in line with the VFP’s annual theme, “Global Environmental Communication in the Age of Crises”, and they will be responsible for delivering four public talks, workshops, or other scholarly programs meant to advance NCA’s mission, the broad goals of the VFP, and the interests of intercultural collaboration. NCA and CUC will each select one Fellow for each academic term, so the VFP will consist of two Fellows each term (or four per academic year).
Call for Participants for The Shenzhen Forum 2019: Communication Innovation, New Media, and Digital Journalism, June 26-28, 2019,Shenzhen, China. Deadline: February 1, 2019.
Co-sponsored by the Shenzhen University (SZU) of China and the National Communication Association (NCA). Building upon the model used for the biennial NCA-CUC Conference on Communication, Media, and Governance in the Age of Globalization (held in Beijing in 2016, 2018, and forthcoming in 2020), the 2019 Shenzhen Forum will bring together scholars and media practitioners from around the world to engage in conversations about cutting-edge communication-based issues. The Forum will include three tracks:
* Experiments in Communication Innovation
* Intersections in New Media and Health Communication
* The Digital Journalism Challenge
Call for papers /Cultural Histories, Creative Futures 2019/ July 15-16, 2019, University of Southampton, Winchester, UK. Deadline: 31 January 2019.
The Cultural Histories, Creative Futures conference will bring together scholars from the UK and China to engage with the past, present and future of scholarship in culture, history, and creativity.
The conference will play an important role in the further promotion of a UK-China discussion of culture, history, and creativity. It is a major international conference where scholars from two continents will gather to exchange research, views, and insights. Organized and hosted by Winchester School of Art, the Cultural Histories, Creative Futures conference builds on former conferences held every other year in the UK and China. Previous conferences have taken place in Nanjing, China, and Winchester, UK.
A Joint British – Sino International Conference: Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK and Culture Industry Research Centre, Nanjing University, China. Hosted by Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, UK. Sponsored by Confucius Institute at University of Southampton.
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.
Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor/Professor in International Studies, College of Humanities and Social Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Deadline: December 14, 2018.
The School of International Studies specialises in research fields and specialisations for the following areas: Second Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Language Testing, Studies of Chinese as a Second Language, British & American Literature, Medieval English, Renaissance Literature, Theoretical Linguistics, Intercultural Communication, French Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Russian Language and Literature.
China Studies Institute Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowship, June 8-28, 2019, Shanghai, Xi’an, Beijing, China. Deadline: December 21, 2018.
The China Studies Institute (CSI) Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowship Program allows faculty to learn from scholars, business leaders, and education administrators about Chinese civilization, history, language, business and education.
CSI offers college and university faculty members with limited or without prior experience in Chinese studies to learn about China, both past and present. The institute encourages participants to develop strategies for incorporating Chinese studies into courses on their campuses. The Institute involves three weeks of intensive seminars, lectures, readings, and cultural activities related to Chinese history, culture, literature, government, business, language and education. Institute faculty will include scholars, administrators, representatives from the local Chinese community, and government officials.
Full/Associate/Assistant Professor of New Media and Visual Culture, Institute for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences at Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China. Deadline: 30 November 2018.
The successful candidates will teach general education courses covering the following areas: media and society; science, technology and arts; digital media studies; media history, criticism, and philosophy; cultural industry; etc. Applicants should have a PhD degree from an accredited institution of higher education. Senior candidates are expected to have a high international standing in the fields, with an exceptional track record of high-quality research and scholarly publications. The university teaching languages are English and Chinese. Satisfactory knowledge of Chinese is preferable but not required.
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.