Zhichao Qiu (M.A. New York University, 2017, B.A. Ohio State University & Beijing International Studies University, 2016) is currently a program manager at International Division, Beihang University, Beijing, China.
He earned his M.A. degree from New York University in Foreign Language Education with a focus on Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language. His research interests include the internationalization of higher education and cross-cultural communication. He has experiences not only in teaching foreign languages, but also in managing partnerships, student mobility programs, and intercultural training. His pioneering project “Buddy Program” at Beihang University has equipped over 300 students with advanced intercultural communication skills and global competence.
He is committed to pursuing research and professional work in intercultural communication and international higher education as his lifelong career.
Call for papers: Third Biennial Conference on Communication, Media, and Governance in the Age of Globalization, June 19-21, 2020, Communication University of China, Beijing, China. Deadline: November 1, 2019.
The National Communication Association (NCA) announces the Third Biennial Conference on Communication, Media, and Governance in the Age of Globalization, to be held on the Beijing campus of the Communication University of China (CUC), June 19-21, 2020. The conference seeks to foster greater understanding between and collaboration among Chinese scholars of Communication and a wide range of international colleagues affiliated with NCA.
For this event, organizers will be using the United Nation’s “Millennium Development Goals” (MDGs). Approved in 2000, and signed by all 191 UN members, the MDGs serve as benchmarks in human development, quality of life, and global partnership.
Research Associate and Project Manager, Center to Support Excellence in Teaching, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. Deadline: Open until filled, posted 8/22/19.
The new Senior Research Associate and Project Manager position will be responsible for leading CSET’s work associated with the development of a comprehensive instructional framework, curricular framework, and model curriculum units in support of opening an innovative new K-12 school in Guangzhou, China. The position will also have project management responsibility for the development and implementation of a comprehensive, multi-year teacher and administrator professional learning program in support of the new school.
Work under the general direction of the Center faculty director and Center executive director, implement, and administer the vision, strategy, and goals of the assigned academic entity/program(s). Participate in entity/program strategy development, long-range planning, and partnership development.
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.