U Otago job ad tourism faculty

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Tourism-1302076
DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM

We are seeking applications from research active staff at the level of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Tourism. This vacancy offers applicants the opportunity to join the staff of the well-established and progressive Department of Tourism, at the University of Otago.

Applicants for the position of Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor must hold a PhD and have a demonstrated record of publication in high quality academic journals. Candidates who have the capability to teach events management and/or tourism product development will be viewed favourably. Applicants who demonstrate a capacity to work with industry are especially welcome to apply. All applicants should be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to team work and the ability to enhance the teaching, learning and research environment of the Department of Tourism. Experience in supervision of postgraduate students is also a critical component to this position.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to continue developing their academic career in a vibrant and dynamic tourism context.  Tourism is a cornerstone of the New Zealand economy and is of great significance to New Zealand’s environment and society. The Department is located in the South Island’s southern tourism region which includes Queenstown, the Central Otago Lakes region and Fiordland which are famed for adventure and wildlife tourism products, ski fields, extensive alpine national parks, and indigenous Maori tourism enterprises, among other things. Dunedin is a harbour city of outstanding Victorian heritage set adjacent to the Otago Peninsula and its unique marine wildlife. It offers a temperate climate and an excellent quality of life.

The preferred starting date for the successful applicant will be mid 2014 to late 2014 (start date will be open to negotiation).

Specific enquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Hazel Tucker, Head of Department, contact details below.

Applications quoting reference number 1302076 will close on Friday, 31 January 2014.

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Location About Dunedin

Primary Location: NZL-SI-Dunedin
Employment Status: Permanent Full-time
Salary Level and Range Senior Lecturer / Senior Research Fellow ($94,832 to $109,669) or Associate Professor / Research Associate Professor ($124,079 to $136,888)
Organisation: Tourism
Job Function: Research and Teaching

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American U of Armenia job ad

To meet its growing needs, the BA in English & Communications Program of the American University of Armenia (AUA) is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in English & Communications starting in August 2014.  Rank is open and compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The BA in English & Communications is one of three Bachelor’s degree programs launched at AUA in fall 2013.

Qualifications: The successful candidate likely will hold a PhD in Communications, Journalism, or related field.  Teaching load may include such courses as Introduction to Communications, Introduction to Journalism, Expository & Persuasive Writing, Public Relations, Public Speaking, and Advertising Copywriting.

Documented excellence in teaching is required; preference will be given to candidates with experience in conducting academic duties in an international setting or teaching non-native English speakers.   MFA, ABD, or MA with significant teaching experience will be considered.

Compensation: AUA offers competitive compensation and benefit packages.

Send curriculum Vitae, letter of application and the names and contact information for three referees with “Full-time faculty – BA in English and Communications Program” in the subject line.

Applications must be received by November 30, 2013 to be considered.  Screening will begin December 15, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

AUA is a privately endowed, independent American institution of higher education in the Republic of Armenia that is affiliated with the University of California. AUA is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501. This institution chooses not to disclose its domestic partner benefits policy.

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U Macau job ad

Full / Associate Professor of Communication
University of Macau
Reference No.:FSS/DCOM/FAP/10/2014

The University of Macau is a leading higher educational institution in Macao and is making strides towards becoming internationally recognized for its excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. The University is growing rapidly with a number of new strategic initiatives including the relocation to a new campus and the establishment of the largest Residential College system in Asia. The new campus is 20 times larger than the present one with a projected fast growth of student intake and faculty size. English is the University’s working language.

The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Full / Associate Professor of Communication from candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas of communication studies: Advertising, Cinema Studies, Communication Theory, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Inter-cultural Communication, Inter-personal Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Production, Media Studies, New Media, Organizational Communication, Public Relations and Visual Culture The Department of Communication currently offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s and Master’s 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. It also hosts a lively PhD programme. This new position is intended to complement and strengthen existing departmental emphases. For academic enquiries, please contact FSS.Comm@umac.mo. Qualifications Candidates must hold a PhD in a relevant field and should have a distinguished record of research and publication at an international level, as well as a demonstrable record of excellence in teaching, including post-graduate supervision. While candidates must be fluent in English, ability to speak Chinese may be considered an asset, though it is not a prerequisite for the appointment. Appointees with less academic achievement may be considered for Associate Professorship. The selected candidate is expected to assume duty in August 2014. Position and Remuneration Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicant’s academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Application Procedure Applicants should visit the full position description for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (Ref. No.: FSS/DCOM/FAP/10/2014). Review of applications will commence on 31 October 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only**

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U Illinois job ad

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Assistant Professor of Race and Ethnicity

The Department of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a full-time faculty member in race and ethnicity at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor or tenure eligible associate professor. A PhD is required at time of appointment. The target start date is August 16, 2013. Salary level is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We seek an outstanding candidate who specializes in any area of race and ethnicity in communication; this may include studying issues of race and/or ethnicity in relation to communication and culture, health, interpersonal/intergroup, mass media, new technology, organizations, or rhetoric. Applicants who incorporate humanistic, qualitative, and/or quantitative approaches to understanding race and/or ethnicity and communication are welcome to apply.

Applicants at the assistant professor level must have or show clear promise of developing a distinguished record of undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. Applicants at the associate professor level must possess a record of publication, teaching, and professional leadership commensurate with that rank.

Successful candidates will join departmental colleagues with varied disciplinary backgrounds in a unit of 22 graduate faculty members. The department supports undergraduate and master’s programs (including a new online MS program in health communication) as well as one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished doctoral programs.

To apply, create your candidate profile and upload application materials: application letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching materials (including evidence of teaching excellence). Three letters of reference will be required by the committee; please submit the names and contact information for your three references with your online application. Referees will be contacted electronically soon after the submission and completion of the application. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by October 1, 2012.

For further information please contact John Caughlin, Professor and Search Chair; phone: (217) 333-2683.

Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

George Washington U job ad

The Communication Program, within the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, invites applications for a tenured or a tenure-track position as an Associate or Assistant Professor of Communication to begin in August 2013.  The Communication Program offers a selective admission undergraduate major and two undergraduate minors.  Salary, benefits, and startup funds are highly competitive.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Communication, with research and teaching interests in Organizational or Intercultural Communication.  Candidates must complete all doctoral degree requirements by August 15, 2013.  Applicants also should have a strong background in research methods, including quantitative approaches, and experience with or interest in teaching core courses such as Communication Theory, Research Methods, and Senior Seminar (requiring a thesis).  Finally, applicants must have a record of research as demonstrated by publications or works in progress.  Rank is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin September 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  To apply, complete the online faculty application and upload curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and qualifications, selected reprints, and teaching evaluations summary.  In addition, candidates may be asked to submit three (3) letters of recommendation, which can be sent to:

Communication Faculty Search Committee
The George Washington University
600 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052

For additional information about the Communication Program and the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, please visit our web site.

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer