Central College (Iowa) Job Ad: Conflict Resolution

Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, and/or Peace Communication) at Central College

Full-time, tenure-line appointment beginning August 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a PhD (ABD may apply) in Communication Studies or relevant field and some evidence of scholarly productivity.

POSITION: Candidates should be committed to undergraduate teaching and have an understanding of and appreciation for the liberal arts environment. Responsibilities for this position include teaching introduction to communication theory and a presentation course in addition to developing and teaching upper level courses in conflict resolution, negotiation and/or peace communication. Applicants should have research and teaching interests in these areas of communication as they apply to interpersonal, intergroup, organizational, community, national, or international contexts. Specific foci may include, but are not limited to, negotiation, mediation, peace communication, conflict/dispute resolution, and/or multicultural or international dialogue. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in curriculum development and be able to teach the College’s first-year or senior-year interdisciplinary seminar. In addition to teaching, all
faculty at Central College are expected to participate in the life of the college and to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to professional development.

The Communication Studies Department provides students with a broad-based exposure to the process of creating messages, meaning and relationships in a broad array of contexts. In an effort to cultivate critical thinking, clear writing, articulate speaking and proficiency
with technology, our students study communication within a variety of contexts, particularly those related to media citizenship, civic responsibility, professional engagement, and personal relationships. Through a combination of theoretical grounding and applied experience, we prepare our majors for a range of careers, enable them to participate
productively in a democratic culture, and instill in them a desire for life-long learning. This position represents a new area of emphasis for the department and one which affirms Central’s commitment to this interdisciplinary focus area. The faculty in the department and across the Central campus interact in an academically stimulating and congenial environment with a focus on student success. 100% of communication studies majors complete at least one internship and 66% participate in one of Central’s off-campus domestic or international semester programs.

To apply for this position please visit www.central.edu/jobseekers/. Review of applications will commence September 15, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates recommended for employment are subject to a background investigation. Please submit the following materials online:

1. a letter of application relating your qualifications to the position. Please discuss your interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in an undergraduate, liberal arts college
2. a curriculum vita
3. copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts
4. a one-page statement of teaching philosophy

Three confidential letters of reference addressing the candidate’s qualifications and official transcripts can be sent electronically to centraldean@central.edu or mailed to: Vice President for Academic Affairs & Dean of the Faculty, Central College, 812 University, Pella, Iowa 50219.

University of Maryland Baltimore County Job Ad: Intercultural Communication

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Intercultural Communication

The Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, and Intercultural Communication at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is filling a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in intercultural communication in any of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian or Spanish. The department has been a pioneer in incorporating intercultural communication into its language pedagogy, enriching both the fields of language pedagogy and intercultural communication.

Teaching responsibilities will include courses in intercultural training, other areas of critical intercultural communication, and language courses in the selected candidate’s modern language at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will also participate in the supervision of theses and scholarly papers in the department’s interdisciplinary MA program in Intercultural Communication.

UMBC has a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. We are especially proud of the diversity of our student body and we seek to attract equally diverse faculty. Successful candidates must be able to work in a multicultural environment and support diversity and inclusion reflecting our student body. Furthermore, the successful candidate should embrace our vision and mission, and be committed to inclusive excellence and diversityMembers of minority groups, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

We are searching for a candidate with expertise in any of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian or Spanish. Candidates should have in hand a PhD in intercultural communication or a closely related field, experience in intercultural training, and native or near-native proficiency in at least one of the modern languages above. We welcome applications from applied linguistics, translation and transcultural studies, critical intercultural communication, and other fields that engage with intercultural modern language studies. Employment is contingent upon the candidate’s obtaining and maintaining appropriate visa status, if applicable. For more information about the MLLI department and the INCC program, please consult http://mlli.umbc.edu.

Application Instructions:
Please prepare a writing sample (one or two pages) that communicates a vision for the history, theories, and methodologies of the field as well as your agenda for research, teaching, training, service, and outreach.

Please submit all materials (including a two-page letter of application, CV, writing sample, unofficial graduate transcripts and three letters of reference) via Interfolio (position number 36255) by October 15, 2016. For questions, please contact:

Dr. Edward Larkey, Search Committee Chair (larkey[at]umbc.edu)
Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics and Intercultural Communication
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
UMBC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job Ad Stanford University

Islam & Gender in the Social Sciences
Assistant Professor or Tenured Associate Professor

Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position in Islam and gender. The successful candidate will be based in a social sciences department and will also be expected to contribute to the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies’ curricular and outreach efforts. A focus on the Middle East and/or Southeast Asia is preferred. The appointment can be in one of the following departments in the School of Humanities and Sciences: Anthropology, Communication, Political Science, or Sociology. Teaching responsibilities will be determined by the home department.

Applicants should provide a cover letter including a brief statement of teaching and research interests (no more than 3 pages), a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a recent writing sample. Assistant level and untenured applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to AcademicJobsOnline.org.

Currently tenured applicants may submit only the names of the three references at this time. For full consideration, materials should be received by October 3, 2016.

Please use the following link to apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7445

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from other who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Job Ad Hebrew University (Israel)

Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism
Tenure-Track Position

The Noah Mozes Department of Communication and Journalism at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position starting July, 2017.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree at the time of hire, and demonstrate an active research program, indicating the potential for outstanding scholarship. Ability to teach in Hebrew is required.

Deadline for applications: September 22, 2016.

Please see our website for additional information on the application process.

Lancaster University job ad (UK)

Senior Lectureship in Intercultural Communication
Linguistics & English Language
Lancaster University, UK
Closing Date: Friday 12 August 2016
Interview Date: Wednesday 24 August 2016
Reference: A1578

We are seeking a scholar who has a strong international reputation. You will have a PhD, extensive teaching experience (especially at postgraduate level), a portfolio of publications that are recognised for their excellence, and a proven track-record in attracting funding for your research. You will join a large group of internationally renowned linguists that includes specialists in: English Language study, Corpus Linguistics, Discourse Studies, Forensic Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Literacy Research and Second Language Teaching, Learning and Assessment.

You will pursue research and publications at a level appropriate for a strong submission to the next Research Excellence Framework and will be expected to supervise BA, MA and PhD students. You will lead the development of new modules and programmes in Intercultural Communication, particularly at postgraduate level. You will contribute to administration at a level commensurate with a Senior Lectureship.

This is an indefinite post beginning 1 January 2017.

Informal enquiries can be made to Professor Elena Semino, Head of Department: e.semino[at]lancaster.ac.uk

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups. Apply online.

Oregon State U job ad: Intercultural Communication

Visiting Assistant Professor of Intercultural Communication at Oregon State University
APPOINTMENT: 1.0 FTE, 9-month, fixed-term
LOCATION: This job is based on-campus at Oregon State University, in Corvallis, Oregon.

The Speech Communication Area of the School of Arts and Communication invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Visiting Assistant Professor in Intercultural Communication. Primary areas of interests should include: intercultural communication and qualitative research methods. Secondary areas in support of primary area include: communication theory, international communication, postcolonial studies, language and discourse analysis, conflict management, rhetorical theory. For complete position details go to posting P00269UF at http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 75% Teaching – 3 courses per quarter (nine in the academic year) including introductory as well as upper division and graduate level classes; 25% Research and Scholarship.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Required: ABD in Communication or related field; demonstrated excellence in teaching; record of scholarly promise in a program of research; and a demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Preferred: PhD in communication with an educational emphasis in intercultural communication; with a secondary area of expertise: qualitative research methods, communication theory, international communication, postcolonial studies, language and discourse analysis, conflict management, rhetorical theory. A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Apply to posting #P00269UF online at http://jobs.oregonstate.edu. When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
3) A professional statement that includes your philosophy of teaching and research/scholarship.
4) Evidence of teaching excellence such as teaching evaluation summaries for lower & upper division courses and graduate courses, if available. (Upload as Portfolio)

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact Loril Chandler.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

APPLICATION DUE DATE: For full consideration submit a complete file by May 22, 2016.

German University in Cairo job ad: International Business

Professor / Associate Professor / Lecturer in International Business
The German University in Cairo – GUC – Faculty of Management Technology
Deadline: 12th June 2016

The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled at the beginning or during the academic year 2016/2017.

Position Description and Qualifications:
Teaching assignments encompass graduate and undergraduate programs. Candidates should hold a doctorate / Ph.D. in International Business and be strongly committed to high quality teaching and research. The focus of teaching and research should be on the areas of macroeconomic, political and legal environments of International Business in general and/or in emerging markets in particular. Intercultural experience of potential candidates is highly appreciated. Candidates should also be qualified to supervise undergraduate and graduate research.

The German University in Cairo is an Egyptian Private University that was established in cooperation with the German State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Universities of Stuttgart, Ulm, Mannheim, and Tübingen. Situated at the ancient city of Cairo, the GUC’s mission is to achieve excellence in teaching and research.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, list of publications and projects undertaken and names of at least three referees. Applications to be submitted online through the GUC website by referencing posting: #ref Jobs UK. Management– II3.3

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. For best consideration, submit applications by 5th of May, 2016.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department.

University of Amsterdam: 3 job ads

The University of Amsterdam, department of Communication Science, has three vacancies. More information can be found here:
Full professor in Health Communication
Full professor in Communication & Consumer Behaviour
Full professor in Corporate Communication

The closing date for all 3 positions is September 15, 2014.

Jeddah College of Advertising (Saudi Arabia) job ads

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors in Advertising at Jeddah College of Advertising

The Jeddah College of Advertising is a member of The University of Business and Technology (UBT), located in the dynamic and vibrant city of Jeddah.  It works within the general objectives and guidelines of the University, and strives to make the motto “Education for Job Opportunities” real.  This college is the result of an inter-institutional cooperation agreement between Buckinghamshire New University, UK, and the University of Business and Technology. The general purpose of this college is to provide students in Saudi Arabia and her surrounding countries an exciting opportunity to study Advertising and its related fields in truly international ways that focus on hands-on applications and training, rather than pure theoretical study.

The rigorous study programs in the college of advertising are international in scope and non-traditional.  All classroom instruction is conducted in the English language.  Newly purchased production technologies and Mac-based creativity labs in the college are considered to be state-of-the art.  There is a women’s and a men’s campus, and all professionals are encouraged to apply, accordingly.  Currently, students can select from one of three specializations in the Advertising curriculum: (1) Advertising Management, (2) Advertising Communication, and (3) Advertising creative design.

Teach courses in the undergraduate curriculum, such as: advertising management, introduction to advertising, digital technologies in marketing, integrated marketing communication, advertising communication, and advertising creative design. Undergraduate advising is also part of the overall teaching responsibilities.  Scholarly research productivity and service to the department, college, and university are likewise expected, since UBT is a research-intensive institution.

Earned Ph.D. in the field of advertising or communication.  Should be able to demonstrate success or potential success as a modern classroom teacher and researcher – preferably with professional experience in advertising.  Expertise in teaching advertising in the new media environment is also highly desirable, since all of our classrooms are “smart.”

Remuneration Package:
UBT offers a highly competitive tax-free compensation package commensurate with rank and experience – including 12-month salary distribution, paid annual summer vacation (60 work days), housing allowance, furnishing allowance, annual round-trip airfare to home country for applicant, spouse and two (2) children under the age of 18, excellent medical insurance, and an end of contract completion bonus.

To apply:
To assure full consideration, a letter of application along with a curriculum vita, and a copy of unofficial graduate transcripts must be submitted to:
Prof. Ty Adams
Vice Dean, College of Advertising
University of Business and Technology
P.O.Box 21361
Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
The application may be submitted via email.

This institution does not offer benefits to domestic partners.

KU Leuven (Belgium) faculty job ads

KU Leuven in Belgium is advertising 6 faculty positions in Media and Communication:

Journalism Studies – Ref. ZAP-2013-322
Full-time – Leuven
The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for a full-time (Tenure Track/associate/full) professor in the domain of Journalism Studies.
Mediaculture – Ref. ZAP-2013-321
Full-time – Leuven
The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for a full-time (Tenure Track/associate/full) professor in the domain of Mass Communication Research.
ICT & Human-Centered Design (20%) – Ref. ZAP-2013-309
Part-time – Leuven
The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for a part-time (20%) (assistant/associate/full) professor (appointment of limited duration) in the domain of ICT & Human-Centered Design.
Media and Social Change – Ref. ZAP-2013-307
Full-time – Leuven
The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for a full-time (Tenure Track/associate/full) professor in the domain of Mass Communication Research.
Digital Humanities: Human-Media Interaction – Ref. ZAP-2013-308
Full-time – Leuven
The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for a full-time (Tenure Track/associate/full) professor in the domain of human-media interaction.
Film- and television studies (50%) – Ref. ZAP-2013-310
Part-time – Leuven

The Faculty of Social Sciences is looking for a part-time (50%)(Tenure Track/associate/full) professor in the domain of Film and Television Studies.

Most of the application deadlines are March 13, 2014.