Chinese U Hong Kong-Shenzhen Job Ads (China)

Job adsThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China, is advertising 2 positions of potential relevance to CID followers. Both have a deadline of 8 March 2018.

Professor in New Media Studies.

The School of Humanities and Social Science at Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) invites applications for faculty position in the areas of innovative media studies (specialization areas including, but not limited to, social media analytics, data journalism, cybersecurity and internet governance, digital and mobile media design, media psychology, health communication, marketing communication, etc.), at the rank of full professor/associate professor levels with prospect for tenure, although junior candidates with very competitive academic records may be considered for positions of assistant professor. Candidates with exceptionally outstanding records may be considered for Chair Professorship with tenure. All candidates should have (i) a PhD degree (by the time of reporting duty) in a relevant area of innovative media studies; and (ii) evidence of high potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship.

Senior Scholar in Global Studies

The School of Humanities and Social Science at CUHK (SZ) invites nominations and applications for a senior scholar position in the area of global studies (broadly defined, including, but not limited to, international relations, international and regional studies, globalization development and trends, global governance, global sustainability, etc.).

Candidates for this senior position are expected to have prior experience in leadership position(s) in the relevant areas, and to have attained professorship rank (or equivalent) or above (e.g., distinguished professorship, chair professorship) in competitive institutions. The successful candidate for this position is expected to serve as the leader in establishing and developing a center/program of excellence in the area of global studies (broadly defined, and name tentative).

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later, subject to successful performance evaluation and mutual agreement. In cases where a candidate has an established record of excellence and demonstrable potential for continued success, tenure may be offered to the candidate at the time of initial appointment.

CF: Global Studies Conference (Singapore)

Call for Papers
We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Tenth Global Studies Conference, held 8–9 June 2017 at the National University of Singapore in Singapore.

Founded in 2008, the conference is held annually in different locations around the world, each selected for its particular place in the dynamics of globalization. Intellectually, the conference takes three steps: the first is a “this-worldly” step, mapping the details and extrapolating to big picture analyses in order to interpret what is at times challenging, dangerous, and excitingly positive about the “New Globalization.” The second step is to set this New Globalization in the context of earlier globalizations—what are the continuities, and what is genuinely new? The third step is to re-examine and redefine the very concept of globalization—in theoretical, anthropological, and philosophical terms. The conference works between the most fastidiously empirical and profoundly generalizing modes of engagement with one of the central phenomena of our contemporary existence.

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, colloquia, virtual posters, or virtual lightning talks. The conference features research addressing the annual themes and the 2017 Special Focus: “Global Mobilities.”

For more information regarding the conference, use the links below to explore our conference website.

Call for Papers Themes
Plenary Speakers  Presentation Types
Conference Hotel Scope & Concerns
Submit a Proposal

Submit your proposal by 8 November 2016.

We welcome the submission of proposals to the conference at any time of the year before the final submission deadline. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission.

If you are unable to attend the conference in person, you may present in a Virtual Poster session or a Virtual Lightning Talk. Virtual Sessions enable participants to present work to a body of peers and to engage with colleagues from afar.

As virtual participants, presenters are scheduled in the formal program, have access to select conference content, can submit an article for peer review and possible publication, may upload an online presentation, and can enjoy Annual Membership to the community and subscriber access to The Global Studies Journal.

U Central Lancashire Job Ad: International Business Communication (UK)

Lecturer in International Business Communication
University of Central Lancashire – School of Language and Global Studies
Closes: 16th October 2016
Interview Date: week commencing the 31st of October

The School of Language and Global Studies wishes to recruit a Lecturer in International Business Communication to lead and teach a number of undergraduate and postgraduate modules in Business English, intercultural communication and related business and management studies on its successful and popular undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. In addition, the successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking research, module/course development and management and providing pastoral and academic support to students.

Substantial recent experience of teaching Business English, business/management subjects and/or intercultural communication is essential, as is experience of curriculum design and innovative development in language education.

A good honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, initial TEFL qualification (certificate level or above) and an MA in Business English/Applied Linguistics, Business, Management or a related field are essential. Ideally the successful applicant will have a PhD (or near completion) in a related field or equivalent research experience.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate administrative precision and a successful record of working to deadlines, well-developed IT skills and a proven ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online via www.uclan.ac.uk/jobs or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.