Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Intercultural Relations
University of Bedfordshire – Department of Business Systems & Operations
The University of Bedfordshire Business School is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Intercultural Relations to provide an innovative and exciting teaching experience for our students. You will lead, develop and contribute towards teaching delivery and curriculum enhancement across undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Our innovative MSc International Relations course is now in its fourth year of operation and forms a key part of our postgraduate offer.
The Department of Business Systems & Operations is international in its focus on tourism, events, aviation management marketing and is looking for an inspirational academic to develop and teach on a range of specialist courses within the subject discipline of Intercultural Relations.
In line with this, you will have experience and knowledge of teaching across a range programmes and levels of study within the HE sector. You will put the student experience at the heart of your teaching and learning strategy and will show a strong teaching focus aimed at producing graduates capable of working across international and cultural boundaries. In addition to teaching, you will also be expected to contribute towards Faculty research, engagement and enterprise activities. Applications are welcomed from individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas: international relations, peacekeeping and security, gender and peacekeeping operations, intercultural management, intercultural communications and research supervision.
With a PhD in a relevant subject area or equivalent experience, ideally you will have experience, knowledge and understanding of teaching, supervising and guiding students from the UK and overseas at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and an emerging research or enterprise profile within the field of intercultural relations.
Applications close 11th April 2017
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST:
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS EDITOR IN CHIEF
Expressions of interest are called for the position of Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, for a 3-year term, commencing 1 January, 2015.
The journal is the official publication of the International Academy for Intercultural Research. IJIR is dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of theory, research and practice in the field of intercultural relations, including, but not limited to, topics such as acculturation; intercultural communication; intergroup perceptions, contact, and interactions; intercultural training; and cultural diversity in education, organizations and society. The journal currently receives between 275-300 submissions per annum, primarily from scholars in the discipline of psychology and secondarily from communication, but submissions come from a wide variety of disciplines. The Editor-in-Chief is currently supported by two Associate Editors.
Please direct Expressions of Interest to ijir AT vuw.ac.nz by 1 December, 2013. The EoIs should include a cv, with particular attention to editorial experience, and a statement of your vision for IJIR. Past editorial experience and a supportive institutional environment are desirable. It is also expected that the successful candidate will be (or become) a Member or Fellow of the International Academy of Intercultural Research.
Any general questions about the journal operations can be directed to Colleen Ward , the current Editor-in-Chief, at ijir AT vuw.ac.nz or to Dan Landis, Founding Editor, at danl AT hawaii.edu.
Located within American University’s School of International Service, the Intercultural Management Institute (IMI) is a non-profit organization, focusing on intercultural and cross-cultural training, and research. IMI was founded to foster the development of intercultural knowledge and understanding both domestically and abroad. We are dedicated to inspiring future diplomats, leaders in diversity, and those dedicated to effective communication globally.
ABOUT THE IMI CONFERENCE ON INTERCULTURAL RELATIONS
Our annual conference is held in the School of International Service and provides a forum to bring together 200 of top scholars, educators, researchers, trainers, and representatives of various government and international agencies in effort to discuss key issues in intercultural relations. The IMI conference combines a focus on dialogue and learning with networking opportunities in an open, community atmosphere. Participants will choose from more than 30 sessions with over 50 domestically & globally distinguished presenters. This year’s program will also feature the following keynote speakers: Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, and Dr. Janet Bennett, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Intercultural Communication Institute. Mr. Stevenson received a MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Award and he successfully argued Miller v. Alabama at the Supreme Court, banning life-without-parole sentences for children. Ms. Bennett chairs the ICI/University of the Pacific Masters of Arts in Intercultural Relations program and she co-edited the 3rd edition of the Handbook of Intercultural Training.
· Cross-sector representation spans professional backgrounds such as government, academia, law, military, NGO, corporate, consulting, training and more.
· Experts in intercultural relations and students from the top international relations programs in the nation
· Individuals from more than 80 organizations and higher education institutions
To register, click here.
For more information, visit the conference website or contact Mary Margaret Herman via email at mmherman AT american.edu.