International College at Beijing job ad

The University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) Department of Communication invites applications for a non-tenure-track Instructor position at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2016. Depending on the performance of the individual hired, multi-year renewals are possible.

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s Silicon Valley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught by CU Denver faculty in English, and the degree earned is awarded by CU Denver. The ICB program offers a thriving and collegial environment that embodies the best promises of international education, and features classes on diversity, globalization, new media (analysis and production), civic engagement, and more.

The teaching load is 7 courses per academic year. The instructor will be responsible for teaching a range of communication courses including but not limited to New Media Production, Media and Society, Advanced Strategic Communication, Advertising, and Media Writing Skills. This line also includes fulfilling the service role of directing the ICB’s Media Learning Laboratory, a state-of-the-art facility serving the ICB program, where students are taught how to analyze and produce a wide range of media. In this capacity, the successful candidate will need to:
1) be familiar with basic studio lighting set-ups and the operation of a variety of professional-grade video cameras;
2) be conversant with the Adobe Photoshop Suite, Apple’s Final Cut X, and other graphic software design platforms; and 3) be an experienced teacher of these skills and manager of such resources.

The salary is competitive and commensurate with peer institutions. Instructors also receive two round-trip airline tickets between Beijing and your home country, international health insurance, and free on-campus housing. Semesters are 14 weeks long; the fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Faculty hired to teach at ICB must be able to meet the requirements to obtain the appropriate visa to work in China.

The Minimum Qualifications for consideration are an M.A. in Communication, two years of experience teaching the kinds of classes listed above, and proven expertise with the video skills noted above. Additional, Preferred Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Communication or a closely allied field. Preference is for an individual who has experience teaching in an international setting and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Fluency in or the desire to learn Mandarin is valued, as is an active research agenda and evidence of service capacities.

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY online, refer to job number 04492; the application deadline is May 1, 2016. A complete application will include a Cover Letter, a CV, a list of at least 3 references, and sample syllabi. Questions should be directed to Dr. Hamilton Bean. Applications missing any of the materials listed above may not be considered.

University of Colorado Denver in Beijing job ad

Communication Instructor
International College at Beijing
University of Colorado Denver

The University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) Department of Communication invites applications for a non-tenure-track Instructor position at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2015. Depending on the performance of the individual hired, multi-year renewals are possible.

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s silicon valley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught by CU Denver faculty in English, and the degree earned is awarded by CU Denver. The ICB program offers a thriving and collegial environment that embodies the best promises of international education, and features classes on diversity, globalization, new media (analysis and production), environmentalism, and more.

The teaching load is 4 courses each semester. The instructor will be responsible for teaching a range of communication courses. The salary is competitive and commensurate with peer institutions. Instructors also receive two round-trip airline tickets between Beijing and the US, international health insurance, and free on-campus housing. Semesters are 14 weeks long; the fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February.

The successful applicant will possess an M.A. in communication; a Ph.D. is preferred. Preference is for an individual who has experience teaching in an international setting and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Fluency in or the desire to learn Mandarin is valued, as is an active research agenda.  The successful applicant must be able to obtain a work visa in China (type Z).

Interested applicants must apply online. Submit a vita, a cover letter, a sample syllabus, and a list of at least three references. Deadline to apply is May 20, 2015. Finalists for the position will be interviewed between May 22 and May 31, 2015.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is available online. CU Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors; to achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment, while the Department of Communication is committed to promoting civic engagement and the use of communication to foster a more equitable and humane world.

For more information, please contact Dr. Sonja Foss.

China Agricultural U job ad

China Agricultural University is seeking an instructor for the freshmen classes of the International College at Beijing (ICB) for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing, ICB is an international partnership between China Agricultural University and the University of Colorado Denver (UCD) that offers undergraduate degrees in economics and communication. All courses are taught in English, and the degree earned is awarded by UCD. Instructors for the freshmen classes are hired by CAU, and the staff of CAU have asked faculty at UCD to help identify a good candidate for the coming year. We are seeking someone at short notice because the person originally hired for the position had to terminate her contract because of a family illness.

The particulars are as follows:
*       The contract is for one year (2 semesters) with a possibility of renewal
*       The teaching load is 4 courses per semester, but there may be opportunities to teach more courses if desired
*       Courses to be taught are Presentational Speaking (COMM 2101) and Fundamentals of Communication (COMM 1011)
*       Free housing in provided in the guesthouse on campus; subsidized housing in an apartment is also available
*       Accidental life insurance is provided
*       One round-trip plane ticket is provided each semester
*       Fall semester runs from September 16, 2013, until January 17, 2014, and spring semester begins in late February and runs until the end of June
*       Depending on the conversion rate and the number of courses taught, the salary is in the range of $24,400 per year

Minimum requirements include a master’s degree in communication and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Experience teaching in an international setting and fluency in Mandarin are preferred.

To apply, please e-mail a vita and cover letter to Sonja.Foss AT ucdenver.edu. Applications will be circulated for review among communication faculty at UCD. Those that are most qualified will be forwarded to the staff of CAU. Applications are reviewed upon receipt, and the review process will continue until CAU fills the position.

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U Colorado Denver-Beijing job ad

Communication Instructor
International College at Beijing Program
University of Colorado Denver

The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Instructor position at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2012; multi-year renewals are a possibility.

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s silicon alley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught by UCD faculty in English, and the degree earned is awarded by UCD. For more information about the UCD/ICB program, please see the stories included in the UCD Department of Communication’s 2011 newsletter, “InterAction“.

The teaching load is 4 courses each semester. The instructor will be responsible primarily for teaching Fundamentals of Communication but may teach some other basic level courses as well. Base pay is $45,000 for the year. Instructors also receive two round-trip airline tickets between Beijing and the US, international health insurance, and free on-campus housing. Semesters are 14 weeks long; the fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February.

The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in communication, experience teaching in an international setting, and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Fluency in Mandarin is also highly valued, as is an active research agenda.

Interested applicants must apply through www.jobsatcu.com using posting number 815913. Submit a vita, cover letter, a syllabus for a Fundamentals of Communication course, and a list of at least three references. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2012. Finalists for the position will be interviewed between February 17 and 21, 2012.

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/pbs/. UCD is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

For more information, please contact Dr. Sonja Foss (Sonja.Foss@ucdenver.edu).
To apply, visit: www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=67182

International College at Beijing-Instructor job ad

The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2011. This is a one-year, at will appointment, but multi-year renewals are possible. Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s silicon alley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University (CAU) and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught in English by UCD faculty. Some students receive a degree from UCD alone, while some students receive degrees from both UCD and CAU. The teaching load is 4 courses each semester. The courses to be taught will be determined, as much as possible, by the expertise of the individual hired and could include Fundamentals of Mass Communication, Mass Communication and Society, Interpersonal Communication, Television Production, Persuasion, Communication and Diversity, and others.

Base pay is $45,000 for the year. Instructors also receive round-trip airfare, international health insurance, and on-campus housing. Semesters are 14 weeks long; the fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February. The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Communication, extensive experience teaching in an international setting, and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Interested applicants must apply through http://www.jobsatcu.com using posting number 813268, or at: http://www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=64533. Submit a vita, cover letter, sample syllabi for courses taught in the past, and a list of at least three references. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information, please contact either Dr. Stephen Hartnett (Stephen.Hartnett@ucdenver.edu) or Dr. Sonja Foss (Sonja.Foss@ucdenver.edu).

International College at Beijing – Assoc Chair

The University of Colorado Denver (UCD) Department of Communication invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor and Associate Chair position at the International College at Beijing (ICB). The job will commence in September, 2011. This is a one-year, at will appointment, but multi-year renewals are possible.

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing (China’s silicon alley), ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University (CAU) and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught in English by UCD faculty. Some students receive a degree from UCD alone, while some students receive degrees from both UCD and CAU.

The teaching load is 3-4 courses each semester. The courses to be taught will be determined, as much as possible, by the expertise of the individual hired and could include Fundamentals of Mass Communication, Mass Communication and Society, Interpersonal Communication, Television Production, Persuasion, Communication and Diversity, and others. The Program Chair will also be responsible for administering the Communication program in Beijing, including course scheduling, student relations, serving as liaison with our CAU partners and our Denver campus, making an annual newsletter, and other daily management duties.

Base pay is $53,000 for the year. Instructors also receive one or two round-trips a year between China and the United States, international health insurance, and subsidized housing.

The fall semester begins in mid-September, and the spring semester begins in mid-February.

The successful applicant will possess a Ph.D. in Communication, experience teaching in an international setting, and a personal and scholarly interest in diverse cultures. Fluency in Mandarin is required. Managerial experience will be an important asset for the successful candidate.

Interested applicants must apply through www.jobsatcu.com using posting number 813269 or at: www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=64534. Submit a vita, cover letter, sample syllabi for courses taught in the past, and a list of at least three references. The successful candidate’s cover letter will include programmatic plans for leading the Communication Department’s efforts at ICB. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact either Dr. Stephen Hartnett (Stephen.Hartnett@ucdenver.edu

) or Dr. Sonja Foss (Sonja.Foss@ucdenver.edu).