Kent State U: Center for International/Intercultural Education (USA)

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Director, Center for International and Intercultural Education, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA. Deadline: May 1, 2020.

Kent State seeks a full-time Director for the Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education. The successful applicant will lead the mission and activities of the Center and the College of Education, Health, and Human Services in its international and intercultural programming. The Center serves as a catalyst for the advancement of international and intercultural education at Kent State University and beyond. The Director reports directly to the Dean of the College.

Kent State University job ads: Global Communication

Two Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions at Kent State University

The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  Applicants for the first position must have a strong program
of research focusing on Health Communication (Position #996999). Applicants with a secondary focus in Global Communication or Organizational Communication are highly desirable.  Applicants for the
second position must have a strong program of research focusing on Global Communication (Position #989517).  Applicants with a secondary focus in Organizational Communication, Health Communication, or Mediated/Mass Communication are highly desirable.  Both tenure-track faculty members will have the opportunity to be involved and teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs in the School of Communication Studies in their respective areas.

The School is one of four in the College of Communication and Information, led by Dean Amy Reynolds.  The School has 16 full-time faculty members at the Kent Campus and administrative support including
marketing, technology, and international program coordinators.  The school also has 7 full-time faculty members at Regional Campuses. The School of Communication Studies serves approximately 850 undergraduate majors and 60 graduate students.  Academic programs include an undergraduate major with six concentration areas (applied, interpersonal, organizational, health, public/mediated, and global
communication), a social and behavioral science oriented M.A. program, a dual MA/MBA program, and a college-wide Ph.D. program.

Kent State is a comprehensive graduate and undergraduate, residential, Carnegie Doctoral Research Extensive University. It is located in Kent, Ohio, within 45 minutes of Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown. The University is the third largest in Ohio, with an enrollment of about 41,000 students.  Kent State University is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching among the nation’s top 74 public high-research universities, and ranked in the coveted first-tier of U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 edition of Best Colleges.  Kent State University is identified by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to work for 2015.

We expect an employment start date of August, 2016.  The Ph.D. or equivalent is expected by the start of the semester of employment.  If the degree is not yet completed, the new hire will be initially at the
level of Instructor, and on a term basis.  Applicants should possess excellent publication and teaching credentials commensurate with years of experience. A strong commitment to academic and community service is also desired.  Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience.  Kent State University offers benefits to same-sex and different sex domestic partners.

A letter of interest, vitae, three letters of recommendation, copies of (or links to) 2-3 representative published articles or chapters, a teaching philosophy, and any other information the candidate deems
relevant should be submitted online. The letter of interest should indicate a primary research interest area and linkages to any of the desired secondary research interest areas.

For more information, please contact Dr. Paul Haridakis, Search Committee Chair. Screening of applicants will begin December 1 and continue until the position is filled.

Kent State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse community. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mediated/Mass Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor. Strong secondary expertise in global/international communication and new communication technologies is highly desirable.

The School offers undergraduate concentrations in applied, global, health, interpersonal, organizational and public communication. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to shape the curricula and associated initiatives in the undergraduate concentration in public communication and the graduate concentration in mediated communication. He or she will be expected to teach in the undergraduate concentration in public communication, participate in our masters and doctoral programs, and conduct research in mediated/mass communication and allied areas. The School of Communication Studies places high value on collaborative work, within the college, around the campus, and with other organizations in all sectors.

Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. We expect an employment start date of either January or August 2014. The Ph.D. or equivalent is expected by the start of the semester of employment. If the degree is not yet completed, the new hire will be initially at the level of Instructor, and on a term basis. Applicants should possess excellent publication and teaching credentials commensurate with years of experience. A strong commitment to academic and community service is also desired.

Applicants will upload the following items:
* Letter of application
* Curriculum vita
* At least three letters of recommendation
* Selected publications
* Teaching evaluations
* Other information the candidate deems relevant.
For more information about the positions, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Child, Search Committee Chair, jchild AT kent.edu

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The School of Communication Studies at Kent State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Organizational Communication at the rank of Assistant Professor. Strong secondary expertise in global/international communication and/or new technology/media is highly desirable. The School offers undergraduate concentrations in organizational, public, global, interpersonal, health and applied communication. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to shape the curricula and associated initiatives in the undergraduate concentrations in organizational and global communication. He or she will be expected to teach in the undergraduate concentration in organizational communication, participate in our masters and doctoral programs, and conduct research in organizational communication and allied areas.

The School of Communication Studies is part of the College of Communication and Information headed by Dean Stanley T. Wearden, former director of the School of Communication Studies. The College encourages integrative work among the Schools of Communication Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Library and Information Science, and Visual Communication Design, as well as a program in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management. The School ! of Communication Studies places high value on collaborative work, within the college, around the campus, and with other organizations in all sectors. Kent State University, with 24,000 students on the Kent campus, has been ranked by Times Higher Education, a London-based higher education magazine, as one of the top 200 universities in the world. The Kent campus is located in the rolling hills of northeastern Ohio. Kent State is a major research university with a commitment to innovative strategies for learning and civic engagement. The town of Kent offers a delightful combination of a small but vibrant college-town environment and close proximity to the cultural, dining and professional sports activities of major cities, along with and the recreational opportunities of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and many lakes in the region.

Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. We anticipate an employment start date of either January or August 2013. Ph.D. or equivalent is expected by the start of the semester of employment. If the degree is not yet completed, the new hire will be initially at the level of Instructor, and on a term basis. Applicants should possess excellent publication and teaching credentials commensurate with years of experience. A strong commitment to academic and community service is also desired. For a complete description of this position and to apply, visit our jobsite.

Applicants will be required to upload the following items: (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vita, (3) at least three letters of recommendation, (4) statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, (5) selected publications and research-in-progress, and (6) any other information the applicant deems relevant. For more information about the positions, please contact Professor George Cheney, Search Committee Chair, Kent State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon being able to work in the United States.