U Albany Job Ad: Organizational/Interpersonal/Intercultural

Job adsThe Department of Communication at the University at Albany is seeking to fill a tenure track position with a scholar whose research focuses on either organizational communication, or interpersonal and/or intercultural communication (in relational, health, or organizational contexts).

The Department welcomes applications from scholars of all methodological orientations. Senior scholars must possess an established record of productive, externally funded research and a record of excellence in teaching; junior scholars should demonstrate the potential for productive research and some evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must be willing to contribute to the Department’s initiatives in online teaching and learning. Applicants should share a commitment to the University’s strategic values for engaged learning and societal responsibility, and to its goal for increasing levels of external funding.

Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population. Additionally, the applicant must currently possess a doctoral degree or expect to receive a doctoral degree by August 1, 2018, from a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.

The appointment will begin in Fall 2018. Review of applications will begin October 7, 2017.

University at Albany job ads (NY)

Tenure-Track Openings at University of Albany, SUNY

The Department of Communication at the University at Albany is seeking to fill two tenure track faculty positions to begin Fall 2016. The Department of Communication at the University at Albany is seeking
to fill two tenure track faculty positions to begin Fall 2016. The Department currently has concentrations in health, political, interpersonal/intercultural, and organizational communication; and focuses on the impact of new media and technology on social practices within all of these contexts. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to the Department’s strengths in new media, and communication and technology. The Department has a distinctive commitment to public engagement, and awards BA degrees in Communication and in Journalism; and MA, and PhD degrees in Communication.

Assistant or Associate Professor (P15-39665): Candidates will be expected to conduct original research and teach courses in political communication, civic engagement, and/or e-government. Senior scholars should possess an established record of productive research and a record of excellence in teaching; junior scholars should demonstrate the potential for productive research and some evidence of teaching effectiveness. Review of applications will begin September 30, 2015.

Assistant Professor (P15-39666): Candidates will be expected to conduct original research and teach courses in strategic communication (broadly defined) that intersect with one or more of the Department’s current areas of emphasis. Possible areas of concentration include public relations, risk communication, and/or crisis communication. It is anticipated that courses taught will be cross-listed in the Department’s communication studies and journalism programs. The Journalism Program has strengths in investigative and public affairs reporting, ethics, digital media, and literary journalism.  Review of applications will begin October 7, 2015.

All applicants should demonstrate the potential for productive research and some evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also share a commitment to the University’s strategic values for engaged learning and societal responsibility, and to its goals for increasing levels of external funding.

All applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with and instruct a culturally diverse population. A doctoral degree is required. Degrees should be granted by a university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The appointments will begin in Fall 2016.

CFP Different Games Conference (New York)

Different Games, the first conference on inclusivity and diversity in games, invites participants for its 2015 edition at NYU’s Polytechnic School of Engineering, located in Brooklyn, NY, on Friday April 3 and Saturday April 4.

After a hugely successful 2nd year that welcomed 40 some speakers, dozens of original games and more than 300 attendees, Different Games is back for a third edition and we can’t wait to come together again this April!

Critical voices from across the games community— including designers, activists, researchers, journalists and others— are invited to present new and recent work as part of our two day program.

Submissions are invited before Feb 1, 2015 in three categories (though we welcome other ideas):

Arcade: Designers interested in showcasing their game in the Different Games arcade should submit a brief overview of their game (no more than 500 words) that includes their design vision and concept of the game. In addition, please submit the cover art and two screenshots of gameplay. We welcome pieces that will be in (beta) or playtesting phase as well as those further along in the development process.

Paper Presentations and Talks: We invite academics and creative minds alike to share recent work (written or otherwise) as speakers on our conference panels. We encourage participants from every field to submit writing or talks exploring topics pertaining to diversity and inclusion. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to: post mortems, design methodology, reflections on playtesting, analysis/commentary on games content (theme, gender, sexuality, etc.), game reception, and game culture/communities.

Breakout or Workshop Sessions: We invite topic specific or exploratory discussions on challenges and solutions for promoting diversity and inclusion in the broader game community/communities and other pertinent subjects. Hands-on workshop sessions geared towards learning design and development skills are also invited. Your proposal should include an explanation of any equipment participants will need for your workshop. If your session will be facilitated collaboratively, please include bios and links for all co-facilitators.

Visit our website for more info or to submit. Send questions to DifferentGamesConference@gmail.com.

SUNY Oswego job ad in strategic communication

Assistant or Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator in Strategic Communication at SUNY Oswego

The Department of Communication Studies at the State University of New York at Oswego is searching for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator in Strategic Communication. The appointed candidate will play a principal role in developing a new graduate curriculum in Strategic Communication, while also teaching advanced undergraduate courses. The candidate should specify in her/his application the areas of teaching specialty including but not limited to the following: strategic use of new media, organizational communication, and health communication. Specialties in communication strategies in the global environment, workplace diversity, and leadership are a plus. Successful candidates for this position will also demonstrate a commitment to sustaining a program of original research and publication. Additional responsibilities will include academic advising, student mentoring, and participation in service activities. The successful applicant will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, a commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues. Review of applications will begin immediately.

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UNAOC summer school 2013

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is collaborating with Education First (EF) in the context of the first UNAOC-EF Summer School, which will take place in Tarrytown, NY, USA, from 24 to 31 of August 2013.

This UNAOC-EF Summer School will bring together 100 youth from all over the world for a week of discussions on pressing global challenges within the context of cultural and religious diversity. Several skills-building workshops will be offered with a view to strengthen participants’ ability on topics such as peace-building, human rights, advocacy, social entrepreneurship, etc.

This year marks the fourth UNAOC Summer School. Youth (between 18 and 35) who are interested in attending this year’s summer school can apply on or before 31 May 2013.

Selected participants will be provided with flight, accommodation, meals and full event access.

Note: The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and Education First (EF) expect to officially launch UNAOC-EF Summer School in Spring 2013. However, UNAOC and EF reserve the right to not select any applicants, or to cancel the Summer School for any reason. UNAOC and EF accept no liability for cancelling the Summer School or for anyone’s failure to receive actual notification of cancellation.

405 Lexington Ave 5th Floor (UNAOC) | New York, NY 10174 US

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Ithaca Coll diversity fellowships

The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowships for 2013-14. The fellowships support promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities.

Applications are welcome in the following areas: Art History, Communication Studies, English,  Economics and Modern Languages and Literatures. The School of Humanities and Sciences houses additional interdisciplinary minors that may be of interest to candidates: African Diaspora Studies, Latina/o Studies, Jewish Studies, Latin American Studies, Asian American Studies, Muslim Cultures, Native American Studies and Women’s Studies.  Fellows who successfully obtain the Ph.D. and show an exemplary record of teaching and scholarship and engagement in academic service throughout their fellowship, may be considered as candidates for tenure-eligible appointments anticipated to begin in the fall of 2014.

Position Responsibilities and Terms of Fellowship: Fellowships are for the academic year (August 16, 2013 to May 31, 2014) and are non-renewable. The fellow will receive a $30,000 stipend, $3,000 in travel/professional development support, office space, health benefits and access to Ithaca College and Cornell University libraries. The fellow will teach one course in the fall semester and one course in the spring semester and be invited to speak about her/his dissertation research in relevant classes and at special events at Ithaca College.  Enrollment in an accredited program leading to a Ph.D. degree at a U.S. educational institution, evidence of superior academic achievement and commitment to a career in teaching at the college or university level is required. Candidates must also be authorized to work in the United States.  Prior to August 15, 2013, the fellow must be advanced to candidacy at his or her home institution with an approved dissertation proposal. Preference will be given to those candidates in the last year of dissertation writing.

Position/Job Qualifications:  Successful candidates will show evidence of superior academic achievement, a high degree of promise for continued achievement as scholars and teachers and a capacity to respond in pedagogically productive ways to the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Candidates should demonstrate sustained personal engagement with communities that are underrepresented in the academy and an ability to bring this asset to learning, teaching and scholarship at the college and university level.  Using the diversity of human experience as an educational resource in teaching and scholarship is expected.

Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 7,000 students, combines the best of education in the liberal arts and sciences with training in the professions. Our strategic plan, called IC 20/20, positions us to offer a truly distinct integrative learning experience that allows us to graduate students who are ready for today’s personal, professional and global challenges. We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history.

Ithaca College continually strives to build an inclusive and welcoming community of individuals, with diverse talents and skills from a multitude of backgrounds, who are committed to civility, mutual respect, social justice, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Nestled in the heart of New York State’s scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the top 10 places to live in the U.S.

Instructions for submitting your application: Interested individuals should apply online and submit a C.V./Resume, a cover letter, a sample syllabus related to the program area you are interested in, a list of references and a transcript. Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607)274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until Jan. 15, 2013.

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Baruch College job ad

Position Announcement: Two Assistant Professors, Department of Communication Studies
Baruch College, City University of New York

The Department of Communication Studies at Baruch College is seeking applicants for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Communication Studies to begin Fall 2013. The successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and college service. Candidates should be equipped to teach and advise in existing undergraduate and graduate programs in the department, and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: organizational communication, social media, global or international communication, public relations, or critical/ cultural media studies. Candidates may have expertise in social scientific, critical or rhetorical approaches. Successful candidates also should be equipped to collaborate in the development of a planned new communication studies major.

Baruch College, located in midtown Manhattan, is a senior college of the City University of New York and is recognized as among the most diverse colleges in the nation. The Department of Communication Studies offers a B.A. degree in Business Communication, an M.A. in Corporate Communication, and a minor in Communication Studies; a B.A. in Communication Studies is planned. The Department serves several hundred undergraduate majors and minors, 70 graduate students, and 2000 undergraduate students in the basic course. Subfields represented include argumentation, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, media studies, organizational communication, and public relations. For more information, please see http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/wsas/academics/communication/index.htm

Applicants should send a CV, three letters of reference, evidence of teaching excellence, and representative publications:
Professor Jana O’Keefe Bazzoni
Chair, Department of Communication Studies
Baruch College
Box B 8-240
1 Bernard Baruch Way
New York, NY 10010

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

Baruch College is an AA/EO/IRCA/ADA employer.

Baruch College job ad

The Department of Communication Studies at Baruch College is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Communication Studies to begin Fall 2012. We seek a communication studies generalist with a research background in the social sciences or humanities and with the ability to contribute to the development of a planned new communication studies major in the department. Candidates should be equipped to teach existing undergraduate and graduate courses in the department, and have expertise in one or more of the following areas: business communication, communication theory, digital media, diversity studies, group communication, international communication, media analysis, public address, and rhetorical criticism.

Baruch College, located in midtown Manhattan, is a senior college of the City University of New York and is recognized as among the most diverse colleges in the nation. The Department of Communication Studies offers a B.A. degree in Business Communication, an M.A. in Corporate Communication, and a minor in Communication Studies; a B.A. in Communication Studies is planned. The Department serves several hundred undergraduate majors and minors, 70 graduate students, and 2000 undergraduate students in the basic course. Subfields represented include argumentation, intercultural communication, interpersonal communication, media studies, organizational communication, and public relations. For information about the Department of Communication Studies, please see http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/wsas/academics/communication/index.htm

To apply, please visit http://www.cuny.edu/employment/jobsearch.html and follow the instructions under “How to Apply Online.”

Walls and bridges

Walls and Bridges: Translatlantic Insights
“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”
Isaac Newton

Over the course of three 10-day series, in the winter, spring and fall of 2011 in New York City, Walls and Bridges—a program curated by the Villa Gillet (director: Guy Walter) and presented by the Conseil de la Création artistique (general representative: Marin Karmitz)—will present nearly 50 cultural events, combining about 100 speakers and artists, 30 partners and over 20 venues, ranging from the New York Public Library, Joe’s Pub and the Brooklyn Flea to bookstores, universities and various galleries.

• Season 1 : From Thursday, January 27th to Friday, February 4th 2011
• Season 2 : From Tuesday, April 12th to Thursday, April 21st 2011
• Season 3 : From Thursday, October 20th to Sunday, October 30th 2011

Speakers and Artists
Great thinkers from France and across Europe paired with the most important American writers, thinkers and performers.
Friday, January 28
Art/Truth/Lies: The Perils and Pleasures of Deception
1:00pm | Round-table
D. Graham Burnett, Pierre Cassou-Noguès, Jean-Pierre Dupuy, Carrie Lambert-Beatty, Glenn D. Lowry
The New York Public Library – Celeste Bartos Forum
The Magical Side of Celebrity
6:00pm | Round-table
Cécile Guilbert, Laura Kipnis, Wayne Koestenbaum
The New York Public Library – Celeste Bartos Forum
Three Faiths in the Form of a Fugue
8:00pm | Performance / discussion
Salman Ahmad, Reza Aslan, Ala Ebtekar, Dan Fishback, Dan Fishback, Dan Fishback, Fabrice Hadjadj, Alicia Jo Rabins, Shirin Neshat, Damien Poisblaud
The New York Public Library – Celeste Bartos Forum
Saturday, January 29
The End of Privacy: The State and Surveillance
2:30pm | Round-table
Didier Bigo
, Mireille Delmas-Marty, Jeffrey Rosen
The New York Public Library – Celeste Bartos Forum
The New Faces of the Enemy

5:00pm | Round-table
Scott Atran
, Grégoire Chamayou, Ariel Colonomos, Philip Gourevitch
The New York Public Library – Celeste Bartos Forum
And the Pursuit of Happiness

7:30pm | Round-table
Barbara Cassin
, Daniel Handler, Maira Kalman, Sophie Wahnich
The New York Public Library – Celeste Bartos Forum
Sunday, January 30th

From Fiction to Philosophy
1:00pm | Discussion
Pierre Cassou-Noguès, Rick Moody, Avital Ronell, Benjamen Walker
Greenlight Bookstore
Fair for Knowledge: Hair
2:00pm | Fair
Laurel Braitman
, Barbara Cassin, Cécile Guilbert, Justin E. H. Smith, John Strausbaugh, Sophie Wahnich
The Brooklyn Flea
Monday, January 31st

Picturing the Self: A Philosopher Discusses a Photographer’s Work

6:30pm | Discussion
Pierre Cassou-Noguès
, Jen Davis
Aperture Gallery
Going Public: Embodying a Persona

9:00pm | Reading and performance
Cécile Guilbert
, Cynthia Hopkins, Sarah Jones
Joe’s Pub
Tuesday, February 1st

Hunter VS. Hunted: A Philosopher Discusses Short Media Pieces

7:00pm | Screening and discussion
Grégoire Chamayou
, Jamie Hook, Katie Salen
UnionDocs
Wednesday, February 2nd

Catastrophe Practice (1/3)

7:00pm | Round-table
Jean-Pierre Dupuy
, Jonathan Lear, Michel Lussault, Josh Neufeld
The New School – John Tishman Auditorium
Thursday, February 3rd

Starting From Here: Every Place Tells a Story

7:30pm | Discussion
Reif Larsen
, Michel Lussault, Peter Turchi, Philippe Vasset
French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) – Le Skyroom
Friday, February 4th

The Shapes of Space – The Shears of Time: Why Does Philosophy Need Art to Become Truly Experimental?

6:30pm | Round-table
Brody Condon
, Elie During, Patrice Maniglier, McKenzie Wark
The New School – Theresa Lang Center