CFP Middle East Dialogue 2018 (USA)

ConferencesThe Policy Studies Organization (PSO) and The Digest of Middle East Studies (DOMES) are pleased to announce the Middle East Dialogue 2018. Friday, March 2, 2018. The historic Whittemore House, Washington DC 20036.

The Middle East Dialogue (MED) has established an international reputation as a focal point for new research, and a forum for the exchange of opinions and different views about issues of social, political, and economic reforms.  In addition, discussions go on concerning women’s rights and roles in the new Middle East, and ethnic and religious tolerance.

Proposals are sought from individuals or groups on topics relating to the areas mentioned above. Proposals can be configured variously as twenty-minute individual presentations, or round table discussions on particular topics. Proposals are encouraged to explore present, past and futuristic approaches to these issues and “what if” scenarios, as well as conflict resolution, and problem-solving solutions. Visit the main site to see lists of presenters, proposals, and videos from previous years. Papers presented at the MED will have the opportunity to be published.

Proposals submitted by or before the early deadline of November 15, 2017 will be given priority.

Linguistic Society of America Summer Internship

The LSA is seeking applications for the position of student intern at its national office in Washington, DC for the summer 2017 semester (June – August).

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the field of linguistics, the professional needs of LSA members, and the LSA’s broader agenda to advance the scientific study of language. This internship also provides exposure to the workings of a small non-profit organization based in the nation’s capital. Interns will gain experience with writing, research, database management, social science policy, and a variety of administrative tasks.

The position is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in programs leading to a degree in linguistics or a related field. Funding is available to support one part-time position @ 32 hours per week (stipend = $5000). In order to receive a stipend, applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals with the appropriate work visa.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three academic/professional references via e-mail, subject line: “LSA Internship Application.” Cover letters and other materials may be addressed to Alyson Reed. The deadline for full consideration is April 17, 2017.

George Washington U job ad

Associate or Assistant Professor in Communication (tenured or tenure-track)
The George Washington University

The Communication Program, within the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication, invites applications for a tenured or a tenure-track position as an Associate or Assistant Professor of Communication to begin in August 2013.  The Communication Program offers a selective admission undergraduate major and two undergraduate minors.  Salary, benefits, and startup funds are highly competitive.

Basic Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Communication, with research and teaching interests in Organizational or Intercultural Communication.  Candidates must complete all doctoral degree requirements by August 15, 2013.  Applicants also should have a strong background in research methods, including quantitative approaches, and experience with or interest in teaching core courses such as Communication Theory, Research Methods, and Senior Seminar (requiring a thesis).  Finally, applicants must have a record of research as demonstrated by publications or works in progress.  Rank is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin September 15, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.  To apply, complete the online faculty application and upload curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and qualifications, selected reprints, and teaching evaluations summary.  In addition, candidates may be asked to submit three (3) letters of recommendation, which can be sent to:

Communication Faculty Search Committee
The George Washington University
600 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC  20052

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Univ Maryland, Visiting Position

Visiting Position in Intercultural Communication
Department of Communication
University of Maryland, College Park

The Department of Communication at the University of Maryland invites applications for a one year position in intercultural communication, rank open. The starting date for this position is August 15, 2011.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in intercultural communication. Interest in another research area such as interpersonal communication, organizational communication, persuasion and social influence, health communication, or public relations is desirable.  Ability to teach communication theory and research methods is required. Teaching experience at the university level is highly desirable.

The Department of Communication offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees.  Its program in intercultural communication was ranked 5th in the 2004 National Communication Association’s reputational study of doctoral programs.

The University of Maryland is located within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, one of the world’s most ethnically diverse and internationally significant cities.  Applicants interested in the area’s research resources, including the National Archives, Smithsonian Institution, research libraries, and federal and local funding agencies are especially encouraged to apply.

For best consideration, candidates should submit a complete application by May 15, 2011. The application should include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and three names of references.  Applications should be e-mailed to:

Elizabeth L. Toth, Ph.D.
eltoth@umd.edu
Visiting Position Search Chair
Department of Communication
University of Maryland
2130 Skinner Building
College Park, Maryland   20742-7635

Information about the Department of Communication is available on the departmental website.  The University of Maryland is an Equal Opportunity employer.  Women, members of minority groups, and disabled individuals are especially encouraged to apply.

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