Open rank, full-time, faculty positions in new media production and advertising

Location
Taiwan
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 31, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Entertainment Management in the International College and the International Program on Communication Production (IPCP) in the College of Communication of Design at I-Shou University in Taiwan, ROC, invites applicants for multiple open-rank, full-time, faculty positions.

Two vacancies in TV/video/commercial film-related field, and new media for The International Program on Communication Production; Advertising, Public Relations, Big Data in Marketing and Social Media for the Department of Entertainment Management at open rank, full-time, faculty positions.

Both positions begin on February 1, 2021.

I-shou University is one of the most prominent private universities in Taiwan.  Currently, it has 17,000 students in nine colleges, ranging from science and engineering to communication, design, and medicine. The University, located in Kaohsiung City, the second-largest city in Taiwan, and a maritime city with sunny weather year-round, offers rich cultural and industrial environments to both visitors and residents.

 

Visit I-shou University website: http://www.isu.edu.tw/en1/index.htm

 

For the position in the Department of Entertainment Management in the International College, the appointments will begin on February 1, 2021. Prospective candidates should hold a doctoral degree and demonstrate strong research/professional credentials with a firm commitment to quality undergraduate education.

Specific fields of expertise with respect to the Department of recruitment include but are not limited to the following:

 

The ideal candidate should have professional and academic experience in some combination of the following areas: public relations, digital advertising and promotions, interactive and social media promotions, digital communication strategies and tactics, and related aspects of integrated marketing communication. Candidates will be able to teach courses in Advertising, Public Relations, Social Media, Organizational Communication, and Big-data Marketing and have an interest in developing other courses in emerging media and have a commitment to the pedagogy of diverse communities and approaches. Familiarity with design software such as Adobe® Creative Cloud® and/or related software is a plus.  

Full-time faculty are expected to serve on university committees, advise students, and participate in departmental administration and curriculum development. Mostly, the candidate will bring vision and commitment to building a student experience linked to the growing job markets within which our students will work after graduation.

 

Preferred Qualifications

-       Ph.D. required in Communication or related field with professional experience. An ABD would be considered. Video and digital media experience preferred. Rank is commensurate with experience.

-       A Terminal degree in Strategic Communication is required and would mostly prefer big data in marketing and application, or digital media experience.

-       An applicant should have prior classroom experience and a strong record of professional achievement.

-       History of publications in academic or trade journals.

-       Professional experience (video, promotion, advertising, social media, etc.)

-       Established research and/or professional content. 

-       Hands-on experience and knowledge in advertisement campaign, production, and Big-data in marketing application, and/or public relationship practices is a must. 

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS

      1. Cover letter: indicate the department and rank of position you apply for

      2. Complete curriculum vitae, including a publication list:-

         - Prepare the CV in a chronicle style with the most recent experience first

         - Duration of work tracks should be specific to month, e.g., January 2016~March 2020

         - For indexed publications, indicate the indexer (e.g., SSCI) at the end of each associated citation 

  • Ph.D. dissertation abstract along with the approval page signed by the Committee
  • 1~2 representative published papers, if any
  • A research/teaching statement/teaching philosophy
  • Sample syllabi of the courses you intend to offer
  • Other supporting documents
  • Submissions will not be processed if the required documents have not been available at the time of submission. Applicants are held liable for any disadvantages caused by false entries and errors on the submitted documents.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE

    Send the above application materials by email to Dr. Shih-jaey Tseng, Chair of International College New Faculty Search Committee at isuic@isu.edu.tw

    Address your cover letter directly in the main body of the email and provide the remaining items in PDF as attachments to the email. A committee will review the application upon receiving a complete set of materials specified above. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis until the positions are filled. Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview. Qualified applicants will be notified individually by the end of October, 2020 and will be requested to provide two letters of recommendation.

    NOTE: Teaching responsibility is a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester. Overload is compensated. Successful candidates will be expected to teach fundamental and advanced courses at the undergraduate level in English. Faculty members may be invited to teach courses of International MBA, a program offered by the College of Management. Compensation includes a competitive salary, healthcare insurance, housing subsidy, and annual round-trip air tickets for home visiting, as well as other benefits. The healthcare insurance in Taiwan is one of the best in the world. All full-time faculty and immediate family members are eligible for the insurance.

    Please send the application materials by email to Dr. Shih-jaey Tseng, Chair of International College New Faculty Search Committee at isuic@isu.edu.tw

    For more details on the position and the Program, please visit the website: http://www.em.isu.edu.tw

     

     

    The faculty position in the International Program on Communication Production

    For the position in The International Program on Communication Production (IPCP) in the College of Communication of Design, prospective candidates with a Master of Fine Arts, and/or a Doctoral degree (most desired), in a related field, with teaching experience and evidence of related accomplishments are required.

    Prospective candidates should demonstrate strong professional credentials and have an interest in developing other courses in emerging media that intersect commercial film, short films, and video/production. Candidates should be committed to the pedagogy of diverse artistic communities and approaches. Candidates also need to demonstrate the ability of teaching in a full-English environment. 

    Hands-on experience and knowledge in Adobe® Premiere, and/or related film editing software practice is a must. Familiarity with design software such as Adobe® Creative Cloud® and/or related software is a plus. 

    The faculty position in the International Program on Communication Production include:

    • Televisual/Video production; emphasis on global digitalization. Media practices are particularly welcome.
    • Commercial Film Production
    • Communication content design/PR
    • Narrative, interactive app design (digital/ social media)
    • Digital cinematography and emergent media

    Hands-on experience and knowledge in Adobe® Premiere, and/or related film editing software practice is a must.

    Please send application materials, listed as bellowed, by email to Dr. Shih-jaey Tseng, Chairperson of the International Program on Communication Production New Faculty Search Committee at ipcppa@isu.edu.tw

     

    APPLICATION MATERIALS

    1. Cover letter: indicate the intention and rank of position. Provide a research/teaching statement (teaching philosophy)
    2. Complete curriculum vitae, including a publication and/or exhibition list. Prepare the CV in a chronicle style with the most recent experience first.
    3. Names and contact information for at least 2 references (minimum).
    4. Copy of MFA thesis or Ph.D. dissertation abstract along with the approval page signed by the Committee
    5. Two sample syllabi of the courses you intend to offer with explanations about their originality and connection with the focus of the college.
    6. Other supporting documents, such as proof of Mandarin/English teaching, or certifications that might be a plus.

     

    Submissions will not be processed if the required documents have not been

    available at the time of submission. Applicants are held liable for any disadvantages caused by false entries and errors on the submitted documents. The appointments will begin on February 1, 2021, or until filled.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please apply by October 31, 2020.

    NOTE: Teaching responsibility is a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester. Overload is compensated. Successful candidates will be expected to teach fundamental and advanced courses at the undergraduate level in English. Compensation includes a competitive salary, healthcare insurance, housing subsidy, and annual round-trip air tickets for home visiting, as well as other benefits. The healthcare insurance in Taiwan is one of the best in the world. All full-time faculty and immediate family members are eligible for the insurance.

    Please send application materials by email to Dr. Shih-jaey Tseng, Chairperson of the International Program on Communication Production New Faculty Search Committee at ipcppa@isu.edu.tw

    For more details on the position and the Program, please visit the website: http://www.ipcp.isu.edu.tw