Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies (Ref: DHSS200821)
BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) is located in Zhuhai, one of the most environmental-friendly cities in China, with Hong Kong to the east and Macao to the south. UIC, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, fluent in both English and Chinese, with knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large. UIC offers undergraduate courses with English as the medium of instruction from four academic Divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Culture & Creativity. UIC established the Graduate School in 2017 and started to offer Postgraduate Programmes, including Taught Master's Programmes in addition to Research Postgraduate Programmes that lead to MPhil or PhD degrees.
UIC now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled in February/September 2021:
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies (Ref: DHSS200821)
The programme of Media and Communication Studies (MCOM) at UIC invites applications from student-centered scholars broadly trained in one or more of the following academic fields: 1) political-economy; 2) digital media; and 3) media literacy. We welcome candidates with relevant work experience and research interests in digital publishing and multimedia production. There are opportunities to develop innovative pedagogy and collaborative research.
All applicants should hold a PhD degree in Media and Communications with a commensurable research profile focusing on media studies. Other requirements include a firm commitment to teaching and tutoring students as well as engaging in theory-based qualitative or quantitative research. Teaching responsibilities of 2-3 courses per semester may include courses related to media theory, media literacy, digital media, and others of the applicant’s own interests. Research experience in political economy of media, media literacy, and digital/new media-related areas will be an added asset. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake original research leading to high-quality outcomes.
Appointment to these positions will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance (applicable to Assistant Professor and above), leave and medical insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.
*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.cn/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/128.
*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to email@example.com. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from http://web.uic.edu.cn/en/hr/job-opportunities/application-procedure. Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.
The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.
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