UIC now invites candidates for this position which is expected
to be filled in February 2022:
Programme Director of Animation and Interactive Media
Programme (Ref: DCC210901)
About the ProgrammeThe Animation and
Interactive Media (AIM) Programme nurtures a new
generation of graduates with a global vision, professional
practices, production and research skills for the robust
development of the media and creative industries in the Greater
China Region and overseas. Students develop theoretical and
practical expertise in interactive media and animation in a
student-focused educational environment equipped with modern
facilities and the most up-to-date technology.
The Division of Culture and Creativity at United
International College (UIC) offers the Animation and
Interactive Media Programme with a comprehensive, transformative
and multidisciplinary approach to the studies of culture, media,
and design. United International College, situated in Zhuhai and
jointly founded by Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist
University (HKBU), is the first full-scale cooperation in higher
education between the Mainland and Hong Kong.
Candidates with a Ph.D. in Animation and Interactive Media or a
related discipline are expected to be committed to excellence in
undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research. Specifically,
the candidates should engage in quality research relevant to the
Programme and Division and with artistic, educational and
industrial organizations in the Greater China Region and worldwide.
Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake
independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including
publications in high-quality international-refereed journals.
In addition to teaching and research, the candidate should be
qualified and experienced in teaching courses in Interactive Media,
3D Modelling and Animation, Multimedia Storytelling, among other
related subjects. Administrative experience in a higher education
setting is required since the candidate is expected to:
1. Be responsible to the Dean and the Board of the Division
concerned for the functioning, operation, teaching, research and
development of the Programme;
2. Liaise and build up close links with the Dean of the Division,
staff and students of the Programme(s);
3. Act as the Chairperson of the Program Management Committee and
to be expected to carry out duties approved by UIC senior
4. Assist the Dean with pedagogic, evaluative and supervisor
responsibilities on staff assessment, teaching evaluation and leave
Proficiency in English is required. English is the medium of
instruction in the Animation and Interactive Media Programme.
Academic rank will be determined in accordance with the successful
candidate’s experience and research accomplishments.
To receive full consideration, candidates need to submit:
1. a cover letter,
2. CV (specifying the courses taught post-secondary
3. research statement and/or portfolio of creative works,
4. three letters of reference,
5. a record of teaching quality.
Appointment to this position 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, leave and social 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/476.
*If you failed to submit your application online, please send
your application by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications
should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application
Form" which can be downloaded from https://hro.uic.edu.cn/Job_Opportunities_/Application_Procedure.htm.
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.