The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Applications are invited for:-
School of Journalism and Communication
Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant
The School of Journalism and Communication is seeking an early
career or established social scientist engaged in the study of
human communication processes related to digital media and
technologies. Research areas can include but are not limited to the
following: computational social science, human-computer
interaction, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and social
and mobile media.
The appointee will (a) teach and manage courses related to social
media analytics, human-machine communication, data science, and/or
digital experiment design etc.; (b) supervise students' research;
(c) conduct research and develop projects on digital media research
in the context of Greater China or in a comparative perspective;
and (d) contribute to administration and curriculum development of
the School’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes.
Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a
related field;(ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and
research; and (iii) demonstrated research potential and a cohesive
research agenda in one or more of the areas above. Applicants for
Associate Professorship should also have an established record of
teaching and research in one or more of the areas.
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three
years initially commencing August 2022, which, subject to mutual
agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications will
be offered. The comprehensive benefit package provided by the
University includes generous research leave, annual leave, medical
care, retirement scheme contributions, contract-end gratuity and
About the School of Journalism and Communication
The School of Journalism and Communication has a strong focus on
research and provides its members with solid support to conduct
research work. Faculty members are productive and committed
researchers as well as devoted educators. A significant number of
them are leading scholars in their own fields, including two
elected Fellows of the International Communication Association.
Faculty publications in recent years include monographs by such
publishers as Oxford University Press and MIT Press as well as
articles in top journals in the field, including Journal of
Communication, Communication Research, Cultural Studies, and Media,
Culture & Society, among others. Faculty members also serve on
the editorial boards of numerous leading journals. According to the
QS World University Ranking by Subject in 2021, the School is
ranked #11 globally in media and communication studies. The School
has a strong tradition of upholding freedom of the press, of
expression, and of academic research.
The School offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and
postgraduate programmes (Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master
of Social Science, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy)
with over 800 current students and 7,000 alumni.
Applicants can learn more about the School at:
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The University only accepts and considers applications submitted
online for the post above. For more information and to apply
online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.