City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.
As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.
The University has nine Colleges / Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.
The Department of Media and Communication invites applications and nominations for faculty appointments beginning in Fall 2019.
Specialization sought is open, with preferred areas including Mass Communication, Digital Journalism, Digital and Social Media, and Graphic / Visual Communication.
Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts :
The appointees will work in one of the areas described above; and are expected to conduct quality research, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.
A PhD in Communication or a closely related field from a globally accredited institution. Candidates for Chair Professor / Professor should command a superb record of scholarly achievements and exert leadership in the field of media and communication .
Candidates for Associate Professor should have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research, a strong record in research grant coordination and / or academic management expertise.
Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a solid record of, or evidence of high promise for, scholarly achievements in both teaching and research.
Preference will be given to those who are willing to teach skills-oriented courses; and possess teaching or practical experience / expertise in Multimedia / Data Journalism, Visual / Video Production, Graphic Design, Digital Media Planning, Social Media Management, Mobile Communication or Game Studies.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).
Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.