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Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Communication [Ref. B/361/09]

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 for faculty appointment at the rank of Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor beginning in January 2021.  Specialization sought is open, with preferred areas including Mass Communication, Digital and Social Media, Visual Communication, and Marketing and Strategic Communication.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

Duties

The appointees will work in one of the areas described below; and are expected to conduct quality research, seek external funding, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.

Requirements

A PhD in Communication or a closely related field from a globally accredited institution.  The appointees for Chair Professor/Professor should command a superb record of scholarly achievements and exert leadership in the field of media and communication.  The appointees for Associate Professor should have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research, a strong record in research grant and/or academic management expertise.  The appointees for Assistant Professor should have a solid record of, or evidence of high promise for, scholarly achievements in both teaching and research.

The appointees are expected to work well with colleagues.  Preference will be given to those who are willing to teach skills-oriented courses; and possess industrial experience or particular expertise in Journalism, TV Production, Graphic Design, Digital Media Planning, Data Analytics, Marketing and Strategic Communication, or Social Media Management.

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.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : com@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Your curriculum vitae should include the following:

  • Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Chronological Employment History
  • Teaching Record
  • Research/Applied Work Achievements
  • Publication List
  • Community and Professional Service
  • Three to five copies of most recent papers or papers that contain most significant work (preferred)


Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: com@cityu.edu.hk).  Applications and nominations received by 31 May 2020 will receive full consideration and will continue to be reviewed after that date until the positions are filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 52nd, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2020); 1st in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

 

 

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