City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research. We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas. Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:
Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship. Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.
Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:
Being the first such institution in the region, the School was founded to nurture a new generation of interdisciplinary artists and creative media professionals, and to develop new ideas and technologies for the creative industries in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and abroad. Now over two decades later, it continues to espouse and advance these aims as the clear leader in its field.
Students are trained across disciplines spanning computer science, visual arts and design, creative writing, cultural studies and digital technology. The School bridges the boundaries between art and science as well as integrating traditional and new media. It values applied creativity, cultural awareness, and critical thinking as much as business sense and entrepreneurial success.
Its internationally recruited faculty members are amongst the foremost artists and researchers in the field, and they have brought a global perspective and forged many institutional partnerships for the School. Graduates have consistently demonstrated high employability, with over 90% now working as independent artists and professionals in the creative industries, film, television, advertising, publishing, gaming, media production and post-production. Many have won prestigious international and local awards for creative and technical innovation.
The School offers teaching loads commensurate with the requirements of a research university, start-up research grants, and ample opportunities for professional development.
The appointee is expected to make significant contribution to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and advise postgraduate research students; play an active role in curriculum development, management and design; maintain an active research profile; actively seek external grants and contracts to support research endeavors; provide service to the School and University governance; and contribute to professional engagement, networking, and outreach activities that enhance the academic and professional standing of the School.
A PhD in related disciplines, with substantial professional experience. The appointee is expected to be knowledgeable about traditional cinema, and is keen to build a film cluster based around expanded cinema and new media. S/he should be experienced in short and micro film formats and is comfortable with both mainstream and experimental film-making. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in VR/AR, 180 and 360, drone photography, and other related areas.
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.
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : firstname.lastname@example.org).
To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/, and include the following documents:
City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. 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 #53 (QS 2022), and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE 2020); #1 in Automation & Control/Electrical & Electronic Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering/Nanoscience & Nanotechnology/Telecommunication Engineering in Hong Kong (GRAS 2021); and #39 Business School in the World and #4 in Asia (UT Dallas 2016 to 2020)