Department of Media and Communication Center for Communication Research

Current Openings

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Communication [Ref. B/466/09]

The Department of Media and Communication invites applications/nominations for faculty appointment at the rank of Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor beginning in August 2022. Specialization sought is open, with preferred areas including Mass Communication, Digital and Social Media, Visual Communication, Broadcast Journalism, and Marketing and Strategic Communication.

The appointees will work in one of the areas described above; 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.

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, 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, or from the Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email :

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website:  Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email:  Applications and nominations received by 15 September 2021 will receive full consideration.  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.