Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies
UIC now invites candidate for this position which is expected to be filled in February 2021:
Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies (Ref:DHSS201007)
The programme of Media and Communication Studies (MCOM) at UIC invites applications from student-centered scholars broadly trained in one or more of the following academic fields: 1) Political-economy; 2) Digital Media; and 3) Media Literacy. We welcome candidates with relevant work experience and research interests in digital publishing and multimedia production. There are opportunities to develop innovative pedagogy and collaborative research.
Please include a cover letter along with your CV explaining your rationale for coming to UIC, how you meet above requirements, and how you can contribute to our research and teaching environment. Review of Applications will start on Jan 15, 2021. To ensure you receive full consideration please send in the application before then.
All applicants should hold a PhD degree in Media and Communications with a commensurable research profile focusing on media studies. Other requirements include a firm commitment to teaching and tutoring students as well as engaging in theory-based qualitative or quantitative research. Teaching responsibilities of 2-3 courses per semester may include courses related to media theory, media literacy, digital media, and others of the applicant’s own interests. Research experience in political economy of media, media literacy, and digital/new media-related areas will be an added asset. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake original research leading to high-quality outcomes.
Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance (applicable to Assistant Professor and above), leave and medical insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.
*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.cn/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/128.
*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from http://web.uic.edu.cn/en/hr/job-opportunities/application-procedure. Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.
The College reserves the right not to fill this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.