Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Film and Creative Industries
Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.
Applications are now invited for the following post:
Centre for Film and Creative Industries
(Post Ref.: 20/201/W)
Centre for Film and Creative Industries (CFCI) is a research centre housed in the Department of Visual Studies at Lingnan University. Formerly known as Centre for Cinema Studies (CCS), the Centre was renamed as CFCI in 2020 to signal its commitment to enhancing research and teaching in the media industries and to advance the University’s strategic initiative in creative arts and media.
The new Centre now invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to assist the Director in advancing its goals.
The appointee’s job duties include publishing articles in venues of international standing, applying for external grants, and assisting in developing and teaching a taught MA curriculum in creative and media industries.
Applicants should have a strong PhD in media/creative industry or cultural policy studies. Applicants must be up to date in the literature of these areas, including production cultures. We seek research strengths along institutional, labour, finance or technological lines. Familiarity with regional mediascapes is essential. Knowledge of contemporary Hong Kong policy initiatives in creative and film industries will be an advantage.
Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. The appointee should demonstrate commitment to teaching and research excellence. Applicants are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching.
The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. Appointment will normally be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years.
Applicants are invited to send a full CV, a research statement and sample writings, together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format) by 15 November 2020. Applicants should provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Please specify the post you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit a sample syllabus in relevant areas prior to the job interview. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site: http://www.LN.edu.hk. Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk.
Review of applications will start from mid-October 2020 and will continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.