Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies
UIC now invites candidate for this position which is expected to be filled in September 2020:
Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies (Ref:DHSS191006)
The new programme of Media and Communication Studies (MCOM) at UIC invites applications from student-centered teacher/scholars broadly trained in one of the following academic fields: 1) media history; 2) cultural anthropology; and 3) critical sociology. Applicants with interests in developing graduate level courses in critical media & cultural studies are especially encouraged to apply. As our programme strives to provide a solid academic foundation as well as hands-on technical skills in media production, the positions also welcome candidates with working experiences/research interests in digital publishing and/or documentary filmmaking to develop new courses for our students in the future. The ability and willingness to teach other courses in the programme, particularly in the core curriculum, is expected.
All applicants should hold a PhD degree in media and communications, history, sociology, or anthropology with a commensurable research profile cutting across the above listed areas of media studies. Other requirements include a firm commitment to teaching and tutoring students as well as engaging in theory-based qualitative research. Teaching responsibilities of 3 courses per semester may include “Qualitative research method,” “Media and Society,” and another of the applicant’s own interests. Research experiences in ethnographic fieldwork or archival research will be an added asset. Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including publications in high quality international-refereed journals.
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.hk/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.hk/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.
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