Teaching Position/Programme Director of Animation and Interactive Media Programme (Ref: DCC210414)
UIC now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled in September 2021:
Programme Director of Animation and Interactive Media Programme (Ref: DCC210414)
The Animation and Interactive Media (AIM) Programme is to provide students with an education that prepares them for careers in the areas of animated and interactive media of various industries, such as videos, films, games, advertising and education. Teaching staff should be qualified and experienced in teaching courses such as: Character Animation, Interactive Graphics, 3D Modelling, Multimedia Storytelling, 3D Animation, etc.
Apart from professional teaching, administrative experience in a higher education setting is much preferred, since the candidate is also expected to:
1. Be responsible to the Dean and the Board of the Division concerned for the functioning, operation, teaching, research and development of the Programme;
2. Liaise and build up close links with the Dean of the Division, staff and students of the Programme(s);
3. Act as the Chairperson of the Program Management Committee and to be expected to carry out scrupulously the work/duty APPROVED by UIC senior management;
4. Assist the Dean with pedagogic, evaluative and supervisor responsibilities on matters related to staff assessment, teaching evaluation and leave applications etc.
Candidates should have a PhD degree in Animation and/or Interactive Media or a related discipline. The candidates should have commitment to engage in research relevant to the Programme and Division and with artistic, educational and industrial organizations nation-and-world wide.
Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and research. Administrative experience in a higher education setting is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including publications in high quality international-refereed journals. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with successful candidate’s experience and research accomplishments.
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, leave and social 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/476.
*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to email@example.com. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from https://hro.uic.edu.cn/Job_Opportunities_/Application_Procedure.htm. 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.