ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Communication and Media Studies

Location
Hangzhou, China
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
06 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Zhejiang University (ZJU) is one of China’s top higher education institutions, as well as one of its oldest. Located in Hangzhou – one of China’s most picturesque cities – the University is organized across seven faculties and 36 schools. ZJU has over 53,000 students, over 53% of whom are postgraduate students. The University currently ranks among the top three on Chinese mainland and within the top 100 in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings and QS World University Rankings.  

The College of Media and International Culture at Zhejiang University was established in 2006. Its Department of Journalism, founded in 1958, is one of the earliest journalism education departments in China. According to the 2019 QS World University Ranking, the College is ranked among the top 150 globally and top 5 on Chinese mainland for Communication and Media Studies. The College seeks applicants for the following positions to begin Fall 2019.

Talent 100 Scheme Type A Tenure-track Assistant Professor

Responsibilities:

Candidates should be able to teach courses for both undergraduates and graduates, maintain an active research agenda, produce quality research outputs, and acquire competitive external funding. Type A position need to be promoted to tenured Associate Professor or to tenured Professor directly within three years. 

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a PhD degree in above mentioned areas, hold a position of Assistant Professor and passed the mid-term tenure review, have a solid track record of research publications in reputable communication and/or other social science journals.

Remuneration:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits package, including housing subsidy and start-up fund, will be offered. 

Contact information

Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three confidential letters of reference. All application materials should be sent electronically and in confidence to Mrs. Pan at yishapan@zju.edu.cn. All application materials will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.