HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

Film Studies, Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Location
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Posted
11 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Oct 2019
Ref
PR0101/19-20
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) seeks to be a leading research-led liberal arts University in Asia for the world delivering academic excellence in a caring, creative and global culture. The University has a student population of circa 12,000 and a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes leading to the award of doctoral degrees.

School of Communication

The School of Communication of HKBU is a leading school of communication, journalism, and film studies in the Asia-Pacific region. It comprises the Academy of Film, Department of Communication Studies and Department of Journalism, offering 20 programmes at sub-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate levels to circa 2,400 students. The dynamic academic environment entails Faculty members’ interdisciplinary collaboration across multiple fields of study. Under the University’s Talent100 recruitment drive, the School now invites applicants to fill the following positions:

Academy of Film

Film Studies - Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR0101/19-20)

The Academy is seeking scholars who can teach a range of subjects covering film theory and criticism, history of cinema, digital media and television while having an excellent track record in teaching, research and publication.

Potential candidates should:

  • hold a PhD degree in relevant fields;
  • demonstrate the expertise in national and transnational cinema studies;
  • preferably have a focus on aspects of global cinema studies, and/or East Asian/Southeast Asian film and media studies; 
  • have experience in curriculum design and postgraduate supervision; and 
  • demonstrate potentials for academic leadership (applicable to Professor/Associate Professor ranks).

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of two to three years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement. 

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) and send in samples of publications/creative works, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications and the latest teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. If not being invited for interview 4 months after the closing date, applicants may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

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 then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing Date: 22 October 2019 or until the positions are filled with qualified individuals

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