Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Communication [Ref. B/466/09]
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research. We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas. Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:
- biomedical science and engineering
- computer science and data science
- neuroscience and neural engineering
- bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
- smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
- AI/robotics/autonomous systems
- aerospace and microelectronics engineering
- energy generation and storage
- digital business and innovation management
- fintech and business analytics
- computational social sciences
- digital humanities
- digital and new media
- law and technology
- private law
- healthy, smart and sustainable cities
Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship. Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.
Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:
The Department of Media and Communication invites applications/nominations for faculty appointment at the rank of Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor beginning in August 2022. Specialization sought is open, with preferred areas including Mass Communication, Digital and Social Media, Visual Communication, Broadcast Journalism, and Marketing and Strategic Communication.
The appointees will work in one of the areas described above; and are expected to conduct quality research, seek external funding, teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, develop curriculum, supervise students, and undertake administrative and service-related activities.
A PhD in Communication or a closely related field from a globally accredited institution. The appointees for Chair Professor/Professor should command a superb record of scholarly achievements and exert leadership in the field of media and communication. The appointees for Associate Professor should have an outstanding record of scholarly achievements in both teaching and research, a strong record in research grant and/or academic management expertise. The appointees for Assistant Professor should have a solid record of, or evidence of high promise for, scholarly achievements in both teaching and research. The appointees are expected to work well with colleagues. Preference will be given to those who are willing to teach skills-oriented courses; and possess industrial experience or particular expertise in Journalism, TV Production, Digital Media Planning, Data Analytics, Marketing and Strategic Communication, or Social Media Management.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.
Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Media and Communication, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email : firstname.lastname@example.org).
City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.
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