Faculty Positions in Animation and Interactive Media
Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) now invites candidates for these positions that are expected to be filled in February 2024:
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Animation and Interactive Media (Ref: SCC231108)
The Animation and Interactive Media Programme is seeking candidates with expertise in one or more areas of 2D and 3D animation and interactive media that may include 2D and 3D digital arts, 2D and 3D animation, narrative media, history and theory of animation and interactive media, motion graphics, and VR and AR. Experience and practice in the industry, sound design, and creative coding are desirable skills that we could use. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a creative practice or research while teaching, managing, supervising, facilitating field trips, tutoring and caring for students and academic promotion.
Candidates should have a PhD degree or at least a Master’s degree. Game Design and/or Development. In addition to research or creative practice, the candidate should be qualified to teach courses in one or more areas such as digital painting and drawing, 3D modelling and animation, character design and animation, scene design, interactive media, storytelling and narratives, among other related subjects. Candidates are expected to have knowledge and experience of the use of 3D modelling software and games engines such as Unity and Unreal Engine.
Proficiency in English is required. English is the medium of instruction in the Animation and Interactive Media Programme. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and research accomplishments.
To receive full consideration, candidates need to submit:
- UIC Job Application Form;
- a cover letter;
- research statement, publications or portfolio of creative works;
- 2 letters of reference;
- a record of teaching or mentoring quality.
Benefits and Appointment Terms
Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and social insurance. Appointments to these positions will initially be made on a fixed-term contract with mutual agreement.
Closing Date: December 31, 2023
*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.cn/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/574.
*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 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 these positions, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse environment.
About the Programme
The Animation and Interactive Media (AIM) Programme nurtures a new generation of graduates with a global vision, professional practices, production and research skills for the robust development of the media and creative industries in the Greater China Region and overseas. Students develop theoretical and practical expertise in interactive media and animation in a student-focused educational environment equipped with modern facilities and the most up-to-date technology.
The School of Culture and Creativity (SCC) at United International College (UIC) aims to offer a comprehensive, transformative and multidisciplinary approach to the studies of culture, media, design and creative industries. A range of programmes with a strong creative and practical focus will be offered by the School, including the Bachelor of Communication in Animation and Interactive Media, the Bachelor of Business Administration in Culture, Creativity and Management, the Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Television, the Bachelor of Communication in Media Arts and Design, the Bachelor of Business Administration in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, the Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance, Master of Arts in communication - Film TV & New Media Concentration, Master of Arts in communication - Interactive Media Studies Concentration.