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Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor of Practice in Media and Communication Studies

Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled in September 2024:

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies (Ref: FHSS231105)

Job Description

The program of Media and Communication Studies (MCOM) in the Department of Communication at UIC invites applications from student-centered scholar-practitioners broadly trained in one or more of the following fields:

  1. communication and media theory;
  2. new media;
  3. international communication,
  4. convergent and multimedia journalism.

There are opportunities to develop innovative pedagogy and collaborative research.

Please include a cover letter along with your CV explaining your rationale for coming to UIC, how you meet above requirements, and how you can contribute to our research and teaching environment. Review of Applications will start in November 2023. To ensure you receive full consideration please send in the application before then.

Job Requirement

All applicants should hold a PhD degree in Media and Communications with a commensurable research profile. Applicants with an MA and extensive industry experience will also be considered. Other requirements include a firm commitment to teaching and tutoring students as well as engaging in theory-based qualitative or quantitative research. Teaching responsibilities of 3 courses per semester may include courses related to communication theory, cross-cultural/intercultural communication, and others of the applicant’s own interests. Research experience in media literacy and digital/new media-related areas will be an added asset. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake original research leading to high-quality outcomes.

Benefits and Appointment Terms

Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and social insurance. Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract with mutual agreement.

Closing Date: May 31, 2024

All application materials should be submitted in English.

Application Procedures

*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: An auto-email will be sent out for acknowledging a successful submission.

(All information provided will be treated in strictest confidence.)

*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from 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.

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