Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies

Updated: 16 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) is located in Zhuhai, one of the most environmental-friendly cities in China, with Hong Kong to the east and Macao to the south. UIC, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, fluent in both English and Chinese, with knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large. UIC offers undergraduate courses with English as the medium of instruction from four academic Divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Culture & Creativity. UIC established the Graduate School in 2017 and started to offer Postgraduate Programmes, including Taught Master's Programmes in addition to Research Postgraduate Programmes that lead to MPhil or PhD degrees.

UIC now invites candidates forthisposition which is expected to be filled in September 2021:

Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor in Media and Communication Studies (Ref: DHSS201007)

Job Description 

The program of Media and Communication Studies (MCOM) at UIC invites applications from student-centered scholar-practitioners broadly trained in one or more of the following fields: 1) journalism; 2) digital media; and 3) media literacy. We welcome candidates with relevant work experience and research interests in digital and multimedia production. 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 on April 5, 2021. To ensure you receive full consideration please send in the application before then. 

Job Requirement 

All applicants should ideally have over 5 years of experience in the industry and hold a at least an M.A. or M.F.A. in journalism, media production, or a related field. Proficiency in media production hardware and software (i.e. Adobe Premier Pro, Audition, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator) essential. Other requirements include a firm commitment to teaching and tutoring students. Teaching responsibilities of 2-3 courses per semester may include courses related to journalism, video production, documentary production, multimedia production, digital media, and others of the applicant’s own interests. Practical experience in news media or the digital media production industry will be an added asset. Preference will be given to candidates who can also undertake original research leading to high-quality outcomes.

Appointment Terms

Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and social insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures

*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: .

*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 this position, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation.   

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