Professor of Practice (New Media and Digital Media) about Department of Media and Communication

City University of Hong Kong
November 25, 2022
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Professor of Practice (New Media and Digital Media) in the Department of

Media and Communication (Ref. B/630/09)

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic university located in the heart of Hong Kong. As a publicly funded institution, our goals are to pursue high levels of excellence, promote innovation and nurture creativity with the aim to improve people's lives. In a city where East meets West, our vision is to become globally recognised for professional education, one that emphasises the mutual enrichment of different cultures and intellectual traditions, and for research that makes a real difference.

The University comprises nine Colleges/Schools, including Business, Creative Media, Data Science, Energy and Environment, Engineering, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Science, and Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences. Our curricula are designed to promote knowledge creation, original discoveries and innovative thinking by integrating teaching and research at all levels.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above post:

Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to teach 12 credits of undergraduate and post graduate TV production courses per semester (Semester A and Semester B). In addition to teaching and developing new curricula, the candidate will be expected to supervise students in running the City Television (CTV) news, an online broadcaster run by students of the Department, and advise TV studio projects. S/he is expected to engage in departmental and university-wide service, and nurture contacts with media professionals in the media industry.

Requirements

The appointment is to be held by distinguished professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the practice over many years, and leadership in their fields. They might have been, for example, CEOs/President/VP of major media companies, renowned TV producers, or highly experienced and accomplished professionals in the field of media and communication.

The appointees should be degree holders with significant professional expertise. They are expected to possess a terminal degree with respect to their fields and, through distinguished performance in their profession over many years, be recognized as prominent expert professionals.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at https:// 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: com@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit an online application at https:// jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing specific qualifications for the position, as well as a statement on your fit with the department's mission. (Describe how you connect with the mission of City University of Hong Kong in terms of your values and experience.)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy (1-page)
  • Digital portfolio of relevant media work, with links to work
  • Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: com@cityu.edu.hk). Applications and nominations received by 25 November 2022 will receive full consideration. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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