Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in School of Creative Media (City University of Hong Kong)

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talent and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.

The School of Creative Media (SCM) at City University of Hong Kong is recruiting academic faculty within its broad scope of creative endeavors. Led by Dean Professor Jeffrey Shaw, SCM is the leading media school in Hong Kong and the foremost advocate and incubator of new media and creative arts in Asia. We have an international faculty of world renown for their creative endeavours.

Specific needs exist in the following priority areas:
•    Digital Animation
•    Photography (and expanded photographic practices)
•    Arts Administration
•    Media Performance
•    Film Editing, Cinematography and Art Direction
•    Game Design and Production

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Interested candidates should possess a PhD and must be able to demonstrate creative and research ability or significant potential. Those with a nearly completed PhD will be considered for the position of Assistant Professor. Candidates with prior academic experience must also demonstrate effectiveness in teaching. Candidates with interdisciplinary research and teaching interests are especially welcome.

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

For more information about the School of Creative Media, please visit our SCM website at Please respond by sending to the required and supplementary materials as follows:

Required submission documents (No 1-4 up to 2 pages each)
1.    Cover letter
2.    Detailed CV (Including information of all research and artistic outputs)
3.    Research and/or artistic statement
4.    Teaching philosophy statement
5.    Teaching evaluations of all courses taught in the last three years
6.    Electronic/online copies (pdf) of two significant recent publications and/or online references to two significant recent artistic works

Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates for Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University reserves the right not to fill the positions. Applicants who do not hear from us within the next six months can assume that their application is not successful.

All information provided will be treated in strict confidence and used for appointment and other employment-related purposes by the University. It may be disclosed to personnel, departments or agencies authorised to process the information for purposes relating to the appointment. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed after the recruitment exercise when no longer required.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked 5th among the world’s top 50 universities under the age of 50 in the Quacquarelli Symonds 2013 survey.

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