Elon University

School of Communications: Tenure-track positions available in January 2018

The School of Communications at Elon University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions, one focusing on media analytics and the other on strategic communications, beginning in January 2018.

The assistant professor positions require a Ph.D. (ABD candidates are eligible) or other terminal degree in a communications discipline. Professional experience in media or communications is expected, and teaching experience is desired. Our new colleagues will teach courses in their area of expertise (media analytics or strategic communications) as well as communications courses such as the school’s Great Ideas: Issues and Research capstone or in Elon’s core curriculum.

Elon’s nationally accredited School of Communications is home to 60 full-time faculty and 1,250 students – 20 percent of Elon’s student body. Students select among six multiplatform majors: Journalism, Strategic Communications, Cinema & Television Arts, Communication Design, Media Analytics, and Sport Management. The school also offers an M.A. in Interactive Media and partners with the business school on a Corporate Communications emphasis in the M.S. in Management degree. The latest national accreditation report called the school “nothing short of spectacular,” and this year the school moved into 105,000 square feet of state-of-the-art facilities. To learn more about the school, visit http://www.elon.edu/communications.

Elon began the nation’s first Media Analytics major in 2014, and more than 60 students already are declared majors. Strategic Communications is the largest major in the school, with more than 500 students.

Elon is recognized as the national leader in engaged learning. All classes range in size from 10 to 33, and 70 percent of Elon students study abroad by the time they graduate. The university attracts 10,000 applicants a year for 1,500 seats in the incoming class and ranks first among master’s-level universities in the South in the U.S. News rankings. The campus is a designated botanical garden located between Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill to the east and Greensboro to the west. To learn more, visit http://www.elon.edu.

Elon faculty members are teacher-scholar-mentors who place teaching at the forefront of what they do and who also engage in scholarly productivity and student mentoring. The teaching norm is five or six courses a year, depending on course reassignments. Since Elon has a fall term, January winter term and spring term, this could be a 2-1-2 or a 2-1-3.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the two positions are filled. Applications must be received by April 28 to be assured of consideration by the search committee this spring. Email a personal letter of application; CV; a link to professional samples or a portfolio or a web presence such as LinkedIn; and the names and contact information for four references to newcommsearch@elon.edu . Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Stony Brook University

Professor of Practice

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island’s scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Descriptive Title: Professor of Practice
REF#: F-9749-17-03
Budget Title: Lecturer
Faculty Position
Department: Journalism
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum of four years full- or part-time experience practicing journalism on the web, either in a professional setting or teaching, or a combination of both, that demonstrates the skills necessary to teach coursed related to online journalism. Demonstrated knowledge of relevant software applications and/or programming languages. Experience interacting with diverse communities. Demonstrated interpersonal skills compatible with team teaching and collaboration. Candidates must meet these requirement, as evidenced in the addendum described in “Application Procedures,” below, to move forward in the search.

Preferred Qualifications: Please note: Candidates’ CV will be ranked based on these qualification; we do not expect an individual candidate to possess them all. Experience designing or implementing multimedia and/or interactive journalism packages. Experience designing or implementing mobile journalism application for newsrooms. Experience with user experience/user interface for news (News UX/UI). Experience using one or more programming languages, specifically HTML5, Python, JavaScript. Proficiency in data journalism. Additional classroom experience teaching journalism courses. Current professional journalistic work. Awards for journalistic and/or digital endeavors. Advanced degree.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The position focuses on teaching. The successful candidate will be asked to teach three classes in digital journalism per semester. One will likely be an introductory class in digital journalism. More advanced courses would focus on specific skill sets that the instructor possesses.

School of Journalism: The School of Journalism, establish in 2006, the only school of journalism in the New York State higher education system (SUNY). In addition, to its core undergraduate program of about 300 majors and minors, the School of Journalism house the Center for News Literacy, which has taught more than 10,000 students how to be more discerning news consumers, and the Marie Colvin Center for International Reporting. It is the academic home of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. The School of Journalism trains all its students in multimedia journalism. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Education in Journalism.

Special Notes: This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2017.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at stonybrook.edu/tobaccofree.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, a cover letter, resume/CV and a one-page addendum outlining the applicant’s specific skills, knowledge and experience related to teaching online journalism to:
Search Chair
School of Journalism
Melville Library, Room N4004
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3384
E-Mail: journalism_dataprofessorF97491@stonybrook.edu

For a full position description, or application procedures visit: www.stonybrook.edu/jobs
(Ref. # F-9749-17-03)

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

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University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism & New Media invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position as assistant professor in multimedia journalism. This position will teach in the bachelor’s and/or master’s programs; the school offers degrees in journalism and integrated marketing communications. The anticipated starting date will be in August 2017. Duties include teaching classes on topics such as photojournalism, video, design and multimedia writing; ongoing production of creative or scholarly work; service activities’ and working with students at the Student Media Center. The University of Mississippi is an EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Title VI/Title VII/Title IX/504/ADA/ADEA employer.

Minimum requirements: Master’s in Journalism/Mass Communications or related field, professional experience in photojournalism and video and demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching.

Apply online at https://jobs.olemiss.edu/postings/11572

Emory & Henry College

“The Mass Communications Department at Emory & Henry College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of mass communications, focused on broadcast and digital media production and media studies.

The ideal candidate will have an interdisciplinary focus that can encompass multiple topics in digital communication and technology, experience teaching in undergraduate studio, field and classroom environments, and be capable of providing instruction in the program’s undergraduate media production streams, with an emphasis on broadcast studio video production. Special consideration will be made for candidates with specialization in studio, broadcast and/or electronic video; computer-mediated communication; multimedia; digital storytelling; and critical media studies.

The Mass Communications Department at Emory & Henry College teaches a broad, interdisciplinary, journalism-based curriculum which boasts award-winning programming, graduates and faculty. The department produces a weekly television program and works closely with the student newspaper and the College’s 9,000-watt FM radio station. Faculty members in the department teach a broad range of courses in a 3-3 load and advise student media. Participation in the General Education curriculum is required.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in related academic field required. ABD candidates with significant progress will be considered. The ideal candidate will have both teaching and professional experience. Record/promise of successful scholarship is expected.

Apply with cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations (if available), transcripts, and contact information for three academic references to mcomm2017@ehc.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled. Emory & Henry is a four-year, Methodist-affiliated, liberal arts college in southwest Virginia. Please visit our website at www.ehc.edu.

Emory & Henry College is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Emory & Henry is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Emory & Henry strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.”

University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor of Practice/Assistant Professor of Practice in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (Ref.: 201700150)

Applications are invited for appointments as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor of Practice/Assistant Professor of Practice (several posts) in the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC), to commence on July 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal, with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract for tenure-track appointment.

The JMSC is a recognized leader in journalism education and we are committed to training future leaders in journalism in Asia and the world. We are located in Hong Kong, Asia’s most dynamic city, at a crossroads of China, Southeast Asia and the world. Our graduates have been highly successful and hold positions at major news outlets including The New York Times, Bloomberg, CNN and The Wall Street Journal, among many others. As the JMSC enters its third decade, we are looking to expand with new programmes and recruit distinguished professionals – journalism practitioners and scholars – who are enthusiastic about teaching as well as curriculum development, and can make continuous contributions to the field at a time of revolutionary change in the industry, political upheaval and uncertainty, and pressing challenges to freedom of the press. We are looking for professionals who love to teach and are passionate about training the next generation of journalists in this exciting part of the world at this exciting time, and provide leadership to enhance the JMSC’s profile both locally and internationally.

The Centre welcomes applicants with different specialties and expertise such as media law; news literacy; business journalism; China reporting; health and science reporting; data journalism; investigative journalism; and digital media. More information of the JMSC is available at http://jmsc.hku.hk/.

For tenure-track academic appointments, applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Journalism or related field, with a minimum of one-year post-doctoral teaching experience at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level(s), and a strong record of research and publications.

For professional practice appointments, applicants should have a minimum of 8 years full-time professional experience in journalism. Those with 3 or more years in senior management positions, who have distinguished professional standing and a minimum of 3 years teacher/trainer experience at tertiary or professional level are strongly encouraged to apply and will be considered for Associate Professor of Practice. Those with a minimum of 5 years professional experience and 1 year teaching experience will be considered for the level of Assistant Professor of Practice. Applicants should have proven effectiveness in transferring knowledge from professional practice to the teaching environment; publication of original and professional work (articles, commentaries, columns and editorials, investigative reports, news features, programmes, segments, scripts, reviews and analyses of critical issues) in books or popular media (newspapers, magazines, photo exhibits, radio, film, television and new media). Professional journalists with an international reputation earned through news coverage and a track record of successful teaching experience are preferred. Journalists with a minimum of 3 years teaching experience and a distinguished track record in the field or significant international experience such as reporters, editors, producers and/or senior managers are also encouraged to apply.

The appointees will be required to teach courses; supervise student theses and projects; contribute actively to the Centre’s media-related research; participate in curriculum development; and take on administrative responsibilities and project management.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointments will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. and a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise to jmsc2@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Please indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for and the reference number in the application form and the subject of the e-mail. Review of applications will start from April 1, 2017 and continue until July 31, 2017.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

Quinnipiac University

School of Communications: Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty

The Department of Film, Television and Media Arts in the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University invites applications for a full-time Tenure Track Faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level in digital cinematography and editing: experience with visual effects is highly valued. Tenure-track faculty are expected to excel at teaching, research/ creative endeavors and service to students and the university community. The primary focus is on teaching and providing a student experience of exceptional quality. The position will begin in August 2017.

About the School of Communications:
The School of Communications fosters student success and leadership in a rapidly changing world of communication by offering a liberal education built on a practical and theoretical foundation of scholarship and ethics, a command of evolving technologies, and a respect for diversity. The School offers degree programs in: film, television and media arts (BA and BFA); interactive media & design; journalism; public relations; advertising & integrated communications; and media studies/ communications.

About Quinnipiac University:
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review’s “The Best 380 Colleges.” The Chronicle of Higher Education has named Quinnipiac among the “Great Colleges to Work For.” For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.

Responsibilities will include teaching core courses in the film and television production curriculum from the foundational to advanced levels. Tenure expectations require that the candidate maintain a vigorous and successful creative practice, including submission of work to peer reviewed film festivals, publishing in appropriate peer-reviewed journals, and having their work screened on regional, national and international broadcast platforms and at academic conferences. Having films in theatrical release will also be highly valued.

Qualifications & Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • M.F.A. in Film, Television and Media Arts or closely related field
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness in film and television
  • Demonstrated expertise in visual storytelling with an emphasis on cinematography, lighting design, and sound. Preference will be given to candidates with additional experience in editing, animation, visual effects, motion capture and computer graphics effects
  • A record of successful production for regional, national and/or international broadcast, theatrical, and/or film festival outlets.
  • Experience in the use of all contemporary instructional technologies and in course development is highly desired

Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.

To apply please visit: https://faculty-careers-quinnipiac.icims.com/jobs/2129/school-of-communications%3a-full-time-tenure-track-faculty/job.

Applications must be submitted electronically only and must include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including details of teaching experience and current and proposed research/ creative projects underway and research/creative achievements); contact information for three references included on the application form and a link to samples of the candidate’s own work (i.e. an online demo reel), and if possible, links to the candidate’s students’ work. Consideration of candidates will begin March 13, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who would enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Code: 2017-2129

Columbia University/Pulitzer Prize Board

Pulitzer Prize Administrator

Columbia University and the Pulitzer Prize Board are seeking a Pulitzer Prize Administrator, for full-time appointment, starting between July 1 and Sep. 1, 2017. The Pulitzer Prize Board annually awards twenty-one highly distinguished prizes in journalism, arts, and letters. In addition, the Pulitzer Prize Board provides study fellowships to young journalists and hosts seminars on Pulitzer-prize winning journalism in order to broaden and deepen public understanding of journalistic excellence. The Pulitzer Prize Administrator supports the Pulitzer Prize Board in its awarding of the Prizes and safeguards and enhances the integrity of the Prizes through oversight of all stages of the Prize process. Serving as the spokesperson for the Board, the Administrator reflects the mission of the Pulitzer Prizes and executes the overall strategic plan as directed by the Board.

Columbia University and the Pulitzer Prize Board seek an individual of wise judgment and tact, committed to excellence in journalism, arts, and letters, who is prepared to be a champion of the mission and vision of the Pulitzer Prize Board. The Administrator supervises the entry process, manages the jury system, organizes Board meetings and the annual award luncheon, and supports the work of standing and ad hoc Board committees. The Administrator answers inquiries about policies and practices from the press and the public; presides at award announcements, ceremonies, and press conferences; and makes other public appearances on behalf of the Prizes.

The Administrator reports to the Board Chair and President of Columbia University.  The Administrator supports the Board’s ongoing effort to identify significant trends and issues that might prompt changes in the Plan of Award or other rules, guidelines, or procedures. The Administrator oversees ongoing efforts to keep the website (Pulitzer.org) dynamic and to capture Pulitzer history in a user-friendly archive.

The ideal candidate will be a vigorous advocate for the Pulitzer Prizes. Candidates must demonstrate keen understanding of journalistic excellence and be highly attuned to the shifting media landscape. Candidates will also have genuine interest in, meaningful exposure to and experience with contemporary arts and letters. In addition, the successful candidate will have proven success as a leader with administrative responsibility. Extraordinary communication and interpersonal skills are critical. Evidence of sound judgment and even temperament in a highly sensitive environment required.

Salary will be competitive.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest, CV or resume, list of references and employment application online

Nominations and inquiries may also be sent to: nominations@columbia.edu. Review of candidates will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

University of Idaho

School of Journalism and Mass Media, University of Idaho

The University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho, invites applications for the position of Director of the School of Journalism and Mass Media to begin in August 2017. This is a permanent, full-time, tenured position at the Associate Professor or Professor level, depending on qualifications. The School seeks a dynamic and innovative director who values and promotes outstanding instruction, scholarship, creative activity and outreach. The School offers B.A. and B.S. degrees in Advertising, Broadcast and Digital Media, Journalism, and Public Relations, and a new interdisciplinary major in Film and Television Studies.

Responsibilities include providing the strategic direction and vision for the delivery of quality and innovative curriculum, and preparing the School for an External Program Review (2018) and reaccreditation by the Accrediting Council for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (2019-2020).

Required: Terminal degree in journalism, mass communication or related field; Ph.D. or terminal professional master’s degree in a media field or MBA or J.D. is acceptable. Experience: Academic experience and scholarly record that would qualify at the rank of associate professor or professor or significant professional experience (at least 10 years) in a media management or leadership position. Preferred: Research interests in a media or closely related field. Professional experience as a journalist or media professional (at least two years). Previous administrative experience in an academic setting as a director, chair, associate dean or similar position. Experience with strategic planning and program growth, budget development and management. Success in obtaining external funding. Active involvement with professional organizations.

For further details, contact: https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/17062

University of Northern Iowa

Visiting Instructor, Interactive Digital Communication
Department of Communication Studies

The Department of Communication Studies at the University of Northern Iowa is seeking a one-year visiting instructor in Interactive Digital Studies (https://ids.uni.edu/), starting August 2017 and ending May 2018. Candidates must have an interdisciplinary focus and be prepared to teach four courses each semester, both theory and hands-on design, and HTML/CSS skills in a range of foundation and advanced undergraduate courses in digital communication. Courses to be taught include: Interactive Digital Communication, Interactive Digital Visualization, Advanced Digital Visualization, Digital Culture and Communication, and the Interactive Digital Studies (IDS) Practicum.

M.F.A. or Ph.D. in Digital Media/New Media, Art and Technology, Digital Art, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Communication Studies, Computer Science, or related field required. Consideration will be given to ABDs with evidence of degree completion by August 2017. Experience in web development, HTML and CSS, design theory, and digital culture is required. Qualified applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching at the college/university level and experience in the web design industry.

Interactive Digital Studies is an exciting interdisciplinary program with eight areas of emphasis and draws students from every College across the University. The Department of Communication Studies faculty is at the forefront of the theorization and production of a wide range of media, including digital archive timelines and multimedia graphic novels; our faculty also have a strong emphasis in visual rhetoric, cultural studies, and media studies.The successful candidate will join an active intellectual community with faculty from diverse teaching and research/creative backgrounds, including communication, digital media, and public relations. Visit http://www.uni.edu/commstudies for additional information.

To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Applications received by April 10, 2017, will receive full consideration. In addition to submitting a detailed cover letter including a description of areas of expertise, and CV with complete record of past employment and experience, applicants must provide work portfolio or website and contact information for at least three professional references able to provide letters of recommendation. Additional application materials include evidence of teaching effectiveness (including copies of official student evaluation summaries and other materials such as syllabi and assignments) and samples of scholarly/creative activities. Pre-employment background checks required. For more information, contact Dr. Bettina Fabos, search chair, at bettina.fabos@uni.edu, or by phone at (319) 273-5972.

The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs. The University’s attractive size, approximately 12,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the “Best Midwest Universities” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres. For more information, visit www.uni.edu.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. UNI is a tobacco-free campus.

University of Macau

Head of Centre for Design
The University of Macau (UMacau) is the flagship public university in Macao, which gives it a unique advantage when pursuing the goal of becoming a world-class university with regional characteristics. English is its working language. In recent years, the university has made great progress in various areas, gaining increasing international recognition for its teaching, research, and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high-quality professionals, the university relocated to a new campus of approximately 1.09 square kilometres in August 2014. With a state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, the increasing number of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UMacau possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

Centre for Design
Centre for Design will be a newly established centre under the Institute of Collaborative Innovation (ICI). This Centre will be committed to training personnel in design and innovation, increasing the creativity of design talents, and establishing an international platform for design exchange and interdisciplinary research in order to move Macao’s cultural and creative industries forward. Owing to UMacau’s multidisciplinary background, covering humanities, business administration, education, health sciences, law, science and technology, social sciences and other disciplines, the Centre will strive for interdisciplinary research collaborations among the faculties and other local and international institutions. To realize its mission, the University of Macau is seeking dynamic and visionary candidates for the position of Head of Centre for Design.

Head of Centre for Design
The successful candidate is expected to formulate and develop the Masters Programme which will cover the sub-disciplines including Interaction and Service Design, Strategic Design and Media Innovation. Moreover, the ideal candidate should have expertise appropriate to a joint appointment in the Department of Communication, Faculty of Social Sciences, and may take on a leadership role in developing the department’s contributions to Macao’s cultural and creative industries. The Department of Communication offers broad-based curricula leading to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD degrees covering various areas of communication studies (communication theory, intercultural communication, organizational communication, communication skills); vocationally-oriented public communication (public relations, advertising, event planning); media studies and journalism (journalism writing and publication, mass media, new media, digital culture); creative and cultural industries (video production, photography, animation); and cultural studies (cultural and critical theory, cinema, popular culture).

The successful candidate must have a PhD, preferably with interdisciplinary knowledge in areas related to Design and Communication. Distinguished record of research and publication at an international level, a demonstrable record of excellence in teaching, including post-graduate supervision and administrative or leadership experience in a university are highly preferred. Candidates must be fluent in English. Ability to speak Chinese is considered an asset, though not a prerequisite for the appointment. The ideal candidate is qualified to be appointed as Full Professor or higher in rank. The selected candidate may assume duty as early as August 2017.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit http://www.umac.mo/vacancy for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment) (Reference no.: ICI/HCD/02/2017). When applying, please upload a cover letter and a current CV. Other documents may be submitted as needed or as available. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they are not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Office of the Vice Rector (Academic Affairs)
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China
Website: https://isw.umac.mo/recruitment; Email: senior.academic@umac.mo
Tel: +853 8822 8586 or 8578; Fax: +853 8822 2452

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.
***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**