Faculty Positions in School of Culture and Creativity

BNU-HKBU United International College

Faculty Positions in School of Culture and Creativity

 

About UIC

Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (BNU-HKBU UIC), situated in Zhuhai and jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is the first full-scale cooperation in higher education between the Mainland and Hong Kong. UIC shoulders the historical mission of advancing the internationalization of Chinese higher education and taking the lead in implementing liberal arts education in China by building a new model for liberal arts education in Mainland China and by nurturing talented future graduates with international perspectives. For more information about UIC, please click on https://uic.edu.cn/en/.

 

School of Culture and Creativity

The School of Culture and Creativity aims to offer a comprehensive, transformative and multidisciplinary approach to the studies of culture, media, design and creative industries. A range of programmes with a strong creative and practical focus will be offered by the School of Culture and Creativity, including the Bachelor of Communication (Honours) in Animation and Interactive Media, the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Culture, Creativity and Management, the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Cinema and Television, the Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Media Arts and Design, the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music Performance, Master of Arts in communication - Film TV & New Media Concentration, Master of Arts in communication - Interactive Media Studies Concentration.

 

UIC now invites candidates for these positions which are expected to be filled in February/September 2023:

 

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Cinema and Television (Ref: SCC210415)

 

Job Description

Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Sound Recording and Mixing, Film Production, Acting, and Theatre & Performance, etc. The candidate will be required to give tutorials to students, attend meetings, supervise final year projects and internship, and organize events.

 

Job Requirement

The candidate is required to have a PhD or at least a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts (MFA) with teaching experience in a related discipline, and is expected to teach at least two of the following courses:

  • Sound Recording and Mixing
  • Motion Imaging Color Grading
  • Principles of Photo Imaging
  • Video Cinematography
  • Film Editing
  • Fundamentals of Acting
  • History of Theatre and Performance
  • Classic Dramatic Literature
  • Aesthetics of Theatre and Performance
  • Performance Design: Set, Light, Sound
  • Performance Design: Costume and Props
  • Directing and Producing: Advance Theatre Making
  • Playwrighting and Dramaturgy
  • Post-dramatic Theatre and Digital Performance Making

 

Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who have professional experience in entertainment or media, e.g. working in film and/or television and having professional credits and industry connections. The candidate should be cooperative, patient, and enthusiastic.

 

Faculty Positions in Media Arts and Design& Animation and Interactive Media

 

Job Description

Candidates with expertise in any of the following areas: Interactive Design, 3D Design, Graphic Design, Product Design, UI UX Design, 2-D and 3-D animation and interactive media that may include 2D and 3D digital arts, 2D and 3D animation, narrative media, history and theory of animation and interactive media, motion graphics, VR and AR art. Practice in the industry, sound design, and creative coding are considered as assets. Successful candidate should also be qualified to teach theoretical courses in arts and design. In addition to creative practice and academic research, the candidate will be responsible for supervising, facilitating field trips, tutoring and caring for students and academic promotion.

 

Job Requirement

Candidates should have a PhD degree or at least a Master’s degree of Design or Fine Arts (MFA) with extensive working experience in Higher Education and related discipline. Candidates are required to know the academic theories and practices of the related art and design discipline.

 

In addition to uploading a detailed CV and job application form, please submit a portfolio of creative work limited to 20 examples in PDF format no bigger than 10MB (or provide a web link to an online portfolio) to recruit@uic.edu.cn. Preference will be given to candidates who have administrative experience and management skills. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and research accomplishments.

 

Benefits and 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 send your application by emailing to recruit@uic.edu.cn. Applications should include:

  1. A completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from https://hro.uic.edu.cn/Job_Opportunities_/Application_Procedure.htm ;
  2. a cover letter;
  3. CV;
  4. research statement or portfolio of creative works;
  5. 2 letters of reference;
  6. a record of teaching or mentoring quality.

 

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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