Lecturer/Associate Professor Position in Media and Communications LAP Media and Communications

Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University - School of Film & Television Arts

Applications are invited for a position in the new School of Film and TV Arts, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou.

The successful applicant will have a PhD, and be able to demonstrate appropriate professional experience. Applicants should have good teaching experience and evidence of the ability to produce high quality research publications. Applicants are expected to be able to teach in English, the language of instruction at the university. The successful appointee will be expected to teach; to undertake research in their area of specialisation; and to participate in the administration and development of the School of Film and TV Arts.

The School runs programmes in Communications, Digital Media, and Film and TV Production. Established in 2016 the School is new and growing rapidly.

The School seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Associate Professor in Media and Communications with teaching to start in September 2017. The successful candidate will provide teaching across the department and will contribute in particular to the MSc in Media and Communications.

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU) is a unique collaborative institution, the first and currently the only university in China to offer both UK (University of Liverpool) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited undergraduate degrees. Formed in 2006, the first cohort of students graduated in August 2010. The University now has 10,000 students studying on campus. The language of instruction is English. XJTLU aims to become truly research-led, and has recently committed significant investment into research development and the expansion of PhD student numbers on campus.

XJTLU is located in the Higher Education Town of Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), well-connected via nearby airports to cities such as Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, and Taipei, and via high-speed rail to other major cities in China. SIP is a major growth zone, including operations run by nearly one-fifth of the Fortune 500 top global companies. Greater Suzhou is now the fourth largest concentration of economic activity in China in terms of GDP, and the SIP has a higher GDP per capita than the UK. The broader Suzhou area encompasses the spirit of both old and new in China, with the historic old town’s canals, UNESCO World Heritage Site gardens, and the I.M Pei-designed Suzhou Museum attracting millions of tourists annually. SIP offers an excellent quality of life with high environmental standards. The nearby Jinji Lake provides attractive views, by day and by night, and there is a variety of shopping facilities, international and local restaurants, entertainment hubs and nightlife. Suzhou is also home to four international schools.

The salary range for the Lecturer positions (equivalent to Assistant Professor in the US system) is 23,850 – 29,222 RMB/month, and for Associate Professor is 30,000-40,000 RMB/month. In addition, members of academic staff are entitled to accommodation and travel allowances, medical insurance, and relocation expenses.

Applications should be made online (http://job.xjtlu.edu.cn/) and received by 17 July 2017.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Adam McIlwaine Dean, School of Film and Television Arts (Email: adam.mcilwaine@xjtlu.edu.cn).

To learn more about working & living in China, please visit: www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/country-profiles/china

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