Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor in Digital Media

USC-SJTU Joint Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry

Contract Type: Tenure track, Teaching and Researching

The hiring entity is Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Selected scholars will be governed by SJTU rules and norms and they will be based in Shanghai.

The selected scholars will be working with the Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry (ICCI) that is established by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in partnership with the University of Southern California and administered by the Marshall School of Business at University of Southern California. ICCI is an interdisciplinary institute that focuses on developing cutting edge programs and research in the fields of culture and creative industry.

Regular positions are available for appointments starting September 1, 2018.


  • Applicants should hold a PhD degree or be nearing completion of their PhD degree requirements (for assistant professor position).
  • The successful candidate should be excellent in both teaching and researching.
  • The teaching and researching focus should be on new media technologies from both theoretical and practical perspectives with a strong research orientation includes but not limited to Gaming, Interactive Media, Visual Communication, Video/Audio Production, Digital Storytelling and Social Media Strategy.
  • The candidate should have global perspective and industry outreach, close to native English speaker language proficiency and ability to conduct interdisciplinary research, especially in collaboration with industry.
  • Applicants for senior positions should have documented excellence in research as evidenced by publications in top academic journals.


  1. Teach graduate and PHD courses.
  2. Mentor PHD students, supervise graduate student research.
  3. Establish vigorous research interdisciplinary programs, preferably in Media, Engineering and Management.
  4. Participate in the international research community.

Salary Package:
Basic Salary + Initial Research Fund+ Housing Allowance + Health Insurance + Home Visiting Return Ticket (once a year)

How to apply:
Applicants should prepare following files:

  • Application form (download here)
  • Latest curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching and research planning
  • Five representative publications/working papers
  • Three confidential reference letters

The application package should be sent electronically to Applicants can also contact us by phone or visit our website for more information.

Telephone: 86-21-3420-5062

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