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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Communication

USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry

The USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry (ICCI) invites applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment) position with a specialization in media practices and production beginning January 1, 2019.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) was established in 1896. Through 123 years' unremitting endeavor, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized university, and was in top 59 of the QS World University Rankings in 2018. Home to 47 national higher education teaching achievement prizes, the SJTU is recognized, nationally and internationally, for the quality of its educational programs, the innovative, award-winning scholarship of its faculty.

USC-SJTU Institute of Cultural and Creative Industry (ICCI) was jointly established in 2015 by Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and University of Southern California (USC). ICCI is one of schools of SJTU to concentrate on digital culture and creative industry, and jointly cultivates advanced talents of digital culture and creative industry. Currently, ICCI has 18 full-time faculties and 80% of professionals are from abroad and more than 40 professional elites. ICCI is seeking faculty emphasizes on:

  1. Communication studies
  2. Filmmaking and Video production,
  3. Creative art and Exhibition curating,
  4. Cultural and creative product design,
  5. Digital media and brand communication,
  6. Financial studies of cultural and creative industry
  7. Management studies of cultural and creative industry and artistic originality
  8. Interdisciplinary study across communication, management and technology is strongly welcomed

The ICCI is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We are thus especially interested in candidates who have a desire to play a leadership role in advancing ICCI’s commitment to achieving excellence, diversity, and equity within an academic setting. ICCI offers unique teaching and research opportunities in a quickly changed economy. ICCI, a front-runner in tertiary education, is rapidly expanding. Due to the continuous growth of the ICCI, ICCI is pleased to solicit applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position commencing fall 2019. It is looking for ambitious, talented academics with a passion for teaching as well as research flair to join its team.

ICCI is globally seeking the outstanding scholars or practitioners of international repute to join in us as full time faculty in Communication.

Candidates with expertise in the following areas:

  • Communication and media studies
  • Digital media and Brand communication
  • Computer science
  • Consumer psychology
  • Data analysis
  • Digital platform design
  • Interdisciplinary study across communication, management and technology is strongly welcomed

Salary: (33040£ to 55066£ per year, including Basic Salary, Initial Research Funding, Housing Allowance, Health Insurance and Home Visiting Return Ticket (once a year))

Work Schedule/Hours: Monday---Friday. Hours will vary

Location: Shanghai, China


Candidates must have a Ph.D in communication, media studies, marketing, psychology, computer science or a related field at the time of appointment. Some related working experience is preferred. If you have additional education, required experience can be replaced with your educational background, and vice versa.

Preferred qualifications include: experience in conducting literature reviews and qualitative data collection field experience; project management skills; data analysis skills; experience in intervention development; candidates who speak Mandarin are preferred.

Documents Requirements:

  • Application form (download here),
  • Cover Letter 2-3 page limit
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Teaching and Researching
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)


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

Telephone: 86-21-3420-5062


Location: Shanghai - China
Salary: £33,040 to £55,066 per year.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th May 2019
Expires: 24th July 2019
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