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Dean of the Division of Culture and Creativity

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC)

BNU-HKBU United International College (UIC) is located in Zhuhai, one of the most environmental-friendly cities in China, with Hong Kong to the east and Macao to the south. UIC, jointly founded by Beijing Normal University (BNU) and Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), is the first full-scale collaboration between academic institutions from mainland China and Hong Kong. As a liberal arts college, UIC aims to produce graduates with an international perspective, fluent in both English and Chinese, with knowledge and experience of China, Hong Kong and the world at large. UIC offers undergraduate courses with English as the medium of instruction from four academic Divisions: Business & Management, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science & Technology and Culture & Creativity. UIC established the Graduate School in 2017 and started to offer Postgraduate Programmes, including Taught Master's Programmes in addition to Research Postgraduate Programmes that lead to MPhil or PhD degrees.

UIC now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled as soon as possible:

Dean of the Division of Culture and Creativity (Ref: DCC190901)

The Division of Culture and Creativity (DCC) offers 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 is offered by the Division of Culture and Creativity, including the Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Media Arts and Design; the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Cinema and Television, and Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Culture, Creativity and Management.

The appointee should be a visionary leader and distinguished scholar, who is eligible for faculty appointment as a full professor, preferably in one or more of these fields: Media Arts and Design; Management in Arts and Cultural Industries; Cinema and Television; Landscape Architecture; Comparative Cultural Studies; Art History. S/he reports to the President/Vice-President (Academic) and is a key member of the Senior Management Team of the College, contributing to the advancement of UIC. S/he is required to provide leadership for: (1) execution of all divisional initiatives and planning; (2) facilitation of academic and administrative development by providing effective guidance in all aspects of the Division’s academic programmes, research endeavors, and community outreach activities.

Job Requirement 

Candidates should have a PhD degree with substantial managerial and leadership experience with broad vision and strategic foresight as well as a strong commitment to the promotion and implementation of liberal arts education. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of the education system in Mainland China and are bilingual in both English and Chinese. 

Appointment Terms

Appointment to these positions will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of two or three years. Commencing salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave and medical insurance. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application Procedures

*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.hk/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/210.

*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to recruit@uic.edu.hk. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from http://web.uic.edu.hk/en/hr/job-opportunities/application-procedure. 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. 

Location: Zhuhai - China
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 6th March 2020
Expires: 6th May 2020
Job Ref: DCC190901
 
   
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