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Teaching Position/Programme Director of Animation and Interactive Media Programme

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 in September 2021/February 2022:

Teaching Position/Programme Director of Animation and Interactive Media Programme (Ref: DCC210414)

Job Description

The Animation and Interactive Media (AIM) Programme is to provide students with an education that prepares them for careers in the areas of animated and interactive media of various industries, such as videos, films, games, advertising and education. Teaching staff should be qualified and experienced in teaching courses such as: Character Animation, Interactive Graphics, 3D Modelling, Multimedia Storytelling, 3D Animation, etc.
Apart from professional teaching, administrative experience in a higher education setting is much preferred, since the candidate is also expected to: 

1)Be responsible to the Dean and the Board of the Division concerned for the functioning, operation, teaching, research and development of the Programme;
2) Liaise and build up close links with the Dean of the Division, staff and students of the Programme(s);
3) Act as the Chairperson of the Program Management Committee and to be expected to carry out scrupulously the work/duty APPROVED by UIC senior management;
4) Assist the Dean with pedagogic, evaluative and supervisor responsibilities on matters related to staff assessment, teaching evaluation and leave applications etc.

Job Requirement

Candidates should have a PhD degree in Animation and/or Interactive Media or a related discipline. The candidates should have commitment to engage in research relevant to the Programme and Division and with artistic, educational and industrial organizations nation-and-worldwide.

Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and research. Administrative experience in a higher education setting is required. Preference will be given to candidates who can undertake independent research leading to outstanding outcomes, including publications in high quality international-refereed journals. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with successful candidate’s experience and research accomplishments.

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 complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online by clicking the 'Apply' button.
*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to . Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from 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: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 19th May 2021
Expires: 18th July 2021
Job Ref: DCC210414
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