Chinese U Hong Kong job ad

Chinese University of Hong Kong
School of Journalism and Communication
CUHK Job Ref. 1213/146(737)/2

The School of Journalism and Communication, the Chinese University of Hong Kong is inviting applications for the post Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor. Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in communication or a related field (by the time reporting for duty); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; and (iii) a track record of research and publication.

The appointee will teach courses in journalism and communication, particularly mass communication, critical communication theories and cultural studies.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing as soon as possible, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Applications will be accepted until the post is filled.

[Note: Those who have responded to the previous advertisement for the same post (under Ref. no. 1112/049/2) need not re-apply on this occasion.]

Monthly Salary and Fringe Benefits:
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointees.

The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure:
Application forms are obtainable
(a) at http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk; or
(b) in person/by mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope from the Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong; or
(c) by fax polling at (852)3943 1461.

Completed forms, together with copies of qualification documents, a publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers, should be sent to the School of Journalism and Communication, Room 202, Humanities Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong by post or by e-mail to com AT cuhk.edu.hk.

Please quote the reference number and mark ‘Application – Confidential’ on cover. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

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LIU Xue Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesLIU Xue, Ph.D., is assistant professor of the School of Journalism and Communication in Wuhan University, China.

Book:

Shan, Bo, Yibin Shi & Xue Liu. (Eds.). (2011). The intercultural turn of journalism and communication. Shanghai Jiaotong University Press.

Journal Articles:

Liu, Xue & Zongping Xiang (2011). The democratic concern in America’s media criticism and its problem. Commentary on China’s Media Development and Media Research (Zhongguo Meiti Fazhan Yanjiu Baogao).

Shan, Bo & Xue Liu (2011). A study of intercultural events in 2011. Commentary on China’s Media Development and Media Research (Zhongguo Meiti Fazhan Yanjiu Baogao).

Liu, Xue (2010). Pursuing the media ethic for intercultural communication. Social Sciences Abroad (Guowai Shehui Kexue), 3, 155-158.

Shan, Bo & Xue Liu (2009). Discourse bias & face-negotiation: Intercultural analysis on coverage of Wenchuan earthquake. Communication & Society (Chuanbo Yu Shehui Xuekan), 10, 135-156.

Liu, Xue & Zongping Xiang (2008). Civic media reform movement in the U.S.A: 1920s-2007. Mass Communication Research (Xinwenxue Yanjiu), 97, 179-229.

Shan, Bo & Xue Liu (2007). The democratic implications, inherent nature and problems of the American media reform movement. China Media Reports (Zhongguo Chuanmei Baogao), 23(3), 4-17.

Liu, Xue (2007). The transition of American media in recent thirty years. Hubei Social Sciences (Hubei Shehui Kexue), 10, 188-190.

Sorbonne post doc

CELSA, the Graduate School of Journalism and Communications of the Sorbonne University, seeks an articulate and experienced native-English-speaking researcher to play a key role in curricular development and teaching in association with its languages department and degree programs.

The Graduate Fellowship position will be composed of 10-12 hours of work per week during the 2012-2013 academic year.  Coursework will be based on a combination of teaching (classroom and tutorial settings) and research on innovative forms of pedagogy, including case-study writing, to further the fellow’s professional development.  Fellows will also present their research plans and results to the academic community at least once during the year-long fellowship.  The monthly stipend for the position is €1,256.12 (after taxes) for the 12-month period based on a Contrat de Lecteur in the French national education system.

Ideal candidates will possess proven knowledge of the Information and Communication Sciences in an effort to promote a cross-cultural understanding of the field to students and colleagues.  The candidate must possess excellent written and spoken communication skills in English.  Successful candidates will be able to communicate in French in addition to being adept at using computer soft and hardware for innovative pedagogical applications. An advanced university degree, some teaching experience and specific research experience would also be assets.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
All candidates wishing to apply should send a CV, a letter describing the research to be pursued while a fellow and how scholarship will be furthered at CELSA and with its research group (GRIPIC), two samples of their scholarship, course syllabi and teaching evaluations (if available) and two letters of reference to the University.  All inquiries and applications should be directed by email to kyle.schneider@celsa.paris-sorbonne.fr or by post to:
Mr. Kyle Schneider
Graduate School of Journalism & Communications (CELSA) – Université Paris-Sorbonne
77, rue de Villiers
92523 Neuilly-sur-Seine Cedex
France

Applications must be received before 1 March 2012.  All applicants will be contacted during the month of March 2012.  CELSA’s policy is to employ the best qualified personnel, while providing equal opportunity for the advancement of employees and not to discriminate against any person because of any condition or requirement which cannot be shown to be justified. All applications are dealt with fairly and properly in line with our policies and procedures.  Applicants from CELSA’s international partner institutions will be given first priority for the post.  However, all those interested are encouraged to apply.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE CELSA:
A graduate school at the Sorbonne University, CELSA offers degree programs in Journalism, Institutional Communications, Marketing + Advertising, Media, Communications Management and Human Resources. It awards an Undergraduate Degree (Licence), Master’s Degrees (Research and Professional tracks) and an MBA in addition to Magistère and Doctorate Degrees.  CELSA has pioneered interactive teaching since its creation in 1957. The trademark of the school is its foothold in academic and professional worlds, demonstrated by its pedagogical supervision, international outreach and placement of graduates in their chosen professions through internship and work-placement programs.

Read more at www.celsa.fr.