The Division of Humanities of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is searching for suitable candidates to fill a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor in the disciplines of film, media, or cultural studies. Areas of specialization include Chinese-language films, Japanese films, Korean films, East Asian films in comparative perspectives, media studies, or East Asian popular culture. Preference will be given to candidates whose research is border-crossing, interdisciplinary, and integrates the formal analysis of film and media with rigorous theoretical concerns. The position is to be filled beginning in Fall 2023. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the introductory Common Core course, Critical Thinking, and Data Literacy, and teach courses in east Asian cinema, world cinema, and popular culture that complement current curricular offerings.
Apart from a master’s degree program in Chinese Culture and a research postgraduate degree program at both the master’s and doctoral levels under the broad umbrella of the Division of Humanities, the Division offers general education courses for all undergraduates at HKUST. Together with the Division of Social Science, the Division of Humanities offers a multidisciplinary undergraduate major program of BSc in Global China Studies.