Associate Lecturer/Teaching Assistant, Center for Journalism and Media Studies with UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Type of work: Full time

Department: Center for Journalism and Media Studies (31000)

Categories: Academic staff

Assistant Lecturer or Teaching Assistant at the Center for Journalism and Media Studies (Ref: 515938) (starting September 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter for one year, with possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds)

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with at least six years of proven work experience as a journalist, editor and/or producer in the newsroom. A good command of written and spoken English is essential. Knowledge of other Asian languages ​​and teaching experience would be an advantage. They should also have a solid understanding of the Hong Kong news and social media landscape and a good grasp of digital verification tools.

The appointee will assist the faculty in overseeing the Annie Lab fact-checking project (https://annielab.org) and teaching relevant courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. He/she is expected to contribute to research projects, publications and events as needed.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University is only accepting online applications for the above position. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV, including contact details of three referees in the online application form, and two examples of published work (articles, video reports, etc.). Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until August 15, 2022or until the position is filled, whichever comes first.