Associate Professor or Professor in Communication and Media Studies

Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Job description

Sunway University is one of Malaysia’s and SE Asia’s premier private universities. It is owned and governed by the not for profit Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, established by the founder and chairman of the Sunway Group of companies, Tan Sri Dr. Jeffrey Cheah. It is fully approved as a higher education provider by the Ministry of Education of Malaysia. It is rated 5* by the QS for its teaching, employability and facilities. The University’s vision is to be a world class institution.

The Department of Communication & Liberal Arts is a leading provider of communication programmes in the country (see and we work closely with the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, at Lancaster University, a top ten UK university, which offers dual degrees in partnership with us.

We are now seeking outstanding applicants for the positions of Associate Professor and Professor. The relevant fields of expertise include communication and media studies. We welcome candidates who are dynamic and self-driven and who can contribute to the advancement of our tradition of excellence. Only candidates who hold a PhD with proven teaching experience will be considered.

Candidates should have a sound record of research and a clear research strategy. They should demonstrate the potential to develop research leadership in one of the areas of expertise that we seek. Applicants must have the ability to teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

If you are looking for an exciting new career opportunity as an academic in a leading university, get in touch with us without delay. An attractive remuneration package will be given to qualified candidates as per their work experience and qualifications. Informal enquiries can be made to Dr. Chan Nee Nee, Head of Department for Communication & Liberal Arts at

How to apply

Application Process
To apply, send a detailed curriculum vitae including the names and contact details of three referees. Applicants should indicate the level of appointment for which they wish to be considered. Please also include a statement addressing the selection criteria and a separate covering letter stating current and expected salary along with any other confidential information to:

Chief Resources Officer
Sunway University
No. 5 Jalan Universiti,
Bandar Sunway
47500 Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
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Sunway University, Malaysia is wholly-owned by the not-for-profit Jeffrey Cheah Foundation, a first-of-its-kind structure for private education in Malaysia.