2018-present Distinguished Professor of Film, University of Lincoln, UK.

2014-2017 ARC Future Fellow, University of New South Wales.

2014-2015 Head of School, School of the Arts, The University of Liverpool, UK.

2012-current Distinguished Professor, iCinema Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia.

2012-2014 Professor of Comparative Film and Cultural Studies, University of New South Wales.
2012 Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professor, Centre for World Cinemas, University of Leeds, UK.
20102011 Foundation Dean, Media and Communication, RMIT.
2008-2009 Professor of Chinese Media Studies, University of Sydney (Honorary Professor 2012-2012)
2004-2008 Professor and Director of International Studies, Institute for International Studies, University of Technology, Sydney
2004-2008 Professor of Communication and Culture and Director of University Research Centre for Communication and Culture: Transforming Cultures. University of Technology, Sydney
20032004 Associate Professor and Head, Film and Television, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology
20012004 Senior Lecturer, Media and Communications, University of Melbourne
1997-2001 Lecturer B then Senior Lecturer (Media Studies), Murdoch University
19961997 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chinese Cultural Studies, University of Westminster