Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, School of Humanities

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Monday, 28 December 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 10 February 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

European and/or Mediterranean Medieval or Early Modern Art History

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Humanities (05200)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Professor/Associate Professor on tenure terms or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in European and/or Mediterranean Medieval or Early Modern Art History in the School of Humanities (Art History) (Ref.: 502323), to commence on September 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. Appointment as Assistant Professor will be made on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants must have the Ph.D. degree in hand at the time of appointment. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to rigorous and innovative research, and to high standards of teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.   For inquiries, please contact Professor Greg Thomas, Department of Art History, at

The Department of Art History ( is one of the leading art history faculties in Asia, and our Faculty of Arts is highly ranked internationally (currently 16 in QS and 31 in THE global rankings by Arts and Humanities subjects). Humanities research is well-supported, with excellent library resources and numerous grant opportunities, including support for research travel and teaching relief. Teaching load is three courses per year and all instruction is in English. The Department of Art History graduates on average 35 undergraduate majors per year, 20 M.A. students, and a small number of M.Phil. and Ph.D. students.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and/or University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.; a cover letter detailing research plans and teaching abilities (maximum two pages); a writing sample; and a portfolio of past teaching materials and evaluations (if applicable). Applicants should also arrange three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly by your recommenders to Application review begins December 10, 2020 (please submit all recommendation letters by December 21) and continues until February 10, 2021 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier

The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.

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