THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Lecturer in Architecture

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
28 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Nov 2018
Ref
201801570
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Architecture (Ref.: 201801570) (to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 10 % of basic salary, with the possibility of renewal)

Applicants should possess a Master's degree in a design-based discipline, and at least 1 year’s instructional experience in material technologies in practice or education. They should be proficient in the use of computer-controlled fabrication machinery including laser cutters, CNC milling machine, 3D printers, and have experience in using and managing traditional wood/metal workshop machinery and power tools. The appointee will perform academic and research-based duties including teaching, writing grant proposals and applying for funding for new equipment and initiatives; provide technical, logistical and pedagogical support to teachers, students and researchers; provide support for the future planning and development of the Fabrication and Robotics Laboratories; and perform other duties as assigned. He/She will be expected to work collaboratively with teachers, supporting staff, and students.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. Please note that the University is not able to offer a relocation assistance package (including temporary University housing accommodation and a passage and baggage allowance) to the successful candidate recruited from overseas.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a portfolio of fabrication-related design work to the Department at applyarc@hku.hk. Application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until November 9, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.