Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Art History)

Hong Kong (HK)
15 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Fine Arts
Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Art History)
(Ref. 180002DM)

The Department offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in studio art and art history. Its curriculum adopts an inclusive approach to Chinese art and culture - traditional, modern, international and contemporary, with particular emphasis on the connection between contemporary Chinese and Western art.

Applicants should have (i) a relevant doctoral degree; (ii) related teaching experience at university level; (iii) a good track record of research or strong research capacity and potential; (iv) ability to teach a wide range of subjects and elective courses in Chinese art history, particularly Chinese painting and calligraphy; and (v) ability to teach effectively in both English and Chinese. The ability to teach contemporary Chinese art will be considered as an advantage.

Duties include (a) teaching; (b) conducting research and securing research grants; and (c) assisting in administration, course co-ordination and project development work as assigned.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing January 2020, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. 
Applications will be considered immediately and will continue until the post is filled. 

For further information about the Department of Fine Arts, please visit:

Application Procedure
Applicants please upload the full resume with a cover letter, copies of academic credentials, publication list with abstracts of selected published papers, a research plan, a teaching statement, together with names and e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicant's consent has been given for their providing reference (unless otherwise specified).

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit