Professor/Associate/Assistant Professor/Research Assistant/Postdoctorate Researcher in Music

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
18 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Embarking on a new stage of development, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has launched institutional research clusters to underpin interdisciplinary research and theme-based research for promoting research excellence and knowledge/technology transfer. The University is recruiting a number of academics who are critically-engaged scholars and/or practitioners with strong track records in innovative creative media/practice and research.

Cluster on Creative Media/Practice (Music) (PR0230/18-19)

Areas of Focus:

Music Performance/Music Composition/Music Education/Music Technology

Research Themes:

  • Interdisciplinary Creative Practice
  • Creative Practice for Social Engagement and Transformation

Candidates with the following background, or combination of such, are invited to apply:

  1. Performance (Piano, Violin, Cello)
  2. Historical Performance (Keyboard, Strings)
  3. Contemporary Music Performance
  4. Experimental Sound Practice
  5. Scoring for Film, Television, Video Games
  6. Songwriting
  7. Music Education
  8. Music Production
  9. Music Technology

Where appropriate, candidates should submit a digital portfolio of multimedia work (preferably through web-links or PDFs of works). Candidates are also expected to have a track record in academic research.

The appointees are expected to be an active member in the cluster including (but not limited to) work in the areas of curriculum design, undergraduate and postgraduate student mentoring, quality assurance, and supervision of undergraduate honours projects and postgraduate research. The appointee is also expected to conduct independent and collaborative research of high quality and submit grant proposals. Applicants should possess a PhD/DMA degree in relevant fields and/or equivalent professional qualifications.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed term contract of two to three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

For enquiry, please contact the Convenor of the cluster on Creative Media/Practice:

Prof. Johnny Poon (email: creative@hkbu.edu.hk)

More information about the Cluster on Creative Media/Practice can be found on the website of the HKBU’s Graduate School (https://gs.hkbu.edu.hk/research/hkbu-research-strategy).

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is on-going and will continue until the positions are filled.

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