THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Adjunct Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Department of Architecture

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
20 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2020
Ref
500456
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part 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.

Work type: Fractional / Part-time, Hourly-paid
Department: Department of Architecture (01100)
Categories: Professoriate Staff, Academic-related Staff

The Department of Architecture invites applications for appointments as Adjunct Assistant Professor / Part-time hourly-paid Lecturer in the Department of Architecture (several posts) (Ref. 500456), to start in Fall 2020 for one semester/academic year, with the possibility of renewal upon meeting performance criteria.

The Department of Architecture is internationally recognized as one of the world's best architectural schools. It offers an active and dynamic research and teaching environment and a diverse, talented team of scholars and professionals engaged in all facets of architecture and landscape-related inquiry. At its core, the Department values critical design thinking and prides itself on questioning the status quo through architectural innovation. The scale and breadth of case studies in the region offers candidates an exciting portfolio of potential research projects in alignment with the program’s Urban Labs structure, which is designed to facilitate collective research work, cross disciplinary boundaries, and develop forums for exchange. Faculty members take an active part in shaping the Department’s culture through both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, which are composed of an ambitious and energetic community of students from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Asia, and around the world. More information about the Department can be obtained at http://arch.hku.hk.

Applicants should possess a professional degree in Architecture. They should have a verified track record of international collaboration and overall teaching excellence, and clear evidence of an extensive teaching record demonstrative of their continuous refinement in teaching capacity from its planning to implementation and evaluation. They should maintain a highly critical form of practice that contributes to discourse and debate and engages in the various complexities that shape the discipline of architecture in Hong Kong. Preference will be given to those with an advanced degree in Architecture or an additional experience in related fields. Applicants should have a valid permit to work in Hong Kong.

The appointees should be able to conduct teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels of the following courses: design studios, core courses on visual culture, communication, building and material technology, and advanced seminars. They should also be able to contribute to the Department’s academic affairs including teaching, learning, and service, and help to strengthen the University’s international ties with other leading institutions.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., portfolio (less than 20MB), a 1-page statement outlining research interests and teaching philosophy, and an academic writing sample. They may be requested to submit three reference letters written by senior academics familiar with their practice and teaching background. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until July 15, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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