Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer (Creative Arts)

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
07 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong today is the largest self-financing university in Hong Kong and has developed into a dynamic, innovative, full-fledged university comprising 6 Schools.

The University began offering full-time programmes since 2001 and joined the Joint University Programmes Admission System (JUPAS) since 2007. Currently, the University offers about 200 programmes of studies with over 10,000 full-time and 9,000 part-time students in its 5 Schools namely School of Arts and Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, School of Education and Languages, School of Nursing and Health Studies and School of Science and Technology. In addition, there are about 2,000 full-time and 3,000 part-time students studying in Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE).

The University strives to provide high quality and flexible university education at various levels, and to excel as a provider of higher education. Our full-time programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong. We are committed to advancing learning, knowledge, and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes. As a multi-mode university, we use innovative teaching and the latest education technology to offer world class education, guided by our core values of fairness, integrity, perseverance, and innovation.

We are now inviting application(s) for the following posts in the Department of Creative Arts at the School of Arts and Social Sciences.  For details of the curriculum, please access the programme website: http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/~asswww/ca/ave_bg.html.

Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer (Creative Arts) (Ref. No.: 200031C)

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Applications from qualified scholars in the following specialty areas of Creative Arts including:

  • new media art, computational/generative art and graphics, installation art, video production, moving images, interactive/immersive digital art and virtual reality (MR).

The appointee(s) shall mainly be responsible for the followings:

  • Planning, development, coordination and delivery of courses (including classroom and/or studio teaching) in the Department of Creative Arts at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
  • Undertaking/engaging in academic research and/or creative production activities;
  • Undertaking/engaging in scholarly and professional activities;
  • Participating in School/University activities and administration; and
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Dean (A&SS) or his/her nominee(s).

Requirements

Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • An earned doctorate in a relevant discipline with relevant teaching/professional experience (preferably including programme and course administration);
  • Record of research and peer-reviewed publications, involvement in professional and community services & activities;
  • Teaching experience with an interdisciplinary approach will be an advantage;
  • A good command of English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Putonghua); and
  • Forward thinking in terms of programme development, familiar with the industrial practices, and knowledgeable about local and international educational standards in the professions.

Applicants established practicing artists with a strong record of experience in creative work and research but without a doctorate will be considered for the post of Senior Lecturer.

Compensation Package

Competitive compensation package including basic salary, end-of-contract gratuity and discretionary incentive (if any) will be offered to the right candidate. Fringe benefits such as generous annual leave, staff learning and development sponsorship, medical & dental benefits and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

Application Procedures

Application should be made online through the University’s eRecruitment System.

https://ouhk.taleo.net/careersection/ex_full_time/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=200031C  

Deadline: 31 July 2020

General information about the University is available on the University’s website http://www.ouhk.edu.hk.  Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University’s Personal Data Privacy Policy.  The “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” is also available on the above website.  Applicants who are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

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