Assistant Professor - Department of Cultural and Creative Arts

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
21 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Founded in 1994 and awarded the University title in 2016, The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) is a publicly funded university, dedicated to the advancement of learning and teaching through a diverse offering of academic and research programmes up to doctoral level in teacher education and complementary disciplines, such as the social sciences and humanities.  The University aspires to further enhance its role as a leading university in the Asia Pacific region and beyond, with a focus on educational research, development and innovation, and recognized for its excellence in nurturing outstanding and caring professionals as well as the impact of scholarship.

The University has an academic/teaching staff strength of about 450 and total student headcount of about 11,000.  It has a Graduate School and three Faculties, namely, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, and Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, comprising 16 academic departments, as well as various University-level and Faculty-level research and professional development centres.  For more information about the University, please visit http://www.eduhk.hk.

We are looking for suitable candidate(s) to fill the following position(s).  If you are excited by the prospect of contributing your expertise to the development of a leading university at the heart of Asia Pacific region and beyond, we would like to hear from you.

Assistant Professor (Ref: AsstProf/CCA/0920)
Department of Cultural and Creative Arts

The Department of Cultural and Creative Arts aims to be one of the premier arts education providers in the region and is committed to sustain a creative and dynamic learning environment in Music, Visual Arts and other art-related disciplines that promotes and supports high standards of professionalism in teaching, learning, research and knowledge transfer.  It aims to nurture skilled, knowledgeable and caring graduates and empower them to achieve academic and artistic excellence in transformative roles as innovative educators, enterprising community-based arts practitioners, creative thinkers and cultural leaders in the 21st Century.

The Department seeks applications for the post of Assistant Professor in the areas of music performance psychology / museum studies / creative industry / art administration / drama and theatre / cultural studies.  Applicants who could teach more than one discipline is preferred.  Appointee will participate in activities related to teaching, research, knowledge transfer and community service.  He/She is also expected to contribute to curriculum/programme development at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and partake in departmental activities and management.  

Applicants must possess a relevant doctoral degree and a strong track record in teaching and research experience.  He/She should be an active researcher with a remarkable publication list and able to obtain research/project funding and produce internationally recognized research and/or creative output.

For information on the Department, please visit:  https://www.eduhk.hk/cca/ 
For enquiries, please contact the Head of Department, Professor LEUNG Bo-Wah at bwleung@eduhk.hk.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.  Fringe benefits include contract-end gratuity, leave, medical and dental benefits, and where applicable, housing benefits. 

Application Forms are obtainable from (a) http://www.eduhk.hk/hro/applyfor.htm; or (b) the Human Resources Office, 3/F, Cho Kwai Chee Foundation Building, The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong.  The completed Application Form, together with full CV, should be sent to the Human Resources Office by email to hro1@eduhk.hk or by post to the above address.  Review of applications will start from 30 September 2020, and will continue until the post is filled.  Please quote the reference number of the position in the application and mark “Strictly Confidential – Job Application” on the envelope.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.  For details of the Personal Information Collection Statement, please refer to http://www.eduhk.hk/jobsopp/index.php?glang=en.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.  Only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position(s) advertised.  Since the incumbent may engage in work relating to students in schools, prospective employee(s) may be requested to undergo Sexual Conviction Record Check operated by the Hong Kong Police.

EdUHK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

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