LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor of Teaching/Lecturer, Office of the Faculty of Arts

Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
21 May 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2021
Ref
21/07
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

(Post Ref.: 21/07)

The Faculty of Arts (http://www.LN.edu.hk/arts/) offers the best of liberal arts education to students who join us to pursue one of our distinctive BA (Hons) degrees. The Faculty encompasses seven Arts Departments, two language centres and several research centres. To foster innovative thinking and creativity, the Faculty will offer a new self-financed bachelor degree programme.

The Faculty of Arts is looking for a specialist in digital animation to develop and teach a BA major in animation and digital arts. The appointee is expected to teach a broad range of subjects, covering 2D and 3D animation, VR, animation history, interactive media, and computer arts.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) or a PhD Degree in relevant fields and demonstrate expertise in at least two of the following areas:

  1. Animation production;
  2. Extended Reality;
  3. Game design;
  4. Art and Animation History; and
  5. Interactive media.

The applicant should also have experience in curriculum design and teaching, as well as good track record of publications or creative outputs. Proficiency in Chinese and English is essential.

Appointment

The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. Appointment for the post of Assistant Professor of Teaching will normally be made on contract basis for three years, and appointment for the post of Lecturer will normally be made on contract basis for two years.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicant's consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will start from March 2021 and continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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