Associate Professor, Arts Administration and Management

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Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
24 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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. 

Lingnan University is ranked 2nd worldwide for "Quality Education" in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020, and leaped 20 places in the overall QS World University Rankings 2021 as well as being in the top 35 in "International Faculty".  Lingnan was named one of the "Top 10 Liberal Arts Colleges in Asia" by Forbes in 2015.

Lingnan Strategic Faculty Recruitment

Lingnan University aspires to excel as Asia’s leading liberal arts university with outstanding teaching and learning, scholarship and community engagement. In line with the University’s Strategic Plan 2019-2025 to build scholarly and research capabilities in designated strategic areas over the next few years, with a special focus on cross-Faculty collaborations in multi-disciplinary research and teaching programmes, we now invite applications from around the globe for various interdisciplinary academic positions at the rank from Postdoctoral Fellow to Chair Professor.

Associate Professor, Arts Administration and Management
(Post Ref.: 20/215)

The University is seeking to hire a full-time Associate Professor in Arts Administration and Management.  Candidates should have (1) a PhD in arts administration/management or cultural policy; (2) a good track record in curriculum design for and teaching of arts administration and management programme (preferably at the postgraduate level); (3) a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals of good international standing and/or university presses, (4) a good track record in competitive grant applications in the relevant areas; (5) knowledge of local and regional sectors of cultural and creative industry; and (6) knowledge of "arts tech” field, encompassing digital conveyancing of arts education.

The appointee will join the School of Graduate Studies and the Faculty of Arts and will be expected to conduct research projects and publish outputs with high impact, teaching courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and participate in academic and professional activities. The appointee would also collaborate with the Faculty of Business on relevant, inter-disciplinary research and teaching matters.  In particular, the appointee is expected to apply for external competitive grant, and commit to teaching excellence and active services to the Faculty and the University.  Candidates are required to provide evidence of their research records and quality teaching.  A proven record in academic leadership and institutional service would be a distinct advantage. 


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. 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 will normally be made on an initial contract of three years, which, subject to review and mutual agreement, may normally lead to longer-term appointment with possibility of consideration for substantiation.

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 applicants’ 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 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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