Lecturer, Art History and/or Museum Studies, Department of Visual Studies

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
13 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part 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 and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and the broad curriculum covers an array of general education, interdisciplinary and science courses. The School of Graduate Studies offers research and taught postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education for the wider society. 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.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Part-time Lecturer (Art History and/or Museum Studies)
Department of Visual Studies

(Post Ref.: 22/132)

The Department of Visual Studies (VS) at Lingnan University offers a multi-disciplinary course of study, focusing on art history and film art. The VS curriculum emphasises the history, theory and philosophy of visual arts and culture in Asia and beyond, together with experiential, object- and skill-based learning through fieldtrips, studio practice, curatorial training and internships. VS admits undergraduate, MPhil and PhD students per academic year. A new taught Master’s programme in Curating and Art History (MACAH) has been launched in 2020/21. For more information about the MA programme, please visit

VS is looking for a part-time lecturer to teach 1-3 course(s) on Art History and Museum Studies in the academic year of 2022/23, such as theories and histories of European art, provenance research, archival research, digital museum, or special topics of art history, in the MACAH programme. The appointee may also be invited to supervise research dissertations.

General Requirements

Applicants for the position should have:

  1. a Master’s or PhD degree in Art History, Museum Studies or a relevant discipline;
  2. Relevant teaching and curatorial experience; and
  3. Good command of English language.

Candidates should specify their teaching contribution to the MACAH programme and provide information about their track records, including evidence of high-quality teaching in relevant subjects, research output and curatorial projects.


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term basis.

Application Procedure

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants should 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 start from 12 May 2022 and 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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