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Assistant Professor of Teaching, Department of Digital Arts and Cultural Industries

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

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:

Department of Digital Arts and Cultural Industries

(Post Ref.: 23/62)

Department of Digital Arts and Cultural Industries (DACI) offers multi-disciplinary BA and MA programmes, broadly covering the history, theory and expression of visual art, moving images, material culture and the development of creative industries in Hong Kong, China and beyond.

BA in Animation and Digital Arts Programme under Department of Digital Arts and Cultural Industries is looking for a specialist in animation with solid art background to teach the animation and digital arts courses.

For more information about the Department, please visit

General Requirements

The appointee is expected to teach a board range of subjects, covering 2D and 3D animation, VR, animation history, interactive media and computer arts. Applicants should have a 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.


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, research leave, conference leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. The appointee is entitled to apply for both internal and external grants in support of his/her teaching, research and conference activities.

The appointment will be made on a renewable contract of three years.

Appointment(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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