Tenure-Track Associate / Assistant Professor, Division of Landscape Architecture

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
26 Apr 2023
End of advertisement period
20 Jun 2023
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Architecture (01100)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Division of Landscape Architecture in the Faculty of Architecture (Ref. 520181), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.  Exceptionally outstanding candidates at Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment with tenure.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in a subject area relevant to conservation, landscape architecture, or environmental design. Preference will be given to those having a strong track record of academic research publication and securing competitive research grants.  Applicants should have at least three years’ relevant experience in teaching at the university level and course/curriculum development.  They should demonstrate an established record of teaching and research either in heritage conservation, with a focus on fully integrated human, social, environmental, and economic sustainability in the constructed environment, or landscape architecture and environmental history, with a focus on emerging economies and non-western traditions. They should be able to demonstrate a critical and sensitive approach to community development and environmental justice.

The appointee will assist in the Division's leadership in the areas of environmental history and theory and the delivery of a strategic vision that builds on ongoing research and pedagogical initiatives within its Landscape and Conservation programmes.  

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addiction to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a statement of interest and summary of merits, a one-page research statement, a one-page teaching statement, the contact information of three academics who are familiar with the applicant's teaching background and experience, and a research and teaching portfolio (less than 25MB).  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until June 20, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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