Part-time Faculty Member in Music Performance
Beijing Normal University - Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) now invites candidates for this part-time position which is expected to be filled in February 2024:
Part-time Faculty Member in Music Performance
The Department of Music at UIC invites applications from learner-centered scholars/practitioners in the field of music to teach musical performance related courses to undergraduate students in the Music Performance programme.
All applicants should hold a terminal degree in music (Master’s or above) with extensive working experience in a related discipline. Successful candidates are expected to be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Evidence of success in the organization and coordination of musical performances is a plus. Preference will be given to candidates who have international teaching experience in a higher education setting.
Candidates should have the ability to:
· Play and teach on one or two musical instruments
· Communicate and collaborate effectively, respectfully, and productively with a variety of stakeholders, including students, staff and the community
· Keep abreast of regional, national, and international developments and initiatives in music and music industry
· Orchestral studies (strings, woodwinds, brass & percussion)
· Chinese traditional instruments
· Music production, composition, and songwriting
· Classical and contemporary music performance styles
· Music industry studies
Proficiency in English is required. English is the medium of instruction in the Music Performance Programme. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and research accomplishments.
Application package to include
· Job application form
· Cover letter
· Current resume or CV
· Latest teaching evaluation results (if available)
· Any supporting documents that demonstrate candidate’s competence for the position (e.g. awards, videos/web-links of recitals, etc.)
· References might be requested after selection for interview
Appointments to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract of one semester or one year. Continuation of appointment beyond the initial term will be subject to mutual agreement.
Salary and benefits:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience.
Closing Date: Nov 1, 2023
Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online: https://hrapp.uic.edu.cn/recruit/job/vacancy/JobDetail/784.
If you are unable to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications should include an application package and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from https://hro.uic.edu.cn/Job_Opportunities_/Application_Procedure.htm Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.
The College reserves the right not to fill these positions, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse environment.
About the Programme:
The Music Performance Programme Founded in 2020 and housed in the School of Culture and Creativity, UIC’s Music Performance major focuses on training well-rounded musicians and giving them opportunities to develop a wide range of professional and musical skills. Through UIC's comprehensive four-year programme of study, students receive advanced training and gain in-depth knowledge of music performance that prepares them to become creative artists with an international outlook. This pioneering programme cultivates future professionals and leaders in the cultural and creative industries in China and the world. By pursuing a liberal arts education, the first of its kind in China, these future leaders also develop social awareness and interpersonal skills that prepare them to successfully compete in a global environment to meet market demands.
The School of Culture and Creativity (SCC) at United International College (UIC) offers a comprehensive, transformative and multidisciplinary approach to the studies of culture, media, design and creative industries. A range of programmes with a strong creative and practical focus will be offered by the School, including the Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Animation and Interactive Media, the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Culture, Creativity and Management, the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Cinema and Television, the Bachelor of Communication (Hons) in Media Arts and Design, the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Music Performance, the Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, Master of Arts in communication - Film TV & New Media Concentration, Master of Arts in communication - Interactive Media Studies Concentration.