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Associate Professor of Practice or Senior Lecturer or Lecturer, Specialised in Digital Fabrication

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
24 May 2024

Job Details

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Associate Professor of Practice or Senior Lecturer or Lecturer (Specialised in Digital Fabrication) in the Department of Architecture for the Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design Programme (Ref. 526217), to commence on September 1, 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a one-year full-time appointment, with the possibility of renewal. 

The Department of Architecture is internationally recognised as one of the world's most reputable architectural schools.  The Department prides itself on providing a rigorous and dynamic research environment, with scholars and professionals who have a diversity of research interests.  The Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design is a postgraduate programme.  Students and teachers research, design, and construct on-site collectively in a full-time, one-year, three-trimester programme to implement experimental building practices with local communities. For information about the programme, please visit https://thebuildingsociety.arch.hku.hk/

Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Architecture, specialised in digital fabrication and hands-on making skills.  They should be proficient in using computer-controlled fabrication machinery, including laser cutters, CNC milling machine, and 3D printers, and have experience using traditional wood and metal workshop machinery and power tools as well as robotic fabrication.  Subject to their prior experience, the job title and salary offered may be adjusted accordingly.

The appointee is expected to teach design and elective courses about fabrication.  Besides teaching duties, the appointee will support the programme by developing a fabrication workshop and being involved in pedagogical development.

For enquiries about the post, please write to Professor Kuo, Jze Yi, Deputy Programme Director, Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design, Department of Architecture (e-mail: thebuildingsociety@hku.hk).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a one-page cover letter, a one-page teaching statement, the contact information of two referees, and a portfolio demonstrating experience in fabrication (less than 20MB, 20 pages maximum).  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible after the application deadline of May 10, 2024 (extended to May 24, 2024), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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