Associate Professor in Music

Hong Kong (HK)
30 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Hong Kong Baptist University


Department of Music

Associate Professor in Music (PR297/16-17)

The Department of Music (http://mus.hkbu.edu.hk) has rapidly emerged as one of the leading institutions in Hong Kong to provide a rigorous performance curriculum supported by vibrant music-making activities.  The Department currently has 14 full-time, 13 part-time and over 100 adjunct faculty members.  Our artist teachers share our commitment to helping students reach a high level of musical and intellectual development.  Many of our graduates have continued their studies in graduate schools worldwide, including top institutions in the USA and Europe.

The Department of Music now seeks outstanding applicants for one substantiable/tenure-track faculty position as Associate Professor specialising in the field of historical performance studies (Western Classical Music after 1600).

The appointee is expected to fully engage in research works within his/her specialism.  In addition, he/she should be able to teach a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in historical performance practice, music history and other courses assigned by the Head of Department.

The appointee is expected to be an active member in Department and Faculty-level administration, including (but not limited to) quality assurance, curriculum development, academic advising, supervision of undergraduate Honours Projects and postgraduate research, active participation in student recruitment, juries, and auditions.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in music (PhD or equivalent), collegiate-level teaching experience, an outstanding record of scholarly outputs in historical performance studies, and a proven record of success in their chosen area of expertise.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2017.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which should be sent to the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong or by E-mail to recruit@hkbu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be obtained by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants are requested to send in samples of creative outputs (performance/compositions) and/or research publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent works, and their most recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University‚Äôs Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications will begin on 1 May 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

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