Professor in Chinese Music
Department/ Unit: Department of Music
Closing Date: Until the post is filled
The Department of Music is looking for a senior and prominent scholar to fill a post at professor level to enhance its capacity in the field of Chinese Music. We especially encourage applications from scholars with research profiles that cross disciplinary boundaries and/or additional fields of expertise.
Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline; (ii) a dossier of outstanding published research, with indications of substantial forthcoming publications; (iii) demonstrable achievements in obtaining external competitive research grants; (iv) a successful track record in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and (v) experience in academic and administrative leadership positions.
The appointee will (a) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; (b) conduct independent and/or collaborative research projects with external grant support; (c) supervise research postgraduate students; and (d) assume major academic and administrative leadership roles.
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, commencing as soon as possible, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Outstanding candidates with substantial experience may be considered for substantive appointment forthwith.
Review of applications is in progress and will continue until the post is filled.