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Assistant Professor of Teaching, Department of Digital Arts and Creative Industries

Employer
Lingnan University
Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and the broad curriculum covers an array of general education, interdisciplinary and science courses. The School of Graduate Studies offers research and taught postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education for the wider society. Lingnan s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. Applications are now invited for the following post:


Assistant Professor of Teaching

Department of Digital Arts and Creative Industries

(Post Ref.: 23/296
)


The Department of Digital Arts and Creative Industries (DACI) is an interdisciplinary and innovative learning hub that encompasses a wide range of areas, including film and television, animation, museums and curating, art history, as well as digital arts and immersive media. We offer broad theoretical study and practical training for students seeking careers in Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area's burgeoning creative and cultural industries. The Department of Digital Arts and Creative Industries (DACI) currently offers three Undergraduate programmes, BA (Hons) Aminations and Digital Arts, BA (Hons) in Creative Media Industries and BA (Hons) in Visual Studies, and two taught master programmes, MA in Creative and Media Industries (MACMI) and MA in Curating and Art History (MACAH). For more information about the programme, please visit https://www.ln.edu.hk/daci/.


DACI is inviting applications for a position of Assistant Professor of Teaching to contribute to teaching in the areas of Art History, Museum Studies, or Curating, to commence in August 2024. The appointee is expected to: (a) teach relevant courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels; (b) supervise postgraduate and/or undergraduate capstone projects; (c) contribute to service and development of the Department; (d) undertake other duties as assigned by the University.


The appointee will teach a wide range of subjects, including Critical Perspectives in Art History, Provenance Research, Arts of Europe, other art history electives, and thesis supervision. Service for this role includes academic advising and student recruitment.


Requirements


Applicants for the position should have a strong PhD in Art History or Museum Studies. Key criteria for shortlisted candidates include:



  1. A strong teaching record;

  2. Ability to teach and design courses in Art History, Museum Studies, or Curating of BA and MA levels;

  3. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for developing meaningful collaborations with students and colleagues in a liberal arts setting.


Shortlisted candidates are required to provide information about their research records, evidence of high-quality teaching in relevant subjects and will be requested to provide a sample course syllabus in the relevant field before the interview.


Salary and Benefits


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.


Application Procedure (online application only)


Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.


We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will start from mid-December 2023 until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.


The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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