Job Opening: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Art History)

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Art History) – (180002DM)

Department/Unit: Department of Fine Arts

Closing Date: Until the post is filled

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The Department offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in studio art and art history. Its curriculum adopts an inclusive approach to Chinese art and culture – traditional, modern, international and contemporary, with particular emphasis on the connection between contemporary Chinese and Western art.

Applicants should have (i) a relevant doctoral degree; (ii) related teaching experience at university level; (iii) a good track record of research or strong research capacity and potential; (iv) ability to teach a wide range of subjects and elective courses in Chinese art history, particularly Chinese painting and calligraphy; and (v) ability to teach effectively in both English and Chinese. The ability to teach contemporary Chinese art will be considered as an advantage.

Duties include (a) teaching; (b) conducting research and securing research grants; and (c) assisting in administration, course co-ordination and project development work as assigned.

Appointment will normally be made on a contract basis for up to three years initially commencing January 2020, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Applications will be considered immediately and will continue until the post is filled.

Applicants please upload the full resume with a cover letter, copies of academic credentials, publication list with abstracts of selected published papers, a research plan, a teaching statement, together with names and e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicant’s consent has been given for their providing reference (unless otherwise specified).

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