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  • No. of Vacancy: N/A
  • Job Location: Hong Kong (HK)
  • Employment Type: Full Time
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  • Gender: Any
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  • Career level: Mid-Senior level
  • Posted On: Nov 5, 2017
  • Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2017

Job Description/Responsibility

  • The Faulty of Arts of The Chinese University of Hong Kong seeks candidates for the appointment as Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor for the BA Programme in Cultural Management.
  • Established in 2012, BA Programme in Cultural Management is the first and only BA programme in such discipline in Hong Kong. It is a multi-disciplinary programme with emphasis in providing the knowledge and skills in the studies of public humanities, with the intention to provide students a substantial understanding in the studies of humanities, nurture their critical skills in cultural studies, at the same time equips them with the practical and administrative skills in cultural management. 
  • In line with the Programme’s development, the Faculty invites applications around the globe for the appointment as Associate Professor or Assistant Professor. Expressions of interest from scholars in all fields of cultural management are welcome, but applicants with interests & industrial connections in the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply: Cultural Heritage & Preservation; Visual Arts Administration; City Development; Public & Community Art; Creative Industry; Musical Performance Administration; Theatre Studies; Xiqu; Historical Architecture; Performing Arts Management; Organization of Arts Festival, Curatorship, etc.
  • Applicants for the professoriate post should have (i) a PhD degree in cultural management or a relevant discipline; (ii) demonstrated knowledge and engagement with the field of cultural management as discipline and profession; and (iii) possessed record of effective teaching and an ambitious research program including experience in fieldwork and publications. 
  • The successful candidate would serve the BA Programme in Cultural Management on a renewable basis of a professoriate post for (a) teaching; (b) curriculum development; (c) planning and realizing the Programme’s initiatives; and (d) research and continuous academic support for the Programme. All professoriate staff in the Programme are expected to contribute to research, teaching and service; therefore applicants for Associate Professorship or Assistant Professorship should be able to demonstrate potential for leadership in all three areas. 

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Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing in August 2018, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. 
Further information about the programme is available at 

About the Company

Company Name: The University of Hong Kong

Company Profile: The University of Hong Kong (or HKU, as it is familiarly known to students, staff and alumni) is the oldest tertiary education institution in Hong Kong. On March 16, 1910, Sir Frederick Lugard, the then Governor of Hong Kong, laid the foundation stone for the University. The University was first incorporated in Hong Kong as a self-governing body of scholars by the University Ordinance on March 30, 1911. On March 11, 1912, the University was officially opened, and Arts, Engineering and Medicine would become its first Faculties. The Faculty of Medicine evolved from the Hong Kong College of Medicine, founded in 1887. Of the College's early alumni, the most renowned was Dr Sun Yat-sen, often regarded as the founder of modern China.

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