Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Department of Visual Studies, Lingnan University, 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, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. 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. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society. Applications are now invited for the following post:
Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Department of Visual Studies
(Post Ref.: 21/02/AFAH)
The Department of Visual Studies (VS) offers a multi-disciplinary course of study, focusing on art history and film art. VS admits about 30 undergraduate, MPhil and PhD students each academic year. The BA (Hons) in Visual Studies curriculum emphasises the history and theory of visual arts and culture in Asia and beyond; in addition, the programme offers students practical, object- and skill-based learning through studio practice, video production, curatorial projects and internships. The Department also offers a taught Master’s programme in Curating and Art History (MACAH). Another new taught Master’s programme in Creative and Media Industries (MACMI) will be launched in 2021/22. For more information about the Department and its programmes, please visit https://www.LN.edu.hk/visual.
VS is inviting applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Senior Lecturer/Lecturer. The appointee is expected to: (i) teach a number of courses on studio arts, including supervising internships and undergraduate final projects, for 30 hours (about 10 courses/sessions) each academic year; (ii) serve as internship coordinator; (iii) develop and implement innovative teaching approaches; and (iv) contribute to service and development of the Department. The appointee may also be invited to supervise internships and curatorial projects in MA programmes.
Applicants for the position should have:
- An MFA, DFA and/or a PhD degree in a relevant discipline;
- At least four years’ relevant experience for appointment as Lecturer and at least eight years’ experience for appointment as Senior Lecturer;
- Excellent track record of teaching in higher education, including curriculum development, innovative pedagogy and grants;
- Proven record of exhibitions, awards and professional services; and
- Commitment to knowledge transfer, community engagement and related activities.
Applicants who can teach a wide range of practice-based studio courses, such as drawing, printmaking, digital imaging, video art and photography, are of particular interest. Strong track record of creative and curatorial practices is highly desirable. Applicants are required to provide information about their art portfolios and evidence of high-quality teaching in relevant subjects.
The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and 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.
Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to two years.
Application Procedure (online application only)
Applicants are invited to submit their applications and resumes at our online system https://lingnan.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/70?c=lingnan. The job search will continue until the posts are filled. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees, including a recent employer, to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Please specify the post/level you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.
We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will start from March 2021 and will continue 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.