Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Creative Arts) (Ref.: 21000P5)

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 10, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Established by the Hong Kong Government in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong today is the largest self-financing university in Hong Kong and has developed into a dynamic, innovative, full-fledged university comprising 6 Schools.

The University has been offering full-time programmes since 2001 and joined the Joint University Programmes Admission System (JUPAS) since 2007.  Currently, the University offers about 200 programmes of studies with around 10,000 full-time undergraduates and 1,000 postgraduates, and more than 8,000 part-time students in its 5 Schools namely School of Arts and Social Sciences, Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, School of Education and Languages, School of Nursing and Health Studies and School of Science and Technology.  In addition, there are more than 2,000 full-time and 2,000 part-time students studying in Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE).

The University strives to provide high quality and flexible university education at various levels, and to excel as a provider of higher education. Our full-time programmes for qualified secondary school leavers are on par with other established universities across Hong Kong. We are committed to advancing learning, knowledge, and research that meet students’ learning aspirations and society’s talent needs, focusing on practical and professional programmes. As a multi-mode university, we use innovative teaching and the latest education technology to offer world class education, guided by our core values of fairness, integrity, perseverance, and innovation.

The Department of Creative Arts at the School of Arts and Social Sciences is now inviting applications for the position of Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer.  Applications from qualified scholars in the following specialty areas of Sound design and editing, sound recording, audio mixing, music technology, sound engineering or Advertising, media and communication, cultural and creative industries will be considered.

 

For details of the curriculum, please access the programme website: http://www.ouhk.edu.hk/~asswww/ca/ave_bg.html .

 

Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Creative Arts) (Ref.: 21000P5)

 

 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee(s) will mainly be responsible for the followings:

  • Planning, development, coordination and delivery of courses (including classroom and/or studio teaching) in Sound design and editing, sound recording, audio mixing, music technology, sound engineering or Advertising, media and communication, cultural and creative industries at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
  • Undertaking/engaging in academic research and/or creative production activities;
  • Undertaking/engaging in scholarly and professional activities;
  • Participating in School/University activities and administration; and
  • Performing any other duties as assigned by the Dean (A&SS) or his/her nominee(s).

Requirements

Applicants for Assistant Professor are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • An earned doctorate in a relevant discipline with relevant teaching/professional experience (preferably including programme and course administration);
  • Record of research and peer-reviewed publications, involvement in professional and community services & activities; and
  • Teaching experience with an interdisciplinary approach will be an advantage;
  • A good command of English and Chinese (both Cantonese and Putonghua) ; and
  • Forward thinking in terms of programme development, familiar with the industrial practices, and knowledgeable about local and international educational standards in the professions.

Applicants established practicing artists with a strong record of experience in creative work and research but without a doctorate will be considered for the post of Senior Lecturer/Lecturer.

 

Compensation Package

Competitive compensation package including basic salary, end-of-contract gratuity and discretionary incentive (if any) will be offered to the right candidate. Fringe benefits such as generous annual leave, staff learning and development sponsorship, medical & dental benefits and life insurance coverage will also be provided.

Application Procedures

Application should be made online through the University’s eRecruitment System.

https://ouhk.taleo.net/careersection/ex_full_time/jobapply.ftl?lang=en&job=21000P5

 

Deadline: 24 May 2021

 

General information about the University is available on the University’s website http://www.ouhk.edu.hk.  Personal data provided by job applicants will be handled strictly in accordance with the University’s Personal Data Privacy Policy.  The “Personal Data (Privacy) Notice for Job Applicant” is also available on the above website.  Applicants who are not contacted by the University within eight weeks from the closing date may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.