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Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Creative Arts) (Ref: 21001D0)

Hong Kong Metropolitan University
Hong Kong
Competitive Salary
Posted Date
Aug 2, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Other Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Founded in 1989, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) today is a modern and full-fledged university with about 10,000 full-time undergraduates, 1,900 postgraduates and 8,700 part-time students.  We tailor our professional programmes to market trends and industry needs, thus providing our students with clear career paths. Our efforts and achievements in providing professional education are evidenced by the largest share in the number of subsidized places under the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/ Sectors (SSSDP) in Hong Kong.

The University has joined the Joint University Programmes Admission System (JUPAS) since 2007.  Currently, the University offers 220 programmes 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 the Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE).

With the HKSAR Legislative Council's approval, The Open University of Hong Kong will be renamed as Hong Kong Metropolitan University effective from 1 September 2021, which marks the University’s unique position in metropolitan Hong Kong and points to aspiration in the 21st century.

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: .


Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Creative Arts) (Ref: 21001D0)



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 or sound engineering 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).


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.

Deadline: 20 August 2021


General information about the University is available on the University’s website  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.

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