Job ref no.: 18001VX (CT3117935-01#0063)
The Open University of Hong Kong

Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Creative Arts)

The Open University of Hong Kong

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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 all specialty areas of Creative Arts including creative writing, music technology, sound recording, audio and sound engineering, film, TV and video, photography, digital art, computer graphics, computer animation, visual effects, virtual reality (VR/AR), dynamic simulation and procedural modelling will be considered.

Assistant Professor / Senior Lecturer / Lecturer (Creative Arts) (Ref: 18001VX)

Major Duties

The appointee(s) as Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer will be responsible for, and those as Lecturer will assist to, the planning, development, coordination and delivery (including classroom and/or studio teaching) of courses in the Department of Creative Arts.

The appointee(s) as Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer will be expected to undertake/engage in academic research and/or creative production activities. He/she will also be responsible for programme administration/development. The appointee(s) as Lecturer will undertake classroom teaching in related disciplines and assist in programme administration/development and be responsible for liaison with secondary schools and tertiary education institutions and other relevant stakeholders.

Appointee(s) at all levels will be expected to participate/engage in School/University activities and services.


Applicants should possess the following:

  1. Normally an earned doctorate for Assistant Professor or a higher degree for Lecturer in a relevant discipline with relevant teaching/professional experience (preferably including programme and course administration). 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;
  2. A record of research and peer-reviewed publications, involvement in professional and community services & activities;
  3. Teaching experience with an interdisciplinary approach will be an advantage;
  4. Be forward thinking in terms of programme development, familiar with the industrial practices, and knowledgeable about local and international educational standards in the professions; and
  5. A good command of English and Chinese (preferably including Putonghua).

Pay & Benefits Package

Successful candidate will be appointed on a full-time contract.  Competitive pay and benefits package including annual leave, medical & dental benefits, life insurance coverage, gratuity, discretionary incentive as well as learning & development opportunities will be provided.

Application Procedures

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


Deadline:   23 December 2018


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Job ref no. 18001VX (CT3117935-01#0063)
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Job Function
  • Homantin
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 3 years - 10 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Master's degree