Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer I / Lecturer II in Jewellery Design / Wearables

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer I / Lecturer II in Jewellery Design / Wearables

Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong
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Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer I / Lecturer II in Jewellery Design / Wearables (PR0289/20-21)
The Academy of Visual Arts (AVA) is the first university academy of its kind in Hong Kong, providing professional visual arts undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programmes linked to international exchange and the fast-growing creative industries. AVA is committed to nurturing creative and professional talent of international renown and strives to provide the very best in visual arts education, combining studio-based research, critical and historical studies and sustainable service for the cultural and creative sectors as well as for the community at large.
We are looking for an Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer to extend teaching, research and practice in jewellery design and/or wearables or a person to creatively cross over between these areas. The Academy has a focus on traditional and contemporary craft practices, which we would like to continue and strengthen. The primary teaching focus will be on delivering undergraduate courses related to jewellery and/or wearables as well as supervision of individual student projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The appointee will have access to the specialised facilities, studios and workshops as well as the broader and expanding research platform at AVA and the University. The successful applicant will work alongside staff in the Academy and take an active part in organising and developing studio facilities and student projects, and coordinating associated programmes (workshops, guest lectures, conferences, exhibitions, screenings, etc.). He/She will also work with AVA's academic programmes at different levels as well as our international Artist-in-Residence Programme.
Applicants should possess a final degree in a relevant discipline, and have a keen interest in design teaching, practice and research demonstrated by their academic, professional and personal experience. Applicants without a doctoral degree will be considered based on equivalent academic/professional background. Records of successful grant applications or project funding will be preferable.
Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two to three years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to performance review and mutual agreement.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Procedure:
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (). Applicants are requested to send in portfolio of professional/creative practice and samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent works, and their most recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (email: ) direct. Those not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at .
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.
Closing date: 19 May 2021

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