Associate Professor of Teaching (Architectural Environment Technology)

Associate Professor of Teaching (Architectural Environment Technology)

The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
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Applications are invited for appointment as Associate Professor of Teaching in the Department of Architecture (Ref. 503828), to commence as soon as possible, on a non-tenure track, two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.
The Department of Architecture is internationally recognized as one of the world's best architectural schools. It offers an active and dynamic research and teaching environment and a diverse, talented team of scholars and professionals engaged in all facets of design-related inquiry. At its core, the Department values critical design thinking and prides itself on questioning the status quo through design innovation. The scale and breadth of case studies in the region offer candidates an exciting portfolio of potential research projects in alignment with the program’s Urban Labs structure, which is designed to facilitate collective research work, cross disciplinary boundaries, and develop forums for exchange. Faculty members take an active part in shaping the Department’s culture through both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, which are composed of an ambitious and energetic community of students from Hong Kong, mainland China, Asia, and around the world. More information about the Department can be obtained at .
Applicants should have a minimum of six years’ teaching experience at the tertiary level and possess a postgraduate and professional degree in the relevant field. A Ph.D. degree is desirable. They should also have an established research record in the area of sustainable architecture, demonstrated innovative teaching skills, and a track record of research in architectural and related practice demonstrating design innovation. They should possess knowledge of building codes, design integration experience in environment controls and building services in architectural design.
The appointee is expected to teach the relevant postgraduate and undergraduate courses, and lead a research team on related studies. He/She will also be expected to work with the Head of Department to contribute leadership on teaching and learning matters.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
The appointee will be appointed at the rank of Senior Lecturer.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a research and teaching portfolio (less than 20MB and a maximum of 20 pages), a one-page teaching statement, and an academic writing sample (a maximum of 5 pages). Applicants may be requested to submit three reference letters written by senior academics familiar with their practice and teaching background. Closes April 26, 2021.

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