Lecturer, Art History and/or Museum Studies, Department of Visual Studies job with LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Lingnan University, a separate liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to providing quality education for the whole person by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship, and community engagement. With three academic faculties and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate programs in the arts, business and social sciences, and the extensive curriculum covers a range of general education courses, interdisciplinary and scientific. The School of Graduate Studies offers research and teaching programs from postgraduate to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education to society at large. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterized by a broad interdisciplinary curriculum with specialized disciplinary studies; close relationship between students and staff; a vibrant residential campus; numerous global learning opportunities; active community involvement and diverse work experience.

Applications are now invited for the following position:

Part-time lecturer (art history and/or museum studies)
Department of Visual Studies

(Ref. post : 22/132)

The Department of Visual Studies (VS) at Lingnan University offers a multidisciplinary study program, focusing on art history and film art. The VS program emphasizes the history, theory and philosophy of visual arts and culture in Asia and beyond, as well as experiential, object-based and skill-based learning through excursions, studio practices, curatorial training and internships. VS admits undergraduate, masters and doctoral students per academic year. A new taught Masters program in Conservation and Art History (MACAH) was launched in 2020/21. For more information about the master’s program, please visit https://www.ln.edu.hk/visual/macah.

VS is looking for a part-time lecturer to teach 1-3 courses in art history and museum studies in the 2022/23 academic year, such as theories and histories of European art, provenance research, archival research, the digital museum, or special art history topics, in the MACAH program. The incumbent may also be invited to direct research dissertations.

General requirements

Candidates for the position must have:

  1. a master’s or doctoral degree in art history, museum studies, or a relevant discipline;
  2. Relevant teaching and curatorial experience; and
  3. Good command of the English language.

Applicants should specify their educational contribution to the MACAH program and provide information about their background, including evidence of high-quality teaching in relevant subjects, research findings, and curatorial projects.

Appointment

The terms of engagement will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be on a fixed term basis.

Application procedure

Please click”Apply nowto submit your application. Applicants must provide the names and contact details of at least three references to whom applicants have provided consent to provide references. The personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only..

We are an equal opportunity employer. The review of applications will start from May 12, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the advertised position, or to fill the position by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates are notified.

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