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Lecturer in Landscape Architecture

The University of Hong Kong The University of Hong Kong Employer:
Hong Kong, HKLocation:
Mon, Apr 30 '18Posted on:
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The University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Lecturer in Landscape Architecture (Ref.: 201800554)

Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in the Division of Landscape Architecture of the Department of Architecture, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis.

Candidates should have a professional degree in Landscape Architecture or a closely related field from a leading university.  Preferably, they should hold professional membership in a recognized professional landscape architecture institute, and maintain active engagement in the professional community.  They should also have a minimum of 5 years’ full-time teaching experience at the tertiary level, or equivalent professional work experience.  Preference will be given to those with demonstrated innovative teaching skills, and with expertise in landscape design, landscape representation and fabrication.  We are keen to appoint a candidate that can enhance the Division’s focus on urban and infrastructural landscapes within Southeast Asia.

Information about the Department/Division can be obtained at http://www.arch.hku.hk/ and via the Division’s yearbook, http://www.arch.hku.hk/media/upload/2017_HKU_landscape_BOOK.pdf .

A globally competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V., and two references from senior academics familiar with the applicant’s academic and research background, skills and experience plus research and teaching portfolio (less than 20MB) to the Department at apptdla@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes June 30, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy

 

apptdla@hku.hk


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