Appel à candidature : poste de maître-assistant en histoire de l’art médiéval ou de l’art de la Renaissance (University of Hong Kong, septembre 2016)

DATE LIMITE : 11 JANVIER 2016
DATE DE PRISE DE FONCTION : 1e SEPTEMBRE 2016
DURÉE DU CONTRAT : TROIS ANS

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 over 27,700 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.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Medieval or Renaissance Art History (Ref.: 201501246)

Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Medieval or Renaissance Art History, to commence on September 1, 2016, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department of Fine Arts (http://www.fa.hku.hk) has one of the best art history programs in Asia, with six full-time art historians spanning Western and Asian art, and with special strength in intercultural study. There are on average 35 undergraduate majors per year, plus a few M.Phil. and Ph.D. students. All instruction is in English.

The appointee should have a Ph.D. degree before taking up the appointment. He/She will maintain a high level of research and publication, and will teach courses in Renaissance art and other areas that extend and complement our existing curriculum.  Teaching load is three or four courses per year, with excellent library resources and funding for research and travel.  For inquiries, please contact Dr. Roslyn Lee Hammers, department chair, at rhammers@hku.hk, tel. +852-3917-2612.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as annual leave and medical benefits.  Salary range HKD $619,860 – $958,020 per annum (roughly USD $79,469 – $122,823 at current exchange rates) depending on qualifications.  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.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Contact:    Applicants should submit the following materials to AP1246@hku.hk: a completed application form (341/1111) (available from http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc); a cover letter detailing research plans and teaching abilities; an up-to-date C.V.; a writing sample; and three confidential letters of recommendation sent by your recommenders.  Applications should be submitted by January 11, 2016 (including all recommendation letters by January 22, 2016).  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.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 a No-Smoking Policy
Website:    http://jobs.hku.hk
Primary Category:    Art and Art History
Secondary Categories:    None
Posting Date:    10/16/2015
Closing Date    01/14/2016


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