Assistant Professor in Music

Hong Kong Baptist University
Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
Doctoral
English

Job Description

Assistant Professor in Music

The Department of Music (http://mus.hkbu.edu.hk) has rapidly emerged as one of the leading institutions in Hong Kong to provide a rigorous performance curriculum supported by vibrant music-making activities. The Department currently has 14 full-time, 13 part-time and over 90 adjunct faculty members. Our artist teachers share our commitment to helping students reach a high level of musical and intellectual development. Many of our graduates have continued their studies in graduate schools worldwide, including top institutions for performance studies in the USA and Europe.

The Department now seeks outstanding applicants for one substantiable/tenure-track faculty position in Violin specialising in contemporary music performance and/or historical performance.

The appointee is expected to fully engage in creative and research works within his/her specialism, such as by giving solo recitals and collaborative concerts in significant venues. In addition, he/she should be able to teach a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in two or more of the following areas:

a. String Performance and Pedagogy Seminar
b. Chamber Music Coaching and Collaborative Performance
c. Historical Performance Practice
d. Contemporary Performance
e. Other courses assigned by the Head of Department

The appointee is expected to be an active member in Department and Faculty-level administration, including (but not limited to) quality assurance, curriculum development, academic advising, supervision of undergraduate Honours Projects and postgraduate research, active participation in student recruitment, juries, and auditions.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree in music performance, collegiate-level teaching experience, and a proven record of success in their chosen area of expertise.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2017. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/applicationforms; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. Completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications and/or creative outputs (performance/compositions), preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications or creative outputs, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct. Applicants 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 not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics

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 then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications will begin on 31 December 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. 


Technical Skills

  • Quality Assurance