Assistant Professor of Music
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Applications are invited for:-


Department of Music

Assistant Professor

(Ref. 210001DI) (Closing date: August 30, 2021)


The Department of Music is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Historical Musicology.


Applicants should have: (i) a PhD degree in a relevant field; (ii) a primary research area in historical musicology (18th - 20th century) with a secondary specialty in pedagogy and global musicology; and (iii) a record of outstanding publications and successful grant applications, or clear potential thereof.


The appointee is expected to strengthen and complement the Department’s research activities and to actively apply for external competitive grants. Duties include (a) conducting top-tier independent and joint research; (b) teaching two courses per semester at the undergraduate/postgraduate level; (c) supervising students’ projects and theses; and (d) assisting in administrative duties.


Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing January 2022, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.


Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an online application via the CUHK e-Recruitment platform and upload a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, copies of up to five recent publications, as well as the names and email addresses of at least three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for providing references.

[Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref. 210000MQ) are under consideration and need not reapply in this instance.]


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