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Fwd: Chinese University of Hong Kong: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Architectural Design)

Job Vacancy Details

Department/Unit  School of Architecture <>
Position  Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Architectural Design)

Reference Number         0910/185(737)/2
Closing Date
(mm dd,yyyy)     July 31, 2010

Post Specification
The School is committed to discovery and design as the primary mode of work and teaching, and focuses on study and advancement of architecture in all its scales and scope. It works as a community of students, teachers, visiting designers and architects, support staff and assistants, and other colleagues dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the advancement of architecture and self-education. It draws upon a rich source of cognate departments in the University, other professional communities in Hong Kong, and associated universities in China and overseas. Further information about the School is available at

Applicants should have

(i) a PhD degree in architecture and/or urban design, OR a professional Master degree in architecture plus professional registration and at least four years’ post-qualification practical or teaching experience (or at least six years’ post-qualification practical or teaching experience if not holding a professional registration); (ii) demonstrated original and outstanding achievement in architectural and urban design (as supported by evidence of design or research projects and outputs); and (iii) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The appointee will undertake teaching, research and curriculum development in architectural design with focus on urban design and planning. Preference will be given to those who have substantial experience in design, research and/or teaching.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing December 2010, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Monthly Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointee.

The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure
Please send a letter of interest with a full resume, portfolio, names and addresses (personal fax numbers/e-mail addresses as well, if available) of three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), and any other supporting materials to Prof. Ho Puay Peng, Director of the School of Architecture either by post (School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong) or by e-mail: on or before July 31, 2010. For enquiries, please contact Mrs. Annabel Leung, Executive Assistant of the School via e-mail:; fax: (852) 2603 5267; or tel.: (852) 2609 6552 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (852) 2609 6552      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

Please quote the reference number and mark ‘Application – Confidential’ on cover. The Personal Information Collection Statement <>  will be provided upon request.

Posting Date : Jun 17, 2010

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