Post Date: 09 Nov 2018

Functions: Education
Types: Contract
Education: Master Degree or above
Salary: -
Location: Shatin Area

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Assistant Professor


Department of Music

(Ref : 1800027H) (Closing date : February 8, 2019)

The Department of Music seeks a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. We welcome applicants from all over the world with diverse musical expertise and teaching experiences. To learn more about the CUHK Music Department, please visit :

Applicants should have (i) a doctoral degree in composition or composition and theory; (ii) demonstrated potential for developing as distinguished and productive composers in acoustic and electronic music; and (iii) a strong commitment to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Applicants should also have excellent grant record, teaching evaluations, and postgraduate student supervision experience.

Duties would include (a) teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses; (b) supervising composition postgraduate students; (c) maintaining an active composition/research/performance agenda; (d) applying for internal/external grants; (e) serving on student thesis and dissertation committees; (f) coaching ensembles; (g) participating in departmental, college, faculty and/or university committees; and (h) undertaking other administrative duties.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2019, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Applicants should complete the on-line application form and upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, copies of academic credentials / transcripts, a composition work list and three representative compositions (PDF scores and mp3 recordings).

Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the Chairman, Department of Music, Room 201, Hui Yeung Shing Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong by post or by e-mail to:


Application Procedure :
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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