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Tenured Professor in the Department of Architecture

Centenary Recruitment Plan

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 about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 23,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 1,800 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

As the University is celebrating its 100th anniversary, a major human resource expansion plan has been launched to provide 200 new academic positions. The purpose of this Centenary Recruitment Plan is to enhance our research competitiveness and to facilitate the introduction and delivery of a new four-year undergraduate curriculum from 2012.

Building on Hong Kong international status and its mission to serve China, the University offers an intellectually-stimulating and culturally-rich academic environment, with attractive remuneration packages.

Tenured Professor in the Department of Architecture
(Ref.: 201200591)

Applications are invited for appointment as Professor in the Department of Architecture, from January 1, 2013. The successful candidate will be considered for direct tenure subject to approval.

The Department of Architecture educates students in an active culture of service, scholarship and invention. Uniquely situated at the crossroads of Chinese heritage and global influence, the Department takes the approach that design is best explored from a sophisticated understanding of both. Through a multidisciplinary curriculum emphasizing technology, history and culture, students gain broad expertise in the management of the environmental, social, and aesthetic challenges of contemporary architectural design. Through opportunities for international exchange, study travel, and community workshops, the Department of Architecture prepares graduates for participation in an international community of design experts at the highest level. Further information about the Department can be obtained at

Applicants should have internationally recognized standing in architecture, and a demonstrated record of excellence in Architectural Design and/or scholarship of the History and Theory of Architecture. The appointee is expected to provide academic leadership, and enrich and enhance the Department’s international standing through excellence in their teaching and their practice or research. Dedication to innovation and excellence in education is expected.

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201101031) need not re-apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment carries housing benefits, leave, and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form and an up-to-date C.V. to Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at Further particulars can be obtained at Closes September 30, 2012. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunity employer

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