The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts seeks a Lecturer in Scenic Art.
The postholder will be responsible for teaching theoretical classes and conducting practical application workshops and tutorials as well as supervising students during rehearsal and performing periods. In addition to these responsibilities, the postholder will be expected to assist with curriculum planning and course development.
(a) A degree in a relevant theatre technical arts discipline, or professional training to an equivalent level.
(b) Significant professional experience in the postholder’s area of theatre specialism, especially in scenic art teaching and paint shop management.
(c) Full time teaching in the specialism area of at least 2 years and/or part time teaching of at least 4 years at tertiary level is expected.
(d) Extensive professional design portfolio required.
(e) Good communication skills in English. Chinese may be an advantage.
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT
Appointment will be on a two-year contract, with possibility of renewal, subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity payment equal up to 15% of basic salary earned during the contract period will be payable upon satisfactory completion of contract. Fringe benefits include leave, medical, and dental benefits. Although subject to negotiation, the expected commencement date is mid-August 2019. The current standard rate of income tax in Hong Kong is 15%.
Interested parties should forward their applications with detailed curriculum vitae to:
The Human Resources Office
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
No.1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Closing date for application is 26 January 2019. For further details about the Academy, please visit its website at www.hkapa.edu. Please quote the reference code ‘L(SA)’ on the application.
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About Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
The HKAPA offers BFA and MFA degree level education in all aspects of performance related arts. Scenic Art is a Major area of study within the School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts (TEA). The successful candidate should have at lease 7 - 10 years professional industry related experience. This is a rare opportunity to experience life in the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong. An exciting and creative city, with the HKAPA at the centre of a vibrant theatre and entertainment arts scene.