The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Arts
Dean of the Faculty of Arts
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The University of Hong Kong
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 over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 27,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is one of the flagship faculties of the University of Hong Kong and is ranked no. 1 in Asia in Arts and Humanities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-2014. With approximately 2,740 students and 230 full-time academic and academic-related staff, the Faculty comprises four Schools and two Centres: School of Chinese, School of English, School of Humanities, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Centre for Applied English Studies and Centre for the Humanities and Medicine. For more information, please visit the Faculty’s website at http://arts.hku.hk/
The Dean will provide academic and strategic leadership within the Faculty, with a view to further strengthening its position as one of the leading Arts faculties internationally. He/she will also be responsible for enhancing the close ties that exist with other academic and professional organizations outside the University, locally, regionally and internationally. The position carries the status and title of Professor and the appointment will be for a term of five years, subject to renewal for longer terms.
Qualifications and Qualities
- Distinguished academic credentials and international recognition for his/her achievements in research, scholarship and teaching
- Academic leadership experience in a university setting
- Commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration
- A people-person with strong communication and networking skills
- Keen interest to remain an active scholar
Application and Nomination
The University of Hong Kong invites applications and nominations for appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Arts. Interested persons are invited to submit their materials by email to the address below on or before 28 February 2014.
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