Instructor (Ref. 230106017)
With 85 years of rich heritage, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has evolved alongside our society and made pivotal contributions to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world. PolyU pursues world-class excellence in education and research, and it offers a wide range of programmes in six faculties and three independent schools. Besides ranking among the top 100 universities globally by both THE and QS World University Rankings, PolyU was placed among the top 20 universities in four disciplines in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, with three of them ranking 1st in Hong Kong.
The appointee will be required to:
(a) undertake tutorial, laboratory, workshop and classroom teaching duties in essential skills for spatial and interior design undergraduate students including teaching technology and construction for interior designers, teaching and tutoring techniques and visualisation skills in 2D and 3D representation (including hand sketching, perspective drawing, 3D modelling, technical drawing, detail drawing, rendering, model making and CAD/CAM modelling), integrated drawing systems and basic presentation communication related skills;
(b) develop knowledge transfer components relevant to spatial settings and associated technologies;
(c) undertake teaching duties, supervise student projects, and develop course work and laboratory work;
(d) assess student achievement and academic performance;
(e) assist in project and development work for academic and research activities;
(f) provide support to the environment and interior design related research labs of the School; and
(g) perform any other duties as assigned by the Dean of School, programme leader or their delegates.
(a) have a master’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or related fields;
(b) have at least two years of post-qualification relevant teaching and/or professional practice experience;
(c) have good connection with the third sector and the cultural industry locally;
(d) have good knowledge of design and critical theories and be able to teach systems thinking skills under the interdisciplinary design context of the School;
(e) be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and experience in innovative pedagogical approach; and
(f) be highly proficient in written and spoken English, and have good communication and interpersonal skills.
Applicants should submit a portfolio of relevant teaching and professional work.
Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.
Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website (https://jobs.polyu.edu.hk/academic). Consideration of applications will commence on 8 February 2023 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/pics_for_recruitment/.
PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.