Job: Curator at the University Museum and Art Gallery (University of Hong Kong)

Date of event:   30/06/2020 − 30/06/2020

Position: Curator (Full-time)
Reference number: 500286
Deadline: 30 June 2020
Location: University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Curator (at the rank of Administrative Assistant I) in the University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG) (Ref.: 500286), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Art History, Asian History/Studies, History, Anthropology or related areas, with an emphasis on Chinese history and culture, and at least 5 years’ professional experience in museum work. They should also have working knowledge of curatorial practices; an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and the ability to handle collection objects independently and exercise independent judgment. Those with lower qualifications or less experience may be considered for appointment as Associate Curator/Assistant Curator.

Reporting to the Director, the appointee will be responsible for documentation, interpretation, and maintenance of the Museum’s permanent collection. He/She will oversee part of the Museum’s Chinese art collection; contribute to educational programming; ensure appropriate and accurate record-keeping procedures for the Museum collections and operations; and act as a spokesperson for the Museum with the media, at functions, conferences and meetings when appropriate. Teaching opportunities may arise within the University. Information about UMAG can be obtained here.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until June 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

For more information please see the website here.