Job: Postdoctoral Fellow position (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Position: Postdoctoral Fellow position
Institution: Art Museum and the Department of Fine Arts at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Job reference: 200001DE
Deadline: [removed]

The Art Museum (AM), along with the Department of Fine Arts (FAA), is recruiting a Postdoctoral Fellow with an expertise in Chinese Buddhist art to examine the rubbings taken from various Buddhist sites and monuments located in China. The first pilot project selects the group of cave temples of Gongxian in Gongyi (Henan), and the research will contribute to a collaborative exhibition with mainland Chinese institutions.

Applicants should have (i) obtained a PhD degree within five years prior to the commencement of the appointment; (ii) expertise in Chinese Buddhist art or related field; and (iii) an excellent command of Chinese and English.

The appointee is expected to work closely with AM and FAA on the Chinese Buddhist Rubbings project. He/she will be responsible for (a) conducting research on selected Chinese Buddhist rubbings in CUHK and preparing the catalogue raisonné; (b) assisting the Curators/Principal Investigators in the production of a project/exhibition catalogue; (c) contributing to curatorial work of the project exhibition; (d) engaging in academic activities of AM and FAA; and (e) teaching his/her specialisation for FAA at least one course or seminar per year. Duty travel will be required.

Appointment will be made on contract basis for one year commencing November 2020, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

In the online application, applicants should submit a digital dossier which includes:

  • a statement of expertise (up to two pages);
  • a full curriculum vitae;
  • a list of potential three referees;
  • a writing sample.

Application Procedure
To apply, please submit online application through Human Resources Office website HERE.