Applications are invited for appointment as Lecturer in European Art History in the School of Humanities (Art History) (Ref.: 526577), to commence on August 1, 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Requirements and job description:

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Art History or a related field.  We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach European art in periods between the middle ages and the 18th century.  However, we also welcome applicants with expertise in art histories that can complement our existing programme.  Candidates with experience in digital humanities or substantial involvement in museums and other art institutions are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a workload of five courses for undergraduate and taught postgraduate students, provide academic guidance and supervision to students, and participate in departmental service.


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, together with contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave and professional leave, medical benefits, and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

Application closes on July 31, 2024.

Enquiries can be directed to Professor Yeewan Koon, Chairperson of the Department of Art History.

For further information and online application, please click here.

The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. The Faculty of Arts expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.