In 2016/17, THEi is offering 20 degree programmes through three faculties. Faculty of Design and Environment: Advertising, Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Landscape Management, and Surveying (jointly with the Faculty of Science and Technology) and Landscape Architecture...

In 2016/17, THEi is offering 20 degree programmes through three faculties.

Faculty of Design and Environment: Advertising, Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Landscape Management, and Surveying (jointly with the Faculty of Science and Technology) and Landscape Architecture (2-year professional programme).

Faculty of Management and Hospitality: Sports and Recreation Management, Culinary Arts and Management, Professional Accounting, Hotel Operations Management, Public Relations and Management, and Retail Management.

Faculty of Science and Technology: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Management, Building Services Engineering, Health Care, Food Science and Safety, Multimedia Technology and Innovation, and Information and Communications Technology.

In 2016/17, seven programmes (Fashion Design, Product Design, Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Landscape Management, Culinary Arts and Management, Civil Engineering, and Environmental Engineering and Management) are in the Government’s Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions / Sectors, which provides subsidies to students varying from $40,000 to $70,000 per year.

All the programmes are accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications. Most of them are also accredited by the relevant professional bodies.

A new campus is being built on a site in Chai Wan next door to the Institute of Vocational Education (IVE) campus at Chai Wan. It is scheduled for completion in 2017/18.

Assistant Professor (Horticulture and Landscape Management) (Fractional)

Job level Middle
Education Master Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Others
Published On 17/11/2016
ref. O/THEi-FDE/ASST_PROF(HLM)/11/16

Faculty of Design and Environment

Assistant Professor (Horticulture and Landscape Management) (Fractional)
Ref.: O/THEi-FDE/ASST_PROF(HLM)/11/16

The appointee shall report to the Dean and support the Dean in developing and implementing strategies and plans for the programme of Professional Diploma in Horticulture and Landscape Management of the Faculty; providing strong academic leadership in programme design and development, and the formulation of learning and teaching strategies; delivering quality programmes; taking part in teaching and supervising student work; and leading and participating in scholarly activities, including but not limited to research, consultancy, networking and collaborating with industry.

The successful candidate should have a master’s degree, preferably a doctoral degree, in Horticulture, Arboriculture, Landscape, or related fields, and/or professional qualifications as well as teaching experience at tertiary level; research or practical industry experience in the related fields; good understanding of the higher education environment; good management, interpersonal and social skills; and high proficiency in English and preferably in Chinese, including Putonghua.

Notes:

(1)    Candidates may be appointed on temporary terms of employment.

(2)    The appointee may be required to perform duties at different sites and work irregular hours, shifts and on Saturdays and Sundays.

(3)   The remuneration package will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION

(a)  Application forms [VTC-1 (Rev. 12/2012)] are available from: (i) G/F., VTC Tower, 27 Wood Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong; or (ii) the website http://www.vtc.edu.hk/html/en/career.html

(b)  A completed application form, together with an applicaiton letter and full curriculum vitae, should be sent to The Registry, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, Room 315, 20A Tsing Yi Road, Tsing Yi Island, N.T., Hong Kong.  Please specify on the envelope the reference of the post. 

Closing date for application: 30 November 2016 

The Institute reserves the right not to fill the post.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only and will be destroyed within 24 months.