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Senior Teaching Fellow in Digital Fashion

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Institute of Textiles and Clothing

Location: Hung Hom - Hong Kong
Salary: A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th February 2021
Expires: 19th April 2021
Job Ref: 21021906



Senior Teaching Fellow in Digital Fashion (Ref. 21021906)


The appointee will be required to:

(a) engage in teaching and learning activities, and conduct lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical sessions;

(b) prepare and develop teaching materials, design teaching and assessment strategies, deliver teaching in academic settings appropriate for the objective of learning, interact with and motivate students, and assess the performance of and give feedback to students;

(c) ensure the quality of subject curriculum and overall teaching and learning approach and the effective operation of the subject;

(d) provide leadership, coordination and supervision in activities pertaining to the operation of an academic programme and/or a relevant professional service;

(e) assist in the development and management of relevant teaching facilities; and

(f) participate in scholarly research and consultancy projects.

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Applicants should have:

(a) a master’s degree, preferably with a PhD, in a relevant discipline;

(b) ideally not less than six years of post-qualification tertiary teaching experience and/or industrial experience in digital fashion, preferably at international level;

(c) demonstrated a high level of proficiency in teaching, and have shown potential for making substantial contributions in curriculum and pedagogy development and subject and programme management;

(d) sound knowledge of university teaching in the areas of digital creation and/or social commerce, covering subjects such as digital marketing and data analytics, multimedia presentation and communication, 2D and 3D CAD, photography and visual effects, sound and video editing, UX/UI design, multiplatform applications, and/or character design and animation; and

(e) good communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction.

Preference will be given to those who have (1) an established track record of research outputs in top-tier refereed journals and research grant applications, with postgraduate supervisions being an advantage; and (2) experience in promoting teaching quality.

Applicants with less experience will be considered for appointment at Teaching Fellow level. The job duty requirements and expectation will be in line with the appointed grade.

Remuneration and 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.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 


Please send a completed application form by post with the names and addresses of three referees to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to  Application forms can be downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Consideration of applications will commence in the end of March 2021 until the position is filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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.

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