West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

Curator, Design and Architecture (Ref:19076)

Hong Kong Island (Cyberport Office)

(Candidates with less experience may be considered for Associate Curator, Design and Architecture)

You will be responsible for:

  • contributing to the development of the museum’s collection strategy and acquisition programme in the area of Design and Architecture;
  • developing and overseeing exhibitions and other projects related to Design and Architecture and collaborating with other multi-disciplinary teams within the museum;
  • contributing to the general development of M+, including expanding knowledge around M+’s collections, proposing exhibitions and public programme, implementing aspects of the museum building’s design and other initiatives;
  • building and maintaining professional relations with a network of individuals, institutions and organisations that M+ can develop partnerships in the area of research, exhibitions or public programme; and
  • performing other ad hoc duties as assigned by supervisor.

You should:

  • possess a recognised university degree relevant to Design and Architecture disciplines;
  • have at least 10 years of relevant research and curatorial experience in the field of Design and / or Architecture discourse and knowledge production;
  • possess in-depth knowledge of the histories and current state of design and / or architecture in Asia, with an active area of a developed subject and interest;
  • have relevant international networks and knowledge of other museums, institutions and organisations; and
  • possess excellent spoken and written communication skills in English, and preferably Chinese and/or another Asian language.

For interested parties, please submit your application with detailed CV on or before 22 September 2019. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.  The review of applications will continue until the post is filled.

Data collected will only be used for job application processing. Your data may be accessed by our appointed recruitment consultants who have agreed to keep confidence of all personal data in not less than the standards applicable to us. Applicants not being invited for interview within 4 weeks from the submission date may assume their applications unsuccessful.

All related information will be kept up to 24 months and all personal data will be destroyed afterwards.

For more information
http://www.westkowloon.hk or contact
Mr. Michael Chung at 2200-0241

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