Composition & Theory – Electronic Music Composition – Lecturer- School of Music (Ref. AC2024/020/01)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Composition & Theory – Electronic Music Composition – Lecturer- School of Music (Ref. AC2024/020/01)


Aiming to build an international, innovative and top-ranking music conservatory, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, is integrating extraordinary teaching and research resources to compose a world-class outstanding teaching team. Welcome talents from all over the world to join.


I. Academic Positions opened for recruitment

Composition & Theory – Electronic Music Composition – Lecturer


II. Who We Are

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen) was established in 2014 in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and is committed to nurturing high-end talents with global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility. It offers 4-year undergraduate programmes plus postgraduate studies at both master and doctorate levels. Currently with over 10000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, CUHK-Shenzhen offers programmes in science, engineering, management and economics, humanities and social science, data science, medicine, and music (from 2021 onwards). Most of the courses in CUHK-Shenzhen are taught in English.


With the strong support of the Shenzhen Government, CUHK-Shenzhen was given the responsibility to plan and establish the Shenzhen Conservatory of Music, initially as a School of the University, which will recruit the first batch of undergraduate students in 2021. The School of Music has 4 Streams namely Composition, Musicology, Performance and Dance.  Recruitment for the 2021 cohort will begin with the Performance Streams listed above. Other majors in Performance (Chinese Music, Musical Theatre and Dance) will commence later.  A purposely-built campus is planned for completion by end of 2024.




III. Where is Shenzhen

Bordering Hong Kong in the south by a river, Shenzhen was established as a Special Economic Zone in 1980. After years of hard work and with the influx of talents, Shenzhen is now well-known as a global technology hub and is dubbed by the media as the China Silicon Valley. In 2019, Shenzhen was ranked 14th in the Global Financial Centres Index and boasts the third busiest container port in the world. With the actual administrative population close to 20 million spreading over 9 Districts, its GDP surpassed Hong Kong in 2018 mounting to 2.42 trillion RMB. It has been ranked second on the list “Top 10 cities to visit in 2019” by Lonely Planet Culturally, the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra was established in 1982 and regularly performs in the Shenzhen Concert Hall, Shenzhen Grand Theatre, and Shenzhen Poly Theatre. In late 2018, the Government announced a plan of its Ten Major Cultural Constructions which includes several museums, an opera house, and the CUHK-Shenzhen School of Music (the Shenzhen Conservatory of Music).


IV. Job Description

a.     Responsible for completing the teaching tasks assigned by the Division;

b.     Responsible for the course teaching of “Scoring for Films, TV and Video Games”;

c.     Responsible for work related to Computer Music Studio.


V. Qualification Requirements

  1. Have a background in traditional composition and electronic music composition, with a Master’s degree or above;
  2. Familiar with the composition, theory and historical development of film music;
  3. Proficient in music composition and arrangement technology, and be able to use professional music software for film and television music and game music composition;
  4. Have deep understanding of the artistry and technology of film music, and be able to transfer practical skills in teaching;
  5. Good oral and written communication skills, good at communicating with students and colleagues, and stimulate students’ interest in learning;
  6. More than 5 years of industry experience in film and television music and game music composition.


VI. Salary & Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-Shenzhen, and employee benefits will be provided according to the relevant labor laws of Mainland China as well as CUHK-Shenzhen regulations. Subsidies from various government-sponsored talent programmes will also be made available for eligible candidates.


 VII. To apply

Please prepare 【a full curriculum vitae in English】and upload through the online application system: . Information in the link marked with * are mandatory.  Applicant information will be kept strictly confidential.



The recruitment will be closed up to the above positions are filled, and candidates who have submitted information do not need to submit the information again.


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