Lecturer, Department of Political Science
Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines. Applications are now invited for the following post:
Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science (http://www.LN.edu.hk/polsci/) is committed to preparing students for a competitive and globalized working environment. The Department combines teaching and research in the governance and public policy of Hong Kong and China, comparative politics, international politics, and Asian international relations. It contributes with the Department of Applied Psychology, the Department of Economics and the Department of Sociology and Social Policy to the integrated Social Sciences Programme in the University, having embarked on a 4-year curriculum with a disciplinary major in political science. Applicants are recommended to visit the Departmental web site and Programme web site (http://www.LN.edu.hk/progs/ssprog/) for more information.
The appointee should be able to teach “Global Environmental Politics” and/or “Environment and Society in Hong Kong”. Recent syllabuses of the existing courses can be viewed on the Departmental website. The main responsibilities of the appointee include, but not limited to, formal teaching and undertaking teaching-related activities, such as attending staff meetings, the setting of examination papers, examination invigilation and the marking of scripts.
The appointee shall engage in formal teaching for normally 5 hours per week in the Term 2 of the 2019-20 academic year and/or in the 2020-21 academic year.
Applicants should have a master or PhD degree in the relevant discipline and substantial relevant teaching experience.
Commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term basis.
Applicants are invited to forward their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Department of Political Science, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: polsci@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format). Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Please specify the post you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site: http://www.LN.edu.hk.
Review of applications will commence from October 2019 and continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.
The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.