Postdoctoral Fellow, Carrying the Functional Title of Research Assistant Professor
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 School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.
Applications are now invited for the following post:
Department of Marketing and International Business
(Post Ref.: 20/186/W)
The appointee is expected to conduct high quality research which leads to publication in top tier journals. He/She will be required to teach, conduct research and perform other related service. The Department offers undergraduate, postgraduate and full-time Master of Science in Marketing and International Business programmes.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in Marketing or relevant discipline. They should provide information on their research and publication record. The main responsibilities of this post are to
- apply for external competitive research grants;
- publish papers in high quality journals; and
- provide research assistance, while some teaching duties are also required. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.
Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. The appointee should demonstrate commitment to teaching and research excellence. Applicants are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching. Administrative experience will be an advantage.
The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. Appointment will normally be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years.
Applicants are invited to send 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 Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format). Applicants should 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/level 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.
Review of applications will start from August 2020 and will continue until the post is filled.Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.
Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site: http://www.LN.edu.hk. For more information about the Faculty of Business, please visit: https://www.ln.edu.hk/fb/. Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk.
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.