Assistant Project Officer, Hong Kong and South China Historical Research Programme

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Thursday, 26 November 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 27 November 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

We invite applications from the 2020 Graduates of Lingnan University for the following posts:

(Post Ref.: 20/129)

The appointees will be responsible for

  • (a) conducting literature review and oral history interviews;
  • (b) compiling and drafting papers, book chapters and monographies, etc.;
  • (c) organizing and implementing local history learning programme(s);
  • (d) co-ordinating workshops, seminars, exhibitions and other teaching and learning activities;
  • (e) liaising with other community partners; and
  • (f) facilitating the general administrative work.


Applicants should have

  1. a recognized degree, preferably in History, Translation, Chinese or Social Sciences;
  2. high proficiency in written English and Chinese;
  3.  strong sense of responsibility, meticulous and well organized;
  4. good analytical and interpersonal skills; and
  5. proficiency in PC operations (MS Office applications and Chinese Word Processing).

Salary and Benefits

Commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, and mandatory provident fund.

Application Procedure (online application only)

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We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will 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.