LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor, Wofoo Joseph Lee Consulting and Counselling Psychology Research Centre

Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 20 May 2021
Ref
20/301
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

(Post Ref.: 20/301)

General Requirements

Candidates should have a PhD degree in Psychology with relevant teaching experience, and a good research grants and top-tier journals publication record. Candidates are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Administrative experience will be a distinct advantage. The appointee should be able to take up teaching duties in psychology courses. The ability to teach “Stress, Anxiety and Coping: Theory and Practices”, “Abnormal Psychology”, “Emotional Happiness”, and “Creativity and Individual Difference: Theories and Applications” is mostly preferred. The ability to teach “Counselling Psychology” and “Psychological Testing and Assessment” would be an advantage. The appointee is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and service to the Centre and the University community, and to engage actively in quality research and publication.

Appointment

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 for up to three years.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

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. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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