Associate Professor of Teaching/Assistant Professor of Teaching, Department of Finance and Insurance

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Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Mar 06, 2020
End of advertisement period
Apr 05, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Associate Professor of Teaching / Assistant Professor of Teaching

Department of Finance and Insurance

(Post Ref.: 19/348/W)

In line with the University’s strategy, the Department of Finance and Insurance is committed to producing undergraduates with a broad-based liberal arts education to cope with the challenge of the Finance profession.  The department has a record of high quality teaching.  All appointees are expected to contribute to teaching excellence.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline, with professional qualifications, such as CFA, ASA, and FRM. Applicants should have a distinguished teaching record with professional recognition through leadership in the field of education, and should commit to teaching excellence, curriculum development, programme co-ordination, promotion and management, student advising and mentoring.

The prime responsibilities of the appointee are teaching and contributions to the education mission of the University. The appointee is required to teach a range of core and elective courses, and to develop new programmes, courses, teaching methods and procedures to enhance students’ learning. The appointee is also encouraged to apply for teaching grants.


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, housing benefits and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract for a period of normally up to three years. Subject to the University requirements for review of appointee’s performance and mutual agreement, re-appointments may be made on fixed-term contracts for periods of normally up to three years.

Application Procedure

Applicants are invited to send their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: (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/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. Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site:  Enquiries can be directed to

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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