LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Associate/Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Psychology

Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
Apr 16, 2021
End of advertisement period
Apr 28, 2021
Ref
21/45
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.: 21/45)

The Department of Applied Psychology (http://www.LN.edu.hk/psy/) is the latest establishment in the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Department builds on the strengths of faculty in the field of positive occupational health psychology, human-computer interactions, and cross-cultural psychology. In line with the liberal arts tradition of the University, the Department is strongly committed to providing high quality teaching and a supportive learning environment to students.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Psychology with relevant teaching experience, and a good research record. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Administrative experience will be a distinct advantage. The successful applicant should be able to take up teaching duties in psychology courses. The ability to teach “Research Methods & Statistics in Psychology”, “Creativity and Individual Difference”, “Psychological testing and assessment” and “Self-improvement, personal and work success” is mostly preferred. The successful appointee is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and services to the Department 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.

Appointments will normally be made on an initial contract of three years, which, subject to review and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointments with possibility of consideration for substantiation.

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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