LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Applied Psychology

Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
06 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2019
Ref
19/137
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 University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines. Applications are now invited for the following post:

Department of Applied Psychology

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 also strongly committed to providing high quality teaching and a supportive learning environment to students.

General Requirements

The applicants should have a PhD degree in Psychology with relevant teaching experience, and a good research grants and top-tier journals publication record. Applicants 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 “Human Relationship and Interpersonal Skills in Organizations” and “Selected Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology” is mostly preferred; and ability to teach “Emotional Hapiness” and “Introduction to Work Psychology” would be an advantage. The 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. 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. Experienced candidate may carry a functional title of Research Assistant Professor. Appointment will normally be made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years.

Application Procedure

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 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: http://www.LN.edu.hk. Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk

Review of applications will commence from 9 May 2019 and 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.