Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor, Department of Accountancy

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Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
23 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2019
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 posts:

Department of Accountancy

The Department of Accountancy is now inviting applications to the above two posts. Applicants are recommended to visit the departmental web site and programme web site ( for more information.

General Requirements

The applicants should have obtained a PhD degree in accounting or related discipline in recent years. They should provide information on their research and publication record.

The main responsibilities of the posts are to

  1. apply for external research grants;
  2. publish papers in high quality journals; and
  3. provide research assistance, though some teaching duties (preferably in Auditing and Accounting Information Systems) are also required. Excellent communication and presentation skills in English are essential.


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, and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointees.  Appointments will normally be made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years. More experienced Postdoctoral Fellow may carry a functional title of Research Assistant Professor.

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 PDF 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

Review of applications will commence from July 2019 and continue until the posts are filled.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, or to fill the posts by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.