LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor, Department of Management

Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
09 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Sep 2019
Ref
19/201
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 Management

The Department of Management (http://www.ln.edu.hk/mgt) is one of the five departments in the Faculty of Business that contribute to the undergraduate programme of Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree. The Department also runs a Master of Science Programme in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour, supervises research postgraduate students, and offers a variety of courses that aim to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and qualifications to meet the needs of business and society in Hong Kong, Asia, and beyond.

The main responsibilities of the post are to:

  1. apply for internal and external research grants;
  2. conduct original research and publish papers in high quality journals;
  3. perform teaching duties at undergraduate level (preferably in strategic management, human resource management or organizational behavior). Excellent communication and presentation skills in English are essential. The Department of Management has a strong tradition of collegiality and the applicant may also be expected to undertake some administrative duties on a limited basis.

General Requirements

Lingnan University pursues excellence in both teaching and research. Applicants for the post should have obtained a PhD degree in Management or a related discipline in recent years and should demonstrate commitment to teaching and research excellence. Applicants should provide information about their work experience, qualifications, research interests and achievements. A statement of their publication record and of any articles currently under review is required, along with evidence of quality teaching performed.

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 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 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 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 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 July 2019 and continue until the post is filled.

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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