Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
15 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Sep 2019
Contract Type
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:

Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies

The Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies (HKIBS) ( was established in September 1996. The Institute is interdisciplinary with a mandate to support the Faculty of Business’s research efforts. Though closely linked with the Faculty, the Institute is an independent research unit of the Lingnan University.

The appointee is expected to work with colleagues in the Faculty of Business to conduct high quality research that leads to publication in top tier journals.  He/she will be required to teach taught postgraduate courses, conduct research, apply for internal and external research grants and undertake administrative duties.

General Requirements

Lingnan University pursues excellence in both teaching and research.  Applicants should have a PhD degree in relevant business fields within the past two years and demonstrate strong commitment to high-impact research. The research fields of ideal candidates include, but not limited to, business intelligence, data analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, management science, marketing, and operations management.  Applicants should provide a CV and information about their work experience, qualifications, research interests and achievements along with evidence of quality teaching performed. A statement of their publications and of any articles currently under review are required. Excellent communication and presentation skills in English are essential.


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. Appointment will normally be made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years. 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 MS Word or PDF format) by 15 September 2019. 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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