LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor, Department of English

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Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
07 May 2020
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2020
Ref
19/333
Contract Type
Permanent
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 English

The Department of English (http://www.LN.edu.hk/eng/) of Lingnan University now invites applications for appointment as Assistant Professor specializing in Literature.

General Requirements

Successful candidates should have a relevant PhD and are required to provide evidence of teaching and research excellence in their areas of specialization. Expertise in British literature will be especially welcome.

In particular, an appointee at the level of Assistant Professor should, besides being an effective teacher, demonstrate great potential to produce quality research output in the very near future. He or she will also be expected to participate in competitive grant exercises and to assist the Department with administration and curriculum development.

Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. Candidates are required to provide evidence of quality teaching and information on their research records.

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, housing benefits and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.

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

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 shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Please 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 start from mid-January 2020 and 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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