Henry Y. W. Fong Chair Professor of Management, Department of Management

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
26 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2020
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:

Department of Management

(Post Ref.: 18/07/W)

The Department of Management ( contributes to the undergraduate programme of Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree and offers a major in Human Resource Management. It also offers a taught MSc programme in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour as well as MPhil and PhD degrees in Management.

The Department invites applications from candidates specialising in strategic management, human resource management or organisational behaviour.

General Requirements

Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in a relevant discipline with substantial teaching experience; (b) a strong international reputation and an outstanding track record of high impact research publications and competitive research grants; (c) strong research leadership capabilities and experience, with a commitment to helping other faculty develop their research and providing research supervision to students; and (d) previous administrative leadership experience at the Department or Faculty level will be a distinct advantage.

Appointees are expected to provide strong academic leadership in both research and teaching, and to contribute to the administration and management of the Department, and to the development of the Faculty of Business.


Internationally competitive start-up packages are available for the successful candidate. A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund (retirement benefits scheme), gratuity, housing benefits and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.

Appointment with substantiation/tenure will normally be considered.

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 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 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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