Lecturer in Agricultural Science

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (HK)
20 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Department of Biology

Lecturer in Agricultural Science (PR0135/20-21)

The Department invites applications for a Lecturer position in Agricultural Science. The appointee is expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in all or most of the areas below: 
-    Soil science;
-    Urban crop production;
-    Crop protection; and
-    Agricultural extension.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree, preferably with teaching experience, agricultural extension knowledge and proficiency in English. Applicants with experience in running agricultural programme for farmers, urban farming technologies, and organising extension service and school education programme will be an advantage.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of up to two years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in November 2020 need not re-apply. 

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those not invited for interview four months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University‚Äôs Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.  

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 20 February 2021 (or until the position is filled)  

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