Research Assistant Professor, Department of Management

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
22 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

(Post Ref.: 21/38)

The Department of Management ( 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 appointee is expected to undertake some administrative duties.

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 records and of any articles currently under review is required, along with evidence of quality teaching performed.


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 appointee. Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to two years.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicant's consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications 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.