Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business
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.: 21/04)
The Faculty of Business is an AACSB-accredited one aiming at continuous improvements of our academic level and education service in the liberal arts setting. The Faculty plays an important role in educating students about cutting-edge, practical knowledge and skills, improving students' academic and professional capabilities, as well as enhancing students' awareness on social responsibilities. Furthermore, we have been devoting every effort to the sustainable development of Lingnan University in the academic community and the substantive realization of our values and mission in the Hong Kong society and the world.
The appointee will be responsible to
- apply for internal and external research grants;
- coauthor original research papers with some colleagues in the Faculty and publish these papers in high quality journals;
- teach courses for undergraduate and/or postgraduate programmes for the Faculty.
Excellent communication and presentation skills in both English and Chinese are essential. The appointee may also be required to undertake certain administrative duties for The Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies (HKIBS), the research institute of the Faculty of Business.
Candidates should have or will obtain a PhD degree in relevant business fields before August 2021, and demonstrate commitment to research and teaching. The research fields of ideal candidates include, but not limited to, data analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, management science, and operations management.
Applicants should provide a CV and information about their work experience, qualifications, research interests and achievements. A statement of their publications and of any articles currently under review is required.
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. Experienced Postdoctoral Fellow may carry a functional title of Research Assistant Professor. Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for two years.
Application Procedure (online application only)
Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide (a) CV and information about their work experience, qualifications, research interests and achievements, (b) a statement of publications and of any articles currently under review, and (3) names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ 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 start from mid-January 2021 and 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.