Assistant Professor, Department of Marketing and International Business

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
30 Jul 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Aug 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.: 21/115)

The Department of Marketing and International Business ( is comprised of faculty members of diverse backgrounds, who are active researchers in the fields of Marketing and International Business. The Department is responsible for the undergraduate BBA programme in Marketing. It also offers a taught MSc programme in Marketing and International Business as well as MPhil and PhD degrees in Marketing and International Business. It is committed to producing graduates with a broad-based liberal arts education to meet the challenges of a wide range of business professions.

The Department invites applications from candidates specialising in any major areas of Marketing or International Business.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD degree in marketing or relevant discipline and an outstanding research potential with some teaching experience. The appointee is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and services to the Department, the University community, and to engage actively in quality research and publication. The appointee is also expected to apply for external competitive research grants. Candidates are required to provide information on their work experience, qualifications, research records and evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.


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.

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

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants should provide 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 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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