LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor/Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Applied Psychology

Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Posted
19 May 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Jun 2022
Ref
21/316
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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 posts:

Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow, Master of Science in Work and Organisational Psychology Programme, Department of Applied Psychology

(Post Ref.: 21/316)

The Department of Applied Psychology (http://www.LN.edu.hk/psy/) is the latest establishment in the Faculty of Social Sciences. This is an exciting opportunity to join a multidisciplinary team based at the Department of Applied Psychology. The Department builds on the strengths of faculty in the field of positive occupational health psychology, psychological well-being, social psychology, and cross-cultural psychology. In line with the liberal arts tradition of the University, the Department is also strongly committed to providing high quality teaching and a supportive learning environment to students.

General Requirements

The applicants should have a Ph.D degree in Psychology with relevant teaching experience and an excellent publication track record. Applicants are required to provide information on their research grant records and evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Administrative experience will be a distinct advantage. The appointees should be able to take up teaching duties in master-level psychology courses. The ability to teach “Organizational Psychology”, “Human Relationships and Interpersonal Skills in Organisations”, “Psychology of IT at Work” and “Occupational Health Psychology” is mostly preferred; and ability to teach “Social Problem Solving and Decision Making in the Modern World” and “Applied Positive Psychology” would be an advantage. The appointees will conduct scholarly research, assist in the supervision of student research projects, and perform other duties as assigned. The appointees are expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and services to the Department and the University community, and to engage actively in quality research and publication.

Appointment

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to fringe benefits which include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity and incoming passage and baggage allowance. Appointment will normally be made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. 

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 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 commence from 18 March 2022 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 posts advertised, or to fill the posts by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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