Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow, WJL Consulting and Counselling Psychology

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
17 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Aug 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
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 and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and the broad curriculum covers an array of general education, interdisciplinary and science courses. The School of Graduate Studies offers research and taught postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education for the wider society. 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.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow

Wofoo Joseph Lee Consulting and Counselling Psychology Research Centre

(Post Ref.: 22/252)


The appointee is expected to provide research and administrative support to the Wofoo Joseph Lee Consulting and Counselling Psychology Research Centre.

The appointee will be responsible for

  1. articipating in independent and joint research programmes;
  2. teaching courses at undergraduate and / or postgraduate levels;
  3. performing certain administrative duties of the Centre; and
  4. performing any other duties as assigned by the Centre Director.


Applicants should

  1. have a PhD degree in psychology or a related discipline;
  2. be able to teach courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in psychology fields;
  3. have undertaken research in the aforementioned field(s); and
  4. be able to publish research output with international impact.

Applicants are required to provide information on their research publications and evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Experience in neuroimaging research (e.g., EEG) will be a distinct advantage.


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 a fixed-term contract of three years. Experienced candidate of Postdoctoral Fellow may carry a functional title of Research Assistant Professor.

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 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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