Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow, Office of the Faculty of Business

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
25 May 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2023
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
Office of the Faculty of Business

(Post Ref.: 23/205)

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 main responsibilities of the posts are to (1) apply for internal and external research grants; (2) coauthor original research papers with some colleagues in the Faculty and publish these papers in high quality journals; (3) teach courses for undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes in the Faculty. The appointee for the Faculty of Business and The Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies (HKIBS) may be required to undertake certain administrative duties.

General Requirements

Applicant for the posts should have obtained a PhD degree in relevant business fields within the past two years, and he or she should demonstrate commitment to research. The research fields of ideal candidates include, but are not limited to business intelligence, data analytics, management science, and operations management. Excellent communication and presentation skills in English are essential.

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 appointments 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 appointees. 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 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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