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Senior Lecturer / Lecturer, Department of History

Employer
LINGNAN UNIVERSITY
Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Closing date
8 Jul 2023

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:

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer
Department of History

(Post Ref.: 23/115)

The Department of History seeks to recruit a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the field of World History. The appointee is expected to teach multiple tutorials and/or deliver lectures of the course “China in the World,” a survey of the role that China played in world history from antiquity through the global middle ages to the present. It is one of the four Core Curriculum courses at the university, required for all undergraduate students, that aim to cultivate a common foundation in humanistic education across the student body. The appointee may also teach courses in his/her fields of expertise, after fulfilling the primary obligations of this course. The position is open to any specialty within world history, but preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in the history of China (of any period) with an interest in comparative, global, and/or transnational history.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline at the time of appointment in August of 2023. Candidates with substantial teaching experience at the undergraduate level, and proficiency in Chinese language in addition to English, will have an advantage.

Appointment

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 contract basis for up to 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 commence from 17 April 2023, 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.

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