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Assistant Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Closing date
27 Dec 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:

Assistant Professor
School of Interdisciplinary Studies
(Post Ref.: 23/380)

School of Interdisciplinary Studies

The School of Interdisciplinary Studies (SIS) was established to deepen interdisciplinary studies and scholarly collaboration. SIS positions at the fusion of excellence of interdisciplinary research and education. The School’s strategic areas are centred with the theme of sustainability and embraced by the fundamental engineering science and lead to smart future.

General Requirements

Applicants for the position should have a PhD degree in Environmental Science/Engineering or related discipline. The candidates should have a good track record in teaching and successful funding application in relevant areas, and a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals of good international standing. He/she should demonstrate strong potential toward innovative and interdisciplinary solutions in sustainability.

Lingnan University pursues excellence in both teaching and research. The appointee is expected to apply for external competitive grants, and commit to teaching excellence and active services to the School, and the University. Applicants 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 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 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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