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Senior Lecturer, Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies

Lingnan University is one of the eight publicly funded institutions in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education. Lingnan University is a global leader in providing quality education focusing on whole-person development and conducting high-impact research for a better world. Moving forward, Lingnan University aspires to become a leading research-intensive liberal arts institution in the digital era.

Lingnan University’s Faculties of Arts, Business, Social Sciences, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Interdisciplinary Studies run undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes. Its liberal arts education model blends the arts, science, and elements around human and humanities. Anticipating the establishment of the School of Data Science, Lingnan University strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world. Building upon Lingnan University’s existing strength in combining the best of the Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions, the University will leverage its geographical strength in the Northern Metropolis and pioneer the liberal arts education model in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond. Further information about Lingnan University is available at

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Senior Lecturer
Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies
(Post Ref.: 24/29)

The Asia-Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies (APIAS) of Lingnan University is inviting applications for the position of Senior Lecturer to deliver health and social services courses, and manage research and community projects.

General Requirements

Applicants should have (i) a doctoral degree, preferably in Social Work, Social Policies, Sociology, Health Studies, Nursing, Public Administration and Psychology; (ii) teaching experience in higher education institutions; (iii) experience in designing teaching programs and courses for higher education; (iv) experiences in writing community grant and research proposals; (v) ability to deliver courses such as social and community services, social care ethics, social services for special groups, program evaluation or social enterprises; (vi) experiences in writing research reports and publishing journal articles; and (vii) good organizational and interpersonal skills.


The conditions of appointments will be competitive. 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 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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