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Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Studies

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Closing date
1 Jun 2024

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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:

School of Interdisciplinary Studies
(Post Ref.: 23/379)

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 Engineering or fields related to Sustainability. The candidates should have demonstrated a sound track record of leadership in research and scholarly activities, substantial research and teaching experience with significant scholarly publications in leading journals and academic achievements, in the field of interdisciplinary studies of Sustainability, including but not limited to Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Green Materials, Carbon Neutrality, etc.

Lingnan University pursues excellence in both teaching and research. The appointee is expected to conduct research projects and publish outputs with high impact, teach courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and participate in academic and professional activities. In particular, the appointee is expected to apply for external competitive grants, and commit to teaching excellence and active services to the School, and the University. The appointee is also expected to participate in building Lingnan University’s research institutes or technology commercialization centers in both Hong Kong and the Greater Bay Area and/or other areas in Mainland China. 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. Administrative experience is university departments would be an advantage.


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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