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Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer, Department of Psychology

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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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 strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world. Building upon Lingnan’s existing strength 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:

Lecturer / Assistant Lecturer
Department of Psychology
(Post Ref.: 24/120

“Health and Well-being” is the overarching theme for research and teaching at the Department of Psychology (, with faculty members specializing in positive occupational health psychology, cross-cultural psychology, and experimental social and cognitive psychology. In line with the liberal arts tradition of the University, the Department is also strongly committed to providing high quality teaching and a supportive learning environment to students.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a Master’s degree or above in Psychology. Applicants are required to provide evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Teaching experience at tertiary institutions and/or administrative experience will be a distinct advantage.

The appointee will teach or as a tutor / teaching assistant, assist course instructors in the teaching of basic and advanced courses for the psychology undergraduate programme as well as other psychology-related courses, such as “Introduction to Psychology”, “Human Development and Psychology of Adulthood”, “Abnormal Psychology”, “Social Psychology”, “Social Problem Solving and Decision Making in the Modern World”, “Self-improvement, Personal and Work Success”, “Religious Behaviour, Belief and Experience”, and “Research Methods and Statistics for Psychology II”. In addition to teaching duties, the appointee will have to provide support to the operation of the Department, including promotion and publicity of the psychology undergraduate programme, and have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and services to the Department and the University community.


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 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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