Associate professor - Department of Applied Psychology

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Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
26 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences.  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.  The University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines.  Applications are now invited for the following post:

Associate Professor
Department of Applied Psychology
(Post Ref.:17/202/TH)

The Department of Applied Psychology (http://www.LN.edu.hk/psy/) is the latest establishment in the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Department builds on the strengths of faculty in the field of positive occupational health psychology, human-computer interactions, and cross-cultural 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 PhD degree in Psychology with relevant teaching experience, and a good research grants and top-tier journals publication record.  Applicants are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching.  Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.  Administrative experience will be a distinct advantage.  The applicant should be able to take up teaching duties in psychology courses.  The ability to teach “Abnormal Psychology”, “Counseling Psychology”, “Cross-cultural Psychology”, “Psychological Testing and Measurement”, “Social Psychology” and “Stress and Coping” is mostly preferred.  Ability to teach “Research Methods and Statistics for Psychology” would be an advantage.  The appointee is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and service to the Department and the University community, and to engage actively in quality research and publication.

Appointment

The conditions of appointment will be competitive.  Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, housing benefits 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 appointments with possibility of consideration for substantiation.

Application Procedure

Applicants are invited to forward their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format).  Review of applications will commence from November 2017 and continue until the post is filled. Applicants should provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references.  Please specify the post you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence.  Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site: http://www.LN.edu.hk.  Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk.

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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