Chair Professor in Marketing

Hong Kong (HK)
11 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lingnan University

Appointment of Chair Professors

Lingnan University 

Lingnan University is a liberal arts university in Hong Kong. Our whole-person education characterised by small classes, close student-teacher relation and on-campus residence for all students makes Lingnan unique among universities in Hong Kong and a great place to learn, experience, and discover. 

Faculty of Business

The Faculty of Business at Lingnan University provides high quality business education distinguished by the best liberal arts tradition. Taking a full range of interdisciplinary courses during their 4-year study in arts, humanities, social sciences, science and technology, students in our Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) programme also study the foundation business subjects and choose to specialise in accountancy, finance, risk and insurance management, human resource management, marketing, or general business management.

The Faculty of Business is home to nearly 60 academic staff across five departments: Accountancy; Computing and Decision Sciences; Finance and Insurance; Management; and Marketing and International Business. The Faculty provides a supportive and friendly environment and is embarking on a programme of recruitment to grow areas of acknowledged strength. 

The Faculty of Business at Lingnan University has been accredited by the Association to Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) since 2011, a distinction earned by less than five percent of the world's business programmes. This recognition reflects the Faculty's concerted efforts in benchmarking itself with the highest international standards, and continuous commitment to professional and academic excellence. 

Further information about the Faculty can be obtained at

Recruitment of Chair Professor in Marketing

Shun Hing Chair Professor of Marketing
Department of Marketing and International Business

The Department of Marketing and International Business ( contributes to the undergraduate programme of Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree and offers a major in Marketing. It also offers a taught MSc programme in Marketing and International Business as well as MPhil and PhD degrees in Marketing and International Business. 

The Department invites applications from candidates specialising in any major areas of Marketing or International Business.

Selection criteria

Candidates should have:

  • A PhD degree in a relevant discipline with substantial teaching experience.
  • A strong international reputation and an outstanding track record of high impact research publications and competitive research grants.
  • Strong research leadership capabilities and experience, with a commitment to helping other faculty develop their research and providing research supervision to students.
  • Previous administrative leadership experience at the Department or Faculty level will be a distinct advantage.

Successful candidates will be appointed as Chair Professor in the Department. Appointment with substantiation/tenure will normally be considered.

Appointees are expected to provide strong academic leadership in both research and teaching, and to contribute to the administration and management of the Department, and to the development of the Faculty of Business. 

Salary and benefits

Internationally competitive start-up packages are available for the successful candidates. A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund (retirement benefits scheme), gratuity, housing benefits and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointees.

Application procedure

The executive search firm Perrett Laver is supporting Lingnan University in this recruitment exercise, and will support the Search Committee in the execution of its duties.

To apply, or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for the role, please visit quoting reference 3379. Initial inquiries may be directed to Mr Joshua Herr by e-mail ( or by phone +852 3702 6493.
Applications should consist of a covering letter together with an up-to-date C.V. and related dossier.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their applications on or before 23 February 2018 to ensure timely consideration. Review of applications and nominations will continue until the posts are filled.

Lingnan University is an equal opportunities employer. The University is committed to gender equality and positively welcomes applications from women as well as men. 

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