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Assistant Professor

Lingnan University, Hong Kong - Government and International Affairs

Location: Hong Kong - Hong Kong
Salary: Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 1st December 2023
Expires: 30th January 2024
Job Ref: 23/423/JAC

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:

Assistant Professor

Department of Government and International Affairs

(Post Ref.: 23/423/JAC) 

The Department of Government and International Affairs (https://www.LN.edu.hk/gia/) is committed to preparing students for a competitive and globalized working environment. The Department combines teaching and research in the governance and public policy of Hong Kong and China, international politics, Asian international relations, and comparative politics. Applicants may visit the Departmental website for more information.

The Department is seeking to appoint a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Comparative Politics/Asia. Applicants who focus on nationalism, disinformation, and political economy are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should provide evidence of scholarship, a statement of current and future research, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Only shortlisted applicants are requested to provide recommendation letters.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Political Science, with relevant teaching experience and a good research record.

Applicants should have excellent communication and presentation skills. The appointee is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and services to the Department and the University community, and to engage actively in quality research and publication.

Appointment

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” 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 start from 16 January 2024 and 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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