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, which will be tenable from mid-August 2017 or by mutual agreement :
Associate Professor of Teaching / Assistant Professor of Teaching / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor - Department of Marketing and International Business
Associate Professor of Teaching / Assistant Professor of Teaching / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
Department of Marketing and International Business
(Post Ref.: 16/163/SW)
The Department is comprised of faculty members of diverse backgrounds, who are active researchers in the fields of Marketing and International Business. The Department ( http://www.LN.edu.hk/mkt)isresponsible for the undergraduate BBA programme in Marketing and a Master of Science degree programme in Marketing and International Business, and is committed to producing graduates with a broad-based liberal arts education to meet the challenges of a wide range of business professions.
For appointment as Associate Professor of Teaching / Assistant Professor of Teaching, candidates should have a doctoral degree in the relevant discipline, with a distinguished teaching record with professional recognition through leadership in teaching, and should commit to teaching excellence, curriculum development, programme coordination, promotion and management, student advising and mentoring. The prime responsibilities of the appointee are teaching and contributions to the education mission of the University. The appointee is required to teach a range of core and elective courses, and to develop new courses, teaching methods, and procedures to enhance students' learning. The appointee is also encouraged to apply for teaching grants.
For appointment as Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, candidates should have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline. For appointment as Associate Professor, candidates should have at least six years of relevant experience and a good track record in research and scholarly activities. For appointment as Assistant Professor, candidates should have relevant teaching experience and a good research record. The appointee is expected to teach courses in major areas of Marketing and conduct research for publications in reputable academic journals. The appointee is also expected to apply for external competitive research grants. The ability to teach Economics, e-Marketing or Quantitative Marketing will be an advantage.
Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. The appointee should demonstrate commitment to teaching and research excellence. Candidates are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching. Administrative experience will be an advantage.
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, housing benefits and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. Appointment will normally be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years.
Applicants are invited to forward their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R1 which isobtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post, by fax at (852) 2891-5782 or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MSWord format) by 31 December 2016. Applicants should provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whomapplicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Please specify the post/level you are applying for andquotethe 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 website: http://www.LN.edu.hk. Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk.
Review of applications will start from January 2017 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 posts advertised, or to fill the posts by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.