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...

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:

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer

Job level Middle
Work exp 4 Years To 15 Years or above
Education Doctorate or above
Location Tuen Mun
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Tertiary / Vocational
Published On 23/11/2016
ref. 16/218/SW

Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

Department of Chinese

(Post Ref.: 16/218/W)  

The Department of Chinese ( http://www.LN.edu.hk/chi/) offers courses at both bachelor and postgraduate levels.  The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree programme includes areas of classical, modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Chinese language and linguistics, comparative literature and literary theories, as well as media, news and creative writing.  The programme emphasizes multi-perspective literary studies as well as creative writing and communicative skills.  The appointee will be expected to teach Chinese Phonology, Chinese Etymology, Chinese Paleography, Modern Chinese Language and various writing courses (such as News Writing, Modes of Chinese Writing, etc.). 

 

General Requirements

Applicants should normally have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline and at least four years’ relevant experience.  For appointment as Senior Lecturer, applicants should have substantial relevant experience (normally not less than eight years) and experience in course development.

 

Appointment

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 be made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years.

 

Application Procedure

Applicants are invited to send 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, by fax at (852) 2891-5782 or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format) by 10 December 2016. 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/level 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.