Lingnan University, History
Assistant Professor, US History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts traditions. Adopting a whole-person approach to education, it offers a wide range of honours bachelor’s degrees and postgraduate programmes up to the doctoral level in the disciplines of arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. Applications are invited for the following position, which will be tenable from mid-August 2014 or by mutual agreement:
Department of History
Post Ref.: 13/151/HNET
The Department of History (http://www.LN.edu.hk/history/) at Lingnan University invites applications for appointment as Assistant Professor in the field of US History, commencing in August 2014. In addition to teaching elective courses in US History, the appointee will contribute to one or more other areas, such as required historical methodology courses, a World History course in the University’s Core Curriculum, or thematic electives. Preference will be given to candidates whose research situates US History in global or transnational contexts.
Candidates should have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline, with relevant teaching experience and a good research record.
Candidates 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 successful candidate 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.
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, is renewable for longer-term appointment or substantiation.
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/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). Applicants should provide at least three names and contact information of 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.
Review of applications will commence from September 2013 and continue until the post is filled. Potential candidates are encouraged 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.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies