Lingnan University, Department of 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 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:
Department of History
(Post Ref.: 17/71/HASIA)
The Department of History (http://www.LN.edu.hk/history/) seeks to recruit an Assistant Professor in the field of modern Chinese History.
The appointee is required to assist with the instruction of courses in his/her field of expertise, and demonstrate competence to teach relevant courses in both Chinese and English. He or she is expected to participate in teaching some required courses, such as the historiography sequence, “History of China in the Twentieth Century”, the core curriculum course “China in World History” as well as the Department's research seminars. Candidates who have conducted research on China’s interactions with other regions will have an advantage.
In addition to teaching undergraduate level courses and undertaking scholarly research in his/her area of expertise, the appointee will be expected to participate in supervising postgraduate students and lead study tours to Mainland China and other places.
Candidates should have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline, with relevant teaching experience and a good research record.
Applicants 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, may normally lead to longer-term appointment with possibility of consideration for substantiation.
Review of applications will start from May 2017 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:||Chinese History / Studies