Lingnan University, Department of History
Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
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:
Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Department of History
(Post Ref.: 17/174/HASIA)
The Department of History (http://www.LN.edu.hk/history/) seeks to recruit an Associate Professor/Assistant Professor who specializes in 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 required to participate in teaching the core curriculum course “China in World History” as well as the department's research seminars, and develop a course with a transnational focus. Scholars who have taught courses on China’s interactions with South Asia, the Middle East, Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa or Latin America in either the modern or premodern period are especially welcome to apply. In addition to 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 abroad.
Candidates should have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline. For appointment as Associate Professor, applicants should have at least five years of relevant experience and a sound track record in research and scholarly activities. For appointment as Assistant Professor, applicants should have 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 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.
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 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.
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 or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format). 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.
Review of applications will start from December 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 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