Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

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 School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society. Applications are now invited for the following post: 

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
(Post Ref.: 21/63/C) 

The Department of Economics (http://www.ln.edu.hk/econ/) is a multi-cultural community of academics dedicated to excellence in teaching and research.  Both of the two recent Research Assessment Exercises have rated Lingnan University’s Department of Economics among the top performers in research output in Hong Kong. Its undergraduate teaching is in the context of an inter-disciplinary social sciences programme, where students can opt for different discipline majors or interdisciplinary areas of interest. The Department also offers MPhil and PhD degrees in economics, as well as a taught programme of MSc in International Banking and Finance (MIBF) and MSc in International Development Economics (MIDE). 

The Department invites applications from candidates specializing in any field of economics. 

General Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD degree in economics or relevant discipline and have a passion for teaching and research. The appointee is expected to teach and provide research supervision to undergraduates and postgraduates across a range of subject areas in economics. For appointment as Professor, applicants should have substantial research and teaching experience with significant recent scholarly publications in leading journals and academic achievements. For appointment as Associate Professor, applicants should have at least five years of relevant experience and a good track record in research and scholarly activities. 

Applicants are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. The appointee is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to engage actively in research and contribute to the scholarly activities of the Department. 

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 normally be made on an initial contract of three years, which, subject to review and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment with possibility of consideration for substantiation. For appointment at the rank of Professor, appointment with substantiation will normally be considered. 

Application Procedure

Please click “Apply” to submit your application. Applicants should provide names and contact information of t least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only, 

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will 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.