Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Humanities Research
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:
Centre for Humanities
(Post Ref.: 20/290/C)
The Centre is now authorized to make one postdoctoral appointment. In addition to this appointment, we will be happy to recommend highly qualified applicants to the University for possible nominations for competition for the prestigious and generously funded RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme.
The appointee’s job duties include publishing articles in venues
of international standing, applying for external grants, assisting
with the Centre’s projects on Chinese poetry, prose, and literary
theory, and assuming teaching duties as required by the
The appointee will have the opportunities to co-publish research articles with the Director.
Applicants should have a PhD in premodern Chinese literature or
related fields. Applicants must be a good native or near-native
writer of English, capable of translating classical Chinese
Applicants should provide information about their qualifications, research interests and achievements along with evidence of quality teaching. Experiences with grant-funded research and grant applications are highly desirable.
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 and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for two years.
Application Procedure (online application only)
Please click “Apply” to submit your
application. Applicants should provide a full CV, a research
statement and sample writings (including grant applications),
together with names and contact information of at 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 start from 1 July 2021 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.