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Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Lingnan University

Job Description

Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Location : Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

Posted : 11 May 2022

End of advertisement period : 08 Jun 2022

Ref : 22/203

Academic Discipline : Social Sciences, Politics & International Studies

Job Type : Academic Posts, Lecturers / Assistant Professors

Contract Type : Fixed Term

Hours : Part 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 and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and the broad curriculum covers an array of general education, interdisciplinary and science courses. The School of Graduate Studies offers research and taught postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education for the wider society. 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.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Part-time Lecturer

Department of Political Science

(Post Ref.: 22/203)

The Department of Political Science (https://www.LN.edu.hk/polsci/) is committed to preparing students for a competitive and globalized working environment. The Department combines teaching and research in the governance and public policy of Hong Kong and China, international politics, Asian international relations, and comparative politics. It contributes with the Department of Applied Psychology, the Department of Economics and the Department of Sociology and Social Policy to the integrated Social Sciences Programme in the University, having embarked on a 4-year curriculum with a disciplinary major in political science. Applicants are recommended to visit the Departmental website and Programme website (https://www.ln.edu.hk/socsc/bsocsc) for more information.

The appointee(s) should be able to teach “Taiwan Politics and Society” and/or “Global Environmental Politics”. The main responsibilities of the appointee include but not limited to engage in formal teaching and undertake teaching-related activities, such as attending staff meetings, the setting of examination papers, examination invigilation and the marking of scripts.

The appointee(s) shall engage in formal teaching normally for 3 hours per week in Term 1 and/or Term 2 of the 2022-23 academic year.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a master or PhD degree in the relevant discipline and substantial relevant teaching experience.


Commencing salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term basis.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide 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 16 May 2022 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.

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