Lecturer in Department of History
Lingnan University, Department of History
Hong Kong

The Department of History seeks to recruit a Lecturer in the field of World History. The appointee is expected to teach multiple tutorials of the course “China in the World,” a survey of the role that China played in world history from antiquity through the global middle ages to the present. It is one of the four Core Curriculum courses at the university, required for all undergraduate students, that aim to cultivate a common foundation in humanistic education across the student body. The appointee may also teach courses in his/her fields of expertise, after fulfilling the primary obligations of this course. The position is open to any specialty within world history, but preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in the history of China (of any period) with an interest in comparative, global, and/or transnational history.


General Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline at the time of appointment in August of 2019. Candidates with substantial teaching experience at the undergraduate level, and proficiency in Chinese language in addition to English, will have an advantage.



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 be normally made on a fixed-term contract of up to two years.


Application Procedure

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 shall 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.  Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  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

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