Postdoctoral Fellow / Lecturer, School of Graduate Studies

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Jun 2024

8 May 2024
Job Information

Research Field

Ethics in health sciences
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Established Researcher (R3)

Hong Kong
Application Deadline

6 Jun 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Lingnan University is one of the eight publicly funded institutions in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education. Lingnan University is a global leader in providing quality education focusing on whole-person development and conducting high-impact research for a better world. Moving forward, Lingnan University aspires to become a leading research-intensive liberal arts institution in the digital era.

Lingnan University’s Faculties of Arts, Business, Social Sciences, School of Data Science, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Interdisciplinary Studies run undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes. Its liberal arts education model blends the arts, science, and elements around human and humanities. Lingnan University strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world. Building upon Lingnan University’s existing strength in combining the best of the Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions, the University will leverage its geographical strength in the Northern Metropolis and pioneer the liberal arts education model in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond. Further information about Lingnan University is available at .

Applications are now invited for the following post:

Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer (2 Posts)
School of Graduate Studies
(Post Ref.: 24/177

The School of Graduate Studies (GS) is established for strengthening the central support for postgraduate programmes as well as the monitoring of their quality in alignment with the University’s strategic direction of expanding and providing quality postgraduate education. The GS is expanding its scope of research and knowledge transfer programmes in promoting multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research and development projects related to Policy Studies and Public Management, Urban Governance, Health Studies, and International Higher Education Policy and Management. The GS is searching for staff who can support research, teaching and knowledge transfer activities in some of the following areas:

  • Data Analytics in Health and Well-being
  • Health and Social Care Management
  • Social Determinants of Health and Well-being
  • Ageing, Social Policy and Social Services

The appointees will be mainly responsible for (a) supporting and conducting research (e.g. writing research proposals and publishing high quality research); (b) engaging in teaching and learning activities, (c) supporting academic programme management (d) organizing research events (e.g., conferences and seminars) and knowledge transfer activities.

General Requirements

Applicants should have (i) relevant postgraduate qualifications in the above areas; (ii) substantial relevant work experience in teaching and conducting research; (iii) good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; and (iv) good command of both written and verbal English and Chinese. Preference will be given to candidates with strong track records in teaching and research in the above-mentioned areas.


The conditions of appointments 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 appointees. Appointments will normally be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years. For postdoctoral candidates, experienced Postdoctoral Fellow may carry the functional title of Research Assistant Professor.

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 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.

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
Hong Kong
Tuen Mun

Where to apply


Tuen Mun


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