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Assistant Lecturer, Department of Economics

Employer
Lingnan University
Location
Tuen Mun, Hong Kong

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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 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. Anticipating the establishment of the School of Data Science, Lingnan strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world. Building upon Lingnan s existing strength 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 https://www.ln.edu.hk/.


Applications are now invited for the following post:


Assistant Lecturer

Department of Economics

(Post Ref.: 24/133
)


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).


General Requirements


Applicants should have a Master s degree or above in economics with relevant experience and are expected to provide evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Teaching experience at tertiary institutions and/or administrative experience will be a distinct advantage.


The appointee will teach both lectures and/or tutorials of basic and advanced courses for the majors and undergraduate programme in Economics and Banking fields including: "Introduction to Economics", "The Making of Hong Kong", "Social Problem Solving and Decision Making in Modern World", "Understanding Social and Economic Indicators", "Introduction to Banks and Financial Institutions", "Financial Information and Management", "Hong Kong Economy", "Tools for Economics Analysis", etc.


In addition to teaching duties, the appointee will have to perform various academic and administration duties including academic advising, admissions, promotion and publicity of the Economics major and undergraduate programme. The appointee should have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and services to the Department and the University community.


Appointment


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 a fixed-term contract of up to two years.


Application Procedure


Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants should 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.


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