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Assistant Professor of Teaching, School of Data Science

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:

Assistant Professor of Teaching

School of Data Science

(Post Ref.: 24/33)

The Department is looking for experienced Assistant Professors of Teaching who will (1) teach multiple subjects in both undergraduate-level and postgraduate-level programmes in the business and data science areas focusing on information systems, business analytics, data sciences, artificial intelligence, etc., (2) work on the promotions and admissions as well as the operations for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, and (3) contribute to other administrative duties as required by the supervisors.

General Requirements

Candidates should have (i) a doctoral degree in a relevant data science, computer science, business, information systems, artificial intelligence, or other relevant areas; (ii) at least 3 years experience in teaching relevant courses and relevant programme administrative experience are required; and less teaching experience is also considered when the candidate has strong academic background, and (iii) good command of English and Chinese (including Mandarin).


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The 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 three years.

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.

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