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Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

Lingnan University

Job Description

Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Social Policy

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 Sociology and Social Policy

(Post Ref.: 22/250)

The Department of Sociology and Social Policy brings together scholars with international research experience and publication records in major outlets in the area of Sociology and Social Policy. The Department is a recipient of the University’s Research Excellence Award and Teaching Excellence Awards. We offer teaching in Sociology and Social Policy and co-host the Health and Social Services Management Major with the Asia Pacific Institute of Ageing Studies and the Social and Public Policy Studies Major with the Department of Economics. In addition, the Department hosts an MSocSc Programme in Comparative Social Policy (International)(IMCSP) and has been successful in attracting MPhil and PhD students from around the world as well as Hong Kong PhD Fellows and winning other external competitive grants. For more information, applicants are advised to visit the departmental website, UG programme website, IMCSP programme website, and RGC Funding Schemes website.

General Requirements

A part-time lecturer is needed to teach the course “Governance, Management and Delivery” as part of the MSocSc Programme in Comparative Social Policy (International) (please find course details here: The applicants should have a PhD degree in Social Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, or other relevant fields with relevant teaching experience. Applicants are required to provide information on their evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills in English are essential. The appointee should be able to take up teaching duties, prepare and score formative and summative student assignments, and be available to join programme committees discussing examination matters as appropriate.


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term basis.

Application Procedure

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.

Review of applications will commence from 1 July 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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