Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy Lingnan University, Department of Philosophy Hong Kong

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, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. 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. The University also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines. Applications are now invited for the following post:


Senior Lecturer
Department of Philosophy
(Post Ref.: 17/269/W)


The Department of Philosophy ( offers courses at both bachelor and postgraduate levels. The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree programme provides students with an introduction to both Chinese and Western philosophy. It also trains students to do philosophy, and helps them develop both a sense of the philosophical tradition and a skill in and respect for philosophical argument. The Department is also responsible for contributing a large number of courses to the University’s General Education programme.


General Requirements

Candidates should have a PhD degree in the field of Philosophy with at least five years of relevant teaching experience in both Philosophy and Common Core subjects, and experience in course development. The appointee must be prepared to teach two common core courses in Critical Thinking: Analysis and Argumentation & Understanding Morality as well as other advanced subjects in their area of specialization.



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 to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post or by email: (as attachment in MS Word format) by 31 January 2018. Applicants should 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 you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University’s web site : Enquiries can be directed to


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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