Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer, Department of English

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 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:

Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer
Department of English
(Post Ref.: 24/31/MLA)

The Department of English at Lingnan University sets out to stimulate student awareness of the linguistic, literary and cultural aspects of English. It aims to foster students’ communicative, analytical and intercultural skills and prepare them for a wide range of careers. Further information on the Department and its programmes and activities can be found on the Department’s website:

The department now invites applications for appointment as Senior Lecturer/Lecturer. The appointee will be required to teach courses in some of the following areas: Corpus Linguistics, Digital Linguistics, Research Approaches in Linguistics, and English for Specific Purposes.

General Requirements

Applicants should have relevant postgraduate qualifications and teaching experience in the above broad areas

(not less than eight years in universities for Senior Lecturer). Applicants are required to provide evidence of quality teaching.


The conditions of appointment 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 appointee. Appointment will be normally made on a contract basis for up to two years.

Application Procedure

Please click "Apply" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicant's 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 start from late February 2024 and 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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