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.
Department of Sociology and Social Policy
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.
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: https://ln.edu.hk/f/upload/58301/SOC%20601.pdf). 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.
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