Cultural studies

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Cultural Studies, employment at LINGNAN UNIVERSITY

Lingnan University, a separate liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to providing quality education for the whole person 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 programs in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterized by a broad interdisciplinary curriculum with specialized disciplinary studies; close relationship between students and staff; a vibrant residential campus; numerous global learning opportunities; active community involvement and diverse work experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programs up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education to society at large.

Applications are now invited for the following position:

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Created in 2000, the Department ( offers a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Cultural Studies with a strong interdisciplinary focus. It also admits postgraduate research students leading to the award of masters and doctoral degrees. Since 2003, it has offered a self-funded teaching program leading to the Master of Cultural Studies. The faculty of the department also contributes to the work of the new Center for Cultural Research and Development (

General requirements

The Department is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral fellow with an established record of scholarship and peer-reviewed publications. Candidates must hold a PhD in a related discipline and demonstrate that they are active researchers engaged in the development of interdisciplinary cultural studies projects covering at least two of the following areas: digital culture, social media and work, etc. . Priority will be given to those who can show early evidence of research and publications of international quality.

The appointee should conduct targeted research in their areas of expertise, publish scientific findings in respectable peer-reviewed international journals, and provide support for various funding applications. Teaching experience at the university level is a definite advantage. The appointee will teach two courses per year and perform related teaching or other duties as assigned by the Head of Department.


The terms of engagement will be competitive. Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuities, inbound passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee. The experienced candidate of Postdoctoral Fellow can carry a functional title of Research Assistant Professor.

The appointment will be on a one-year fixed term contract commencing April 2022. Contract renewal for another year may be considered but will be subject to review, mutual agreement and availability of the resources.

Application procedure (online application only)

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We are an equal opportunity employer. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the advertised position, or to fill the position by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates are notified.