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, which will be tenable from mid-August 2017 or by mutual agreement:
Programme Director/Programme Manager
Department of Accountancy
(Post Ref.: 16/220/CT)
The Department of Accountancy (http://www.LN.edu.hk/acct/) offers an undergraduate accounting major as well as a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree programme.
The appointee will be responsible for (1) managing the administration of the MAcc programme; (2) teaching both MAcc and undergraduate courses; and (3) performing any other assignments as appropriate. Research is encouraged but the primary responsibilities are programme administration and teaching.
Requirements: (i) a Master’s degree in accounting with CPA qualification; (ii) high-quality teaching in various subjects including financial accounting, management and cost accounting, China accounting and taxation, and advanced taxation; (iii) some programme administration experience preferably in tertiary education sector; and project management experience in private industry is also considered; (iv) good networking with the accounting profession for promotion of the programme and student placement; (v) excellent communication skills including good command of Putonghua; and (vi) prior knowledge about the Mainland’s education sector is a plus. Applicants should meet the requirements of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) on faculty qualifications and engagement. The appointee is required to travel to the Mainland and overseas countries for student recruitment. Overall, the appointee is expected to have strong commitment to teaching excellence and services to the Department, the University, and the accounting profession.
Salary and Benefits
Commencing salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits, where applicable, include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, housing benefits, incoming passage and baggage allowance, mandatory provident fund and gratuity.
Applicants are invited to send their dossier together with a completed personal data sheet (Form R2 which is obtainable at http://www.LN.edu.hk/hr/employment-opportunities/application-forms) to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post, by fax at (852) 2891-5782 or by email: recruit@LN.edu.hk (as attachment in MS Word format) by 10 December 2016. Please 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 : http://www.LN.edu.hk. Enquiries can be directed to recruit@LN.edu.hk.
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.