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Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

The University of Hong Kong


Location:
Hong Kong, NA
Date:
12/06/2017
2017-12-062018-01-05
Job Type:
Employee
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Job Details

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (Ref.: 201701618)

Applications are invited for tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department is one of the five engineering departments in the Faculty of Engineering, offering B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in fields of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management. Excellent facilities are provided in a number of laboratories for teaching and research. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.imse.hku.hk/.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Logistics or a closely-related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching. The position is open to all research areas in Industrial Engineering, and Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering. Priority will be given to those in the areas of robotics, cyber-physical system, financial engineering, logistics engineering, big data analytics, and healthcare engineering. The appointee will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and supervise research students and projects. The appointee will be involved in setting up and developing the midstream translational research platform in the Faculty of Engineering.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy to the Department at imsehr@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Please indicate clearly in the form the post applied for and the reference number. Closes January 31, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy