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Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

The University of Hong Kong


Location:
Hong Kong
Date:
03/23/2018
2018-03-232018-04-22
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 Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 201800405)

Applications are invited for appointment as tenure-track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (as tenure home) and the School of Biomedical Sciences, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department offers B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes. The B.Eng. programmes comprise Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (jointly with the Department of Computer Science) and Medical Engineering (jointly with the Faculty of Engineering and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine). The Department consists of 50 full-time teaching staff and has excellent computing resources, well-equipped teaching and research facilities and supports. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.eee.hku.hk/.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biomedical/computer/electrical/electronic engineering or a closely related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching. A solid track record in research is essential, preferably in, but not restricted to, the following areas: biomedical engineering, medical devices and instrumentation, biomedical imaging, neural engineering, biosensors, biophotonics, biorobotics, drug delivery and therapeutics systems.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, as well as annual leave and medical benefits. 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. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at recruit@eee.hku.hk and indicate clearly the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. 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/. Applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Review of applications will start from April 1, 2018 and continue until June 15, 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