Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

10 days ago: CityU

Job Description

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has nine Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

The School of Energy and Environment was established at City University of Hong Kong in July 2009 with the mission to perform cutting-edge research and provide professional education in energy-and environment-related issues.  It is the first and only such School in Hong Kong and one of the few in Asia.  The School has experienced tremendous growth over its nine years.  For details of the School, please visit the website at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/see .

The School is currently seeking outstanding candidates to submit applications for faculty positions in the following core areas: power engineering, system integration and optimization, and power management.  Applicants with research interests in power system modelling and control, distributed micro grids, and renewable energy system management are also encouraged to apply.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

Duties

Teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise research students at master and doctoral levels, conduct high-level research, develop new research directions and courses when necessary, and contribute creatively and professionally in the School, and for the benefit of the community and industry.  The appointees will also be assigned to take up administrative duties to facilitate the development of the School activities.

Requirements

A PhD in closely-related disciplines with a strong research record in terms of grants, publications and patents, and good teaching ability.  Candidates for Associate Professor should have a number of high-impact publications and grants, and a demonstrated ability/potential to develop a research area on their own.  Candidates for Professor should have outstanding research and international reputation.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be very attractive, driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk , or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk /Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].  Further information can be obtained from the School of Energy and Environment [email : seedean@cityu.edu.hk /Fax : 3442 0688].

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk , and include a cover letter, with the curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan (3 pages maximum), a teaching philosophy statement and plan (2 pages maximum), as well as a list of three referees.  Nominations can be sent directly to the School of Energy and Environment [email : seedean@cityu.edu.hk ].  The review process will continue until the positions are filled.   Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the School, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).


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