THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor in Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
Monday, 8 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.  

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Research Assistant Professor in Intelligent Robotics / Intelligent Logistics Systems / Data Analytics and Machine Learning (several posts) (Ref. 20060810)

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers a wide scope of multi-disciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and actively engages in various applied research and consultancy work with the community. Please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/ise for more information about the department.

Duties

The appointees will be required to:

(a)    conduct research that leads to publication in top-tier refereed journals; 

(b)    pursue actively external research grants, such as General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator; 

(c)    provide quality teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level; 

(d)    contribute to departmental service; and

(e)    perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates. 

Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a)    have a doctoral degree in a related discipline;

(b)    have demonstrated promise of a high level of creative ability in research and teaching in some subdivisions of his/her field;

(c)    be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills; and

(d)    be a good team player and have excellent communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Appointments will only be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application 

Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.   

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