THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor in Precision Metrology

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
Tuesday, 16 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Research Assistant Professor in Precision Metrology (Ref. 20061201)

In 2009, the Partner State Key Laboratory of Ultraprecision Machining Technology (PSKL of UMT) was approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of the People’s Republic of China and was established in Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In September of 2018, it was approved by MOST to rename as the State Key Laboratory of Ultra-precision Machining Technology (SKL of UMT). The SKL of UMT actively engages in various research areas including micro and nano-machining mechanics and technologies, advanced ultra-precision machining technologies and processes, research and development of ultra-precision machining equipment, precision metrology and instrumentation, precision manufacturing and its applications. Please visit the website (http://www.sklumt.polyu.edu.hk/) for more information about the SKL of UMT.

Duties

The appointee 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 delegates. 

Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a)    have a doctoral degree in Precision Surface Measurement, Precision Metrology and Instrumentation or 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 position is 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.