THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor in Aerodynamics / Aerospace Propulsion and Combustion

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
Monday, 14 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 31 March 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) 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.  

INTERDISCIPLINARY DIVISION OF AERONAUTICAL AND AVIATION ENGINEERING

Research Assistant Professor in Aerodynamics / Aerospace Propulsion and Combustion / Flight Mechanics and Control (three posts) (Ref. 20091406)

In line with the strategic development of the University and to lead the development of the aeronautical and aviation engineering discipline in teaching and research activities, the Interdisciplinary Division of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering was established in the Faculty of Engineering in July 2016. The Division currently offers two degree programmes including the 2-year full-time top-up BEng (Hons) in Air Transport Engineering and the 4-year full-time BEng (Hons) in Aviation Engineering. Applications are now invited from academics/industrial practitioners who are actively involved in aviation engineering to fill the vacancies for academic staff.

Duties

The appointees will be required to:

(a)    conduct research as the main duty and actively pursue external research grants, such as General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator; 

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

(c)    contribute to departmental service; and

(d)    perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Division or his delegates. 

Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a)    have a PhD in relevant disciplines;

(b)    have relevant post-qualification experience and a good track record of research in the areas of aerodynamics, aerospace propulsion and combustion or flight mechanics and control; 

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

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

(e)    be highly proficient in written and spoken English.

 

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 with the names and addresses of two referees 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.

Consideration of applications will commence at the end of September 2020 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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