THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor in Energy and Power Systems

Location
Hong Kong
Posted
Wednesday, 14 July 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 31 December 2021
Ref
21071305
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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$7.6 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Associate Professor in Energy and Power Systems / Utilisation and Power Electronics / Asset Management and Transportation Systems Engineering / Underpinning Key Technologies

(Ref. 21071305)

The Department of Electrical Engineering is one of the six academic units in the Faculty of Engineering. It is the major education provider in electric power engineering, power electronics and utilisation as well as railway engineering among the universities in Hong Kong. The Department is playing an important role in educating the electrical engineers for Hong Kong, and to some extent for the Chinese mainland arising from its continuous expansion in electrical infrastructure. Please visit the website at http://www.ee.polyu.edu.hk for more information about the Department. 

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a) teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;

(b) conduct original research that leads to publications in top-tier refereed journals and awards of research grants;

(c) establish an externally-funded research programme;

(d) assist in developing curriculum activities for the undergraduate programmes in Electrical Engineering and/or Transportation Systems Engineering;

(e) supervise student projects and theses;

(f) contribute to departmental activities; and

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

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

(a) a PhD degree in relevant disciplines;

(b) demonstrate excellence in original research and strong fundamental knowledge in a core research area including, but not limited to:

     (i)   power system engineering;
     (ii)  power electronics;
     (iii) electrical building services;
     (iv) optimization and control; or
     (v)  railway engineering; and

(c) 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. An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor level. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 

Application

Please send a completed application form by post, providing the names and addresses of three 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. 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.