THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor in Advanced Energy Materials

Location
Hong Kong
Posted
Monday, 30 August 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
Ref
21082712
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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$ 7.6 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED BIOLOGY AND CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY

The Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology is a multi-disciplinary department under the Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles.  With diversified specialties in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, biotechnology and food science, the Department focuses on delivering high-quality education and promotes interdisciplinary research with positive societal impacts. The Department’s major areas of research include but not limited to Drug Discovery and Cancer Research; Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Food Safety and Technology; and Materials and Sustainable Chemistry. There are about 52 faculty members in the Department.  Please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/abct for more information about the Department.

Research Assistant Professor in Advanced Energy Materials (Ref. 21082712)

The appointee 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; and (c) contribute to departmental service. 

Applicants should (a) have a doctoral degree in related disciplines; (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 highly proficient in written and spoken English.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive package including a medical benefits plan and a gratuity payable upon completion of the term which is normally for three years initially, with possibility of extension for another three years. 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 on 10 September 2021 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.  

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