THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
25 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
Ref
201801538
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

The Department is one of the five engineering departments in the Faculty of Engineering, offering B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in fields of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management. Excellent facilities are provided in a number of laboratories for teaching and research. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.imse.hku.hk/.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Logistics or a closely related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching. The position is open to all research areas in Industrial Engineering, and Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering. Priority will be given to those in the areas of financial technology, decision analytics, robotics and automation, cyber-physical system, and smart industrial systems (manufacturing, logistics, supply chains, healthcare and airport). The appointee will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and supervise research students and projects. For Associate Professor, applicants should be able to demonstrate outstanding international peer recognition and world leadership in their areas of expertise.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy to imsehr@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.

Closes November 30, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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