THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
03 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Mar 2020
Ref
499108
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (14300)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, specializing in ‘Biomedical Engineering’ (Ref.: 499108), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Top-ranked in the world, The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Hong Kong operates the Biomedical Engineering programme jointly with the Faculty of Medicine. With 10 core faculty members and a great number of affiliated members, the programme is well-equipped with teaching and research facilities and support. Faculty members under the  programme also supervise M.Phil. and Ph.D. students through the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Information about existing faculty members can be obtained at https://www.engineering.hku.hk/bmeengg/people-faculty/.

The successful candidate will be invited to join one of the Departments in the Faculty as his/her home department.

Applicant should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related engineering field with an excellent research record. Applicants with commitment to collaborative and interdisciplinary research, in areas including but not limited to biomaterials and tissue engineering, cell and tissue mechanics, cell niche engineering, mechanoregulation, biophysics, single cell manipulations; advanced medical imaging methods, magnetic resonance imaging, biophotonics, multiscale brain imaging; bioelectronics including wearable devices; bio-inspired or bio-mimicking devices and algorithms; or advanced technologies such as those for advanced bio-manufacturing, diagnostics and advanced therapeutics, in relation to these areas, will be considered. The appointee is also expected to participate in undergraduate teaching in the Biomedical Engineering Programme.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 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. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a research statement and a teaching statement.  Review of applications will start from November 25, 2019 and continue until March 15, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the Faculty during the period from 16 March to 15 April, 2020.

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