THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor in Inorganic Chemistry / Organometallic Chemistry / Materials Chemistry

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
20 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
31 May 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

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$7.4 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED BIOLOGY AND CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY

Assistant Professor in Inorganic Chemistry / Organometallic Chemistry / Materials Chemistry (Ref. 20112018)

The Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology is a multi-disciplinary department in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with diversified specialties in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition and food science.  The Department’s research focus is in the interdisciplinary areas of chemistry, biology, nutrition and food science.  The Department has about 52 faculty members.  Please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/abct for more information about the Department.

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a)     conduct lectures, practical sessions and tutorials at taught master’s and undergraduate levels in Inorganic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Renewable Energy, and/or related disciplines;
    
(b)     supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students;

(c)     establish a vigorous research programme at the cutting edge of inorganic synthesis, organometallic synthesis, materials chemistry, renewable energy, and engage in other scholarly activities;
 
(e)    contribute to departmental and programme administration as well as curriculum development; and

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

Qualifications

Applicants should:
(a)    have a PhD degree in the field of Inorganic Chemistry, Organometallic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Renewable Energy, or related disciplines;

(b)    have relevant post-qualification experience in teaching and research;

(c)    have an excellent publication record in peer-reviewed international journals, especially in the areas of inorganic synthesis, organometallic synthesis, materials chemistry and/or renewable energy;

(d)    have an established track record in obtaining external funding/research grants; and

(e)    be able to demonstrate evidence of effective classroom teaching.

Preference will be given to those who have an undergraduate degree in Chemistry, Chemical Technology, Materials Chemistry, or related disciplines.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Appointment 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 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. Consideration of applications will commence on 4 December 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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