THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

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Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
27 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2022
Ref
512551
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering (14500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for the appointment as Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 512551), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with possibility of renewal.

Building upon our proud traditions and strengths, the mission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is to engage in innovative, high-impact and leading edge research and development, to create a learning environment that maximizes the potential of all students, to produce well-trained and enthusiastic mechanical and building service engineers and research graduates and to serve the local and international community and industry.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, a minimum of six years’ relevant experience with demonstrated accomplishments in teaching; contributions in knowledge exchange, curriculum development, pedagogy and administrative services. The Department places emphasis on opportunities in experiential learning, and proven capability to implement these approaches will be a definite advantage, especially on innovative product design and development, e.g. aesthetics design, functional design. Applicants with experience/proficiency in biomimicry, cross-cultural design, ergonomics, interdisciplinary project management and intellectual property rights application are preferred. Taught postgraduate programs now occupy a significant sector of the educational initiatives of the Department. Knowledge in master level courses in the relevant engineering fields will be highly beneficial. Ability to work with and to conform to requirements of professional bodies and accreditation panels will be a desirable asset. The appointee is expected to be responsible for quality teaching in relevant subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervision of student projects, undertaking course design and curriculum development and active participation in knowledge exchange. He/She will also be required to contribute to the University administrative services. Applicants with lower qualification but a rich experience in the relevant area may be considered.  Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Lecturer.  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 512048) need not re-apply.

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.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and a teaching statement. Review of applications will start from April 30, 2022 and continue until June 30, 2022, or until the post is filled whichever is earlier.

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