THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Teaching Fellow in Land Surveying / Geographic Information Science

Location
Hong Kong
Posted
01 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2022
Ref
22053114
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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$7.6 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF LAND SURVEYING AND GEO-INFORMATICS

Teaching Fellow in Land Surveying / Geographic Information Science / Near-surface Geophysical Surveying on Underground Utilities (Ref. 22053114)

The Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) is widely considered as a centre of excellence in both education and research in Geomatics and related fields. The Department offers a range of academic programmes to both local and overseas students, including Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics and in Spatial Data Science and Smart Cities, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Geomatics and in Urban Informatics and Smart Cities. LSGI has a very strong research programme that encompasses research activities in the areas of urban informatics, spatial big data analytics, geographical information science, satellite positioning, ubiquitous positioning, photogrammetry and remote sensing, geodesy and geodynamics, environmental monitoring, geo-hazards studies, Artificial Intelligence, smart city, utility system management, location-based services, near-surface geophysical survey, and geographical and social science applications. There are currently 26 academic staff, 12 supporting members, over 50 research staff and PhD students in the Department. The total student number is over 500. LSGI has a number of well-equipped research and teaching laboratories. Please visit the website at http://www.lsgi.polyu.edu.hk for more information about the Department.

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

a) undertake teaching duties at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;

b) coordinate and supervise student seminars, tutorials and projects / theses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;  

c) contribute to programme / course planning, administration and development;

d) assist in organizing scholarly activities and pedagogical exploration in relation to students’ learning experience;  

e) undertake administrative duties in academic and departmental affairs; and

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

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

a) a master’s degree or a PhD degree in Land Surveying, Geographic Information Science, Near-surface Geophysical Surveying on Underground Utilities or a related area;  

b) post-qualification tertiary teaching experience and/or relevant professional, practical or industrial experience, and a proven employment record;  

c) effective classroom teaching skills and be open to the use of e-learning and blended learning modes;  

d) a good command of both written and spoken English; and  

e) a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and professional service.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.

Application

Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website (https://jobs.polyu.edu.hk/academic). Consideration of applications will commence on 4 July 2022 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/pics_for_recruitment/.

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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