Tenure-Track Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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 in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Ref.: 508849), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
The Department offers B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes. The B.Eng. programmes comprise Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (jointly with the Department of Computer Science) and Biomedical Engineering (jointly with the Faculty of Engineering and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine). The Department consists of 45 full-time teaching staff and has excellent computing resources, well-equipped teaching and research facilities and supports. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.eee.hku.hk/.
The Department has multiple openings in the broad areas of next-generation communication and computing. We are interested in outstanding candidates and will prioritize novelty, significance, and promise of the candidate’s research over any specific area of specialization. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Computer / Electrical / Electronic Engineering or a closely related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching. A solid track record in research is essential, preferably in, but not restricted to the following areas: next-generation wireless systems, communication IC design, ubiquitous mobile computing, quantum computing and communications, AI low-power design, photonic computing, human-centric AI, bio-inspired medical devices and systems, and integrated communication and computing.
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, totaling 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. Applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Review of applications will start in December 2021 and continue until April 30, 2022 (further extended to August 31, 2022), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.