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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

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

Applications are invited for the appointment as Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref. 523850), 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 year’s 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. Applicants with experience/proficiency in mechatronics, rapid prototyping, smart materials, function and aesthetic design, intellectual property rights and computer programming will have higher priority.  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. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Lecturer.

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 November 30, 2023 and continue until December 31, 2023, or until the post is filled whichever is earlier.

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