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Assistant Professor (Aerospace Science and Remote Sensing)

Hong Kong
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

Job Details

Applications are invited for:-

Institute of Space and Earth Information Science and Department of Geography and Resource Management

Assistant Professor (Aerospace Science and Remote Sensing)

(Ref. 240001BX)

The Institute of Space and Earth Information Science and the Department of Geography and Resource Management are currently seeking exceptional candidates for a tenure-track academic post at Assistant Professor rank. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in aerospace science and remote sensing. For detailed information about the Institute, please visit

Applicants should possess (i) a doctoral degree; (ii) a strong academic background in at least one of the following areas: aerospace science, interferometric synthetic aperture radar for deformation monitoring, deep learning and big data analytics, remote sensing for urban resilience and sustainability, and carbon neutrality; and (iii) demonstrated outstanding research and scholarly work in the relevant fields, showcasing potential for research excellence.

The appointee will (a) develop and teach courses in aerospace science, remote sensing, earth informatics, artificial intelligence, and geospatial big data analysis for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, (b) conduct independent research, (c) co-ordinate with and take part in interdisciplinary teams on relevant collaborative research projects, and (d) undertake academic administrative duties as assigned.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, targeted to start in September 2024, which subject to performance, funding, and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

We are committed to attracting and retaining talent. Competitive salary and benefit packages commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

We encourage interested scholars to apply. This is an exciting opportunity to join our Institute/Department and contribute to our dynamic academic environment. The appointees will have the chance to engage in cutting-edge research, collaborate with talented colleagues, and actively participate in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. We look forward to receiving applications from qualified individuals who are eager to make significant contributions to the field of geography and remote sensing. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for further consideration.

Application Procedure

To apply for the post, please submit the application online and upload the following documents:

a) full resume;

b) copies of academic credentials;

c) a publication list with soft copies of 5 most representative publications;

d) details of courses taught and evaluation results (if available);

e) a research plan;

f) a teaching statement; and

g) the names and contact information of three to five referees  whose consent has been obtained for providing references.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above.  For more information and to apply online, please visit


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