Head of Department of Electronic and Information Engineering

Hong Kong (HK)
29 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
29 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) 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 consolidated expenditure budget of the University is about HK$6.6 billion (US$1 = HK$7.8 approximately) per year.  Committed to academic excellence in a professional context, PolyU aspires to become a world-class university with an emphasis on the application value of its programmes and research.  Its vision is to become a leading university that excels in professional education, applied research and partnership for the betterment of Hong Kong, the nation and the world.

The University is now inviting applications or nominations for the following post:

Head of Department of Electronic and Information Engineering

The successful candidate will be appointed as Chair Professor/Professor, commensurate with his/her qualifications and experience, and hold a concurrent headship appointment.  The headship appointment is normally for an aggregate period of six years in two three-year terms of office.  Post specification can be obtained from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/external_adv/deans-heads.php.

Other suitable candidate(s), if deemed appropriate by the University, may be appointed as Chair Professor/Professor.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Terms of appointment and remuneration package are negotiable and highly competitive.   For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm


Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees and direct any enquiries to the Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong [Fax: (852) 2764 3374; E-mail: hrsceie@polyu.edu.hk], quoting the position being applied for and the reference number.  Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.  Initial consideration of applications will commence in December 2016.  Candidature may be obtained by nomination.  The University reserves the right to make an appointment by invitation or not to fill the position.  General information about the University and the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering is available on the University’s Homepage http://www.polyu.edu.hk and http://www.eie.polyu.edu.hk respectively, or from the Human Resources Office [Tel: (852) 3400 3420].  The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.