THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor -Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
20 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Ref. : 201701618 

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor 

Department : Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering  

Closing Date : January 31, 2018 

Applications are invited for tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department is one of the five engineering departments in the Faculty of Engineering, offering B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in fields of Industrial Engineering and Logistics Management.  Excellent facilities are provided in a number of laboratories for teaching and research.  Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.imse.hku.hk/.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Logistics or a closely-related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching.  The position is open to all research areas in Industrial Engineering, and Supply Chain and Logistics Engineering.  Priority will be given to those in the areas of robotics, cyber-physical system, financial engineering, logistics engineering, big data analytics, and healthcare engineering.  The appointee will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and supervise research students and projects.  The appointee will be involved in setting up and developing the midstream translational research platform in the Faculty of Engineering.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy to the Department at imsehr@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Please indicate clearly in the form the post applied for and the reference number.  Closes January 31, 2018. 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. 

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