Assistant Professor in Electronic and Information Engineering

Hong Kong (HK)
17 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 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 1,400.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.5 billion.


Assistant Professor in Wireless Communications/Wireless Networks/Communication Networks/Current and Future Communication Systems/5G and beyond/IoT/Internet of Vehicles/IoT Communications [two posts, tenable from 2018/19] (Ref. 18041309)
Since its inception in 1974, the Department of Electronic and Information Engineering (EIE) has enjoyed a distinguished history of providing outstanding engineering education and applicable research in Hong Kong. 
We are seeking applications from strong candidates in one of the areas listed above. These will complement the existing strengths in communications, information security, nonlinear circuits and systems, multimedia signal processing and photonic systems, optoelectronic systems and devices. Apart from performing teaching duties at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the related area, candidates are also expected to teach outside their main research areas.  The medium of instruction in English. 
Leading scholars regularly visit the Department for research collaboration and to enhance the Department’s research profile. The Department has extensive resources to support a wide variety of teaching activities and research interests. Please visit the website at for more information about the Department.  The Department of Electronic and Information Engineering is a constituent of the Faculty of Engineering.  Information on the Faculty is available at   
Enquiries about the post can be made to Dr Daniel Lun, Interim Head of Department
The appointees will be required to (a) undertake teaching duties at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the area of wireless communications/wireless networks/communication networks/current and future communication systems/5G and beyond/IoT/Internet of vehicles/IoT communications and also outside their main research areas; (b) attract funding to support both fundamental and industrial research; (c) conduct research that leads to publications in top-tier refereed journals; (d) supervise student projects and theses; (e)  engage in scholarly research/consultancy in their area of expertise; and (f) contribute to departmental activities.
Applicants should (a) have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline; (b) have the relevant postdoctoral research experience and a publication record commensurate with the level of appointment; (c) demonstrate potential to establish significant externally funded research programmes; (d) be able to demonstrate evidence of effective classroom teaching skills; and (e) have excellent communication skills.
Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.  


Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Consideration of applications will commence on 27 May 2018 until the positions are filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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