THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor in Engineering Management / Logistics Engineering and Quality Services

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
18 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
  
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.
  
DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
  
Research Assistant Professor in Engineering Management / Logistics Engineering and Quality Services / Advanced Manufacturing Technology / Product and Process Design (Ref. 18041802)
  

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers a wide scope of multi-disciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and actively engages in various applied research and consultancy work with the community. Please visit the website at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/ise for more information about the department.
 
Duties
 
The appointee will be required to: 

  
(a)     undertake teaching duties at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
(b)    conduct research that leads to publications in top-tier refereed journals and awards of research grants;
(c)    assist in research, programme/curriculum development and administration;
(d)    supervise student projects and theses;
(e)    engage in scholarly research in at least one of the areas of Engineering Management, Logistics Engineering and Quality Services, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, or Product and Process Design; and
(f)    contribute to departmental activities. 
 
Qualifications    
 
Applicants should:

 
(a)    have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline plus several years of teaching/research/practical and/or industrial experience;
 (b)    have a proven track record in relevant postdoctoral research experience;
 (c)    have a good network with international researchers to contribute to the development of high-level applied research collaborations between PolyU and reputable organizations; and
 (d)    be a good team player and have excellent communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction.
 
Remuneration and Conditions of Service

 
The remuneration package for the Research Assistant Professor post is the same as an Assistant Professor post. A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Appointment for Research Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract for up to three years.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.
 
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 hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  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 in May 2018 until the position is filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

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