Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Clean Energy and Environment

Hong Kong (HK)
09 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Clean Energy and Environment in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department offers B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes. The B.Eng. programmes comprise Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (jointly with the Department of Computer Science) and Biomedical Engineering (jointly with the Faculty of Engineering and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine). The Department consists of 45 full-time teaching staff and has excellent computing resources, well-equipped teaching and research facilities and supports. Information about the Department can be obtained at

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in a closely related field in clean energy and environment, with a strong commitment to research and teaching. A solid track record in research is essential, preferably in, but not restricted to, the following interdisciplinary areas: clean energy & control, AI and/or big data, environment & AI and/or IoT, as well as the following emerging areas where HKU has established activity: power systems and devices, renewable energy/environmental technology and their environmental and regulatory effects and related markets, sustainable lighting, and sustainable environment.

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. to and indicate clearly the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at indicate clearly in the form the post applied for, as well as the field and level, and the reference number. Applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Review of applications will start from August 1, 2018 and continue until September 30, 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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