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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the School of Energy and Environment [Ref. D/131/09]

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has seven Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above post:

The School of Energy and Environment was established at City University of Hong Kong in July 2009 with the mission to perform cutting-edge research and provide professional education in energy- and environment-related issues.  It is the first and only such School in Hong Kong and one of the few in Asia.  For details of the School, please visit our website at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/see.

The School is currently seeking outstanding candidates to fill at least five openings in:

  1. Areas related but not necessarily limited to marine energy, water resources engineering, energy storage and power systems engineering (Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor)
  2. All other areas in Energy and Environment (Professor/Associate Professor)


The School seeks candidates who will be able to complement and build on its existing strengths in atmospheric science, air quality, chemical engineering and renewable energy.  Currently the School has 18 faculties with wide-ranging expertise.  The School has experienced tremendous growth over its six years.  It is expected that successful candidates will contribute to the continued development of a vibrant multidisciplinary environment for research and teaching.

Duties

Teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, supervise research students at master and doctoral levels, conduct high-level research, develop new research directions and courses when necessary, and contribute creatively and professionally in the School, and for the benefit of the community and industry.  The appointee will also be assigned to take up administrative duties to facilitate the development of the activities of the School.

Requirements

A PhD in a closely-related discipline with a strong research record in terms of grants, publications and patents, and good teaching ability.  Candidates for Associate Professor should have a number of high-impact publications and grants, and a demonstrated ability/potential to develop a research area on his/her own.  Candidates for Professor should have an outstanding research record with a demonstrated ability to lead a sizeable research group of mid and junior level professors, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be very attractive, driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrojob@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office.  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

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