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Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the School of Energy and Environment [Ref. D/212/09]

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research.  We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas.  Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:

  • biomedical science and engineering
  • veterinary science
  • computer science and data science
  • neuroscience and neural engineering
  • bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
  • smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
  • AI/robotics/autonomous systems
  • aerospace and microelectronics engineering
  • energy generation and storage
  • digital business and innovation management
  • fintech and business analytics
  • computational social sciences
  • digital humanities
  • digital and new media
  • law and technology
  • private law
  • healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

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Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

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.  The School has experienced tremendous growth over its ten years.  For details of the School, please visit the website at http://www.cityu.edu.hk/see.

The School is currently seeking outstanding candidates to submit applications for faculty positions in the energy, environment and sustainability disciplines.

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 appointees will also be assigned to take up administrative duties to facilitate the development of the School activities.

Requirements

A PhD in closely-related disciplines 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 their own. 

Candidates for Professor should have outstanding research and international reputation.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be 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

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].  Further information can be obtained from the School of Energy and Environment [Email : seedean@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 3442 0688].

To apply, please submit a cover letter, with the curriculum vitae, a detailed research plan (3 pages maximum), a teaching philosophy statement and plan (2 pages maximum), as well as a list of three referees through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/. Nominations can be sent directly to the School of Energy and Environment [Email : seedean@cityu.edu.hk].  The review process will continue until the position is 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 School, 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. 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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