Job Title: Faculty Positions in Smart City Development
Department: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Job Posting Details
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is actively forming the Center for GREAT Smart City. The acronym for GREAT is Green, Resilient, Empowering, Adaptable, and Transformative. In this connection, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will have five faculty positions to advance the underpinning science and technology for smart city development. Specifically, we are seeking candidates with a solid background in infrastructural and environmental engineering, and a particular focus on:
* System integration and modeling
* Renewable energy
* Big data analytics
* Remote sensing
* Structural system automation
* Public policy formulation and analysis
We invite applications for substantiation-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. Appointment at the Professor rank may also be considered for candidates with very strong academic record and international recognition.
Applicants must have a PhD degree in civil or a related engineering discipline. The appointee is expected to demonstrate strong potential for effective teaching and promising research, as well as play a key role in the development of projects in both fundamental and applied research.
For more information about the Department, please visit http://www.ce.ust.hk. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.
Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave, and housing benefits will be provided where applicable. Initial appointment at Assistant/Associate Professor rank will normally be made on a 3-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract. Appointment at Professor rank will be on substantive basis.
Interested candidates are invited to send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) a statement of research and teaching interests, and (iii) names and contact information of at least three referees to the Search and Appointments Committee by email to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or by fax to (852) 2335 5493. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable appointment is made. Enquiries can also be sent to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)
Hong K. Lo