Department of Mechanical Engineering
Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant
Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering
516181), to commence as soon as possible and no later than July 1,
2023, on a three-year fixed-term basis with contract-end gratuity
and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme,
totalling up to 15% of basic salary.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers B.Eng., M.Sc.,
M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree programs. The University of Hong Kong has
a highly ranked engineering school and an active Mechanical
Engineering Program. The Department employs about 30 full-time
faculty members and has well-equipped teaching and research
facilities and support. Information about the Department can be
obtained at http://www.mech.hku.hk
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering
or a related engineering field. Previous teaching experience will
be a plus. Prior academic or industrial R&D track records in
biotechnologies, instrumentation, devices and microfluidics as well
as commercialization experience will be advantageous. They should
also have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication
skills, and an excellent command of English.
The appointee is expected to teach undergraduate courses in
Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, primarily in
fluid dynamics, transport phenomena and hands-on projects, and may
be required to teach other introductory subjects in a standard
undergraduate curriculum as well. Courses will be conducted in the
setting of big classroom lectures as well as small group tutorials.
Strongly motivated candidates who are willing to engage in
innovative teaching schemes like flipped classroom and e-Learning
will be preferred. The appointee is also expected to supervise
research postgraduate students, capstone projects with engineering
contents for final year undergraduates and taught master degree
students. Administrative works which promote the educational
mission of the University will also be required.
A highly competitive remuneration package commensurate with
qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to
annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax
does not exceed 15% of gross income.
The University only accepts online application for the above post.
Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review
of applications will start on August 26, 2022 and will continue
until October 30, 2022
, or until the post is filled,
whichever is earlier.
Aug 12, 2022 (HK Time)
Oct 30, 2022 (HK Time)