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Research Assistant Professor in Cement and Concrete Science
Hong Kong Polytechnic University


Date Posted Jan. 12, 2021
Title Research Assistant Professor in Cement and Concrete Science
University Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Department DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Research Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Structural Engineering
    Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other
 
 
THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Research Assistant Professor in Cement and Concrete Science (Ref. 21011201)

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering enjoys a high reputation in conducting world class research and has well established connections with industry partners and government agencies in Hong Kong. It offers academic programmes at various levels. In addition to PhD and MSc programmes, the Department currently offers 4 undergraduate programmes, namely BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering, BEng (Hons) in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development, BEng (Hons) in Structural and Fire Safety Engineering and BSc (Hons) in Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health. The Department currently has about 55 faculty members and 35 technical and administrative personnel, and is committed to international standards of excellence in teaching and research. Please visit the website at http://www.cee.polyu.edu.hk for more information about the Department.

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a)     conduct research as the main duty and actively pursue external research grants, such as General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator in the related areas;

(b)     provide quality teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level in the related areas;

(c)     co-supervise student projects and theses;

(d)     contribute to departmental service; and

(e)     perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a)     have a doctoral degree in Cement and Concrete Science or a related discipline;

(b)     have demonstrated promise of a high level of creative ability in research and teaching in some subdivisions of his/her field;

(c)     be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills; and

(d)     be highly proficient in written and spoken English.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Appointment will only be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please send a completed application form by post with the names and addresses of three referees to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 2 February 2021 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

 
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