The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Human Resources Office

1844 13585
Position ID:PolyU-Human Resources Office-CEE19041509 [#13585]
Position Title: Research Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Environment
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:N/A, Hong Kong [map]
Subject Areas: Civil and Environmental Engineering / Environmental Engineering, Geomechanical Behavior, structural
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/04/15, finished 2019/09/02, listed until 2019/07/31)
Position Description:    

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) 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 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.


Research Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Environment (Ref. 19041509)

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering enjoys a high reputation in conducting application-oriented 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 3 undergraduate programmes, namely BEng(Hons) in Civil Engineering, BEng(Hons) in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development and BSc(Hons) in Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health, with a new BEng(Hons) in Sustainable Structural and Fire Engineering programme to be launched in 2019/20. The Department currently has about 44 faculty members and 38 technical and administrative personnel, and is committed to international standards of excellence in teaching and research. Please visit the website at for more information about the Department.

The appointee will be required to (a) initiate, lead and participate in research activities; (b) teach relevant undergraduate and postgraduate subjects, such as Introduction to Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, Global Climate Change and Society Response, and Environment and Climate Change; (c) supervise student projects and theses; and (d) undertake relevant administrative duties.

Applicants should (a) have a PhD degree in Chemistry, Atmospheric Science or a related discipline, with a first degree in Science or Engineering; (b) have relevant postdoctoral research experience as supported by evidence of research projects and outputs; (c) have a good record of research and scholarship; (d) demonstrate potential for establishing significant externally funded research programmes; and (e) be able to conduct effective classroom teaching.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

The remuneration package for the Research Assistant Professor post is the same as an Assistant Professor post. A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Appointment for Research Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract for up to three years. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from 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 14 May 2019 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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