The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Human Resources Office

1844 14999
Position ID:PolyU-Human Resources Office-CEE19100802 [#14999]
Position Title: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Kowloon, N/A, Hong Kong [map]
Subject Areas: Civil and Environmental Engineering / Construction Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Systems
Appl Deadline: (posted 2019/10/08, listed until 2020/04/08)
Position Description:    

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

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.

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Transportation Engineering (Ref. 19100802)

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 Sustainable Structural and Fire Engineering and BSc (Hons) in Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health. The Department currently has about 47 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.

The appointee will be required to (a) teach relevant undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in Transportation Engineering, such as Public Transport, Design of Transport Infrastructure, Transport Management and Highway Maintenance, Urban Transport Planning - Theory and Practice, and other related subjects; (b) supervise student projects and theses; (c) initiate, lead and participate in research activities; and (d) undertake relevant administrative duties, including programme leadership, curriculum development, programme validation, accreditation, etc.

Applicants should (a) have a PhD degree in Transportation Engineering or equivalent areas; (b) have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; (c) have a good record of research and scholarship; (d) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills and have good interpersonal skills; and (e) possess research interest in, but not limited to, one or more of the following areas (i) Intelligent Transportation Systems; (ii) Public Transport; (iii) Smart/Green Transport; (iv) Operations Research in Transport; and (v) Logistics and Transport Economics. Preference will be given to those with a good undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering or Transportation Engineering. Relevant professional qualifications and work experience as a civil engineer or transportation engineer will be an asset. Applicants for appointment at Associate Professor level should have substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent record of relevant academic and/or research achievement. Applicants with less experience will be considered for appointment as Assistant Professor.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment for Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor level. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

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 hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or 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. Recruitment will continue 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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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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