Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Position ID:HKUST-Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering-FP [#8552]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Geotechnical Engineering
Position Location:NA, Hong Kong [map]
Subject Area: Engineering / Environment
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2016/11/11, listed until 2017/05/11)
Position Description:    

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Faculty Position in Geotechnical Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a substantiation-track faculty position at Assistant/Associate Professor rank in geotechnical engineering.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in geotechnical engineering or a closely related field. The appointee is expected to demonstrate strong potential for effective teaching and promising research in the respective fields. Expertise in geotechnical risk and reliability, centrifuge modelling and laboratory testing is preferred. Clear evidence of winning competitive grants will be an advantage.

For more information about the Department and its Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility (GCF) and Geotechnical Laboratory, please visit, and respectively. 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 include annual leave, medical and dental benefits. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. Initial appointment will normally be made on a 3-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure

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 or by fax to (852) 2335 5493. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Enquiries can also be sent to

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Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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