Human Resources Office, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

1844 9020
Position ID:PolyU-Human Resources Office-ASSOPAPINCSPH [#9020]
Position Title: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Construction Safety / Public Health
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Kowloon, N/A -Hong Kong [map]
Subject Areas: Civil and Environmental Engineering / Environmental Engineering, structural, Construction Engineering
Appl Deadline: (posted 2017/03/23)
Position Description:    

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 1,300. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) per year.

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Construction Safety / Public Health

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 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. The Department currently has about 40 faculty members and 36 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 Construction Safety/Environmental Health subjects, such as Occupational Health and Hygiene, Human Health and Environment, Risk Management, Safety Technology, Safety Management and Audit, 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 and accreditation, etc.

Applicants should (a) have a PhD degree in Construction Safety/Public Health or Civil Engineering (major in Construction Engineering and Management); (b) have solid experience in teaching and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research; (c) have a good record of research and scholarship; and (d) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills and have good interpersonal skills.

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 submit application form via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Initial consideration of applications will commence on 31 May 2017. Details of 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.


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