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 1,400. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.5 billion.
DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTING
The Department of Computing (COMP) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, founded in 1974, pioneers the development of computing education in the territory. With over 40 years of success, COMP plays a strong role in undertaking world-class research and nurturing talents to support the advancement of society. Moving forward, COMP is determined to assert its position as the leader in interdisciplinary research and education in computing, generating worldwide benefits to mankind. COMP envisions it will become the influential icon in smart computing internationally. COMP has been widely recognised by the global community with its high positions in different world university rankings over the years. It has been consistently placed among the top 100, even among the top 50 in some of the years, by all renowned global rankings, including QS World University Subject Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Best Global Universities Rankings by the U.S. News & World Report. For more information about the Department, please visit the website at http://www.comp.polyu.edu.hk.
Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (several posts)
The Department is now inviting applications from outstanding candidates with expertise and experience in the areas relevant to the strategic focuses of the Department, priority will be given to candidates with expertise in big data analytics, human-centered computing, security and financial technology.
The appointees will be required to:
(a) teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and supervise research students;
(b) initiate and conduct innovative research leading to publications in top-tier refereed journals and award of external research grants;
(c) engage in research collaborations both locally and internationally;
(d) participate in professional services to the academic community and support activities that promote and foster links with the profession in the industry and community;
(e) contribute to departmental activities; and
(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.
Applicants should have a PhD degree with an excellent track record of research. Applicants should also show strong evidence of commitment to research that leads to top quality publications with high impact.
Active participation in professional community activities, strong collaboration with international researchers, documented scholarly output and professional achievement in teaching and research are required for Associate Professorship.
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 clearly the rank they apply for, and their current and expected salary in the application.
Please submit application form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org; 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. Consideration of applications will commence in September 2017 until the position is filled. 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.