Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering Hong Kong University, Department of Civil Engineering

Ref. : 201700604


Posting Title : Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering


Department : Department of Civil Engineering


Closing Date : August 31, 2017



Applications are invited for tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering, to commence on September 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Tenure consideration at an earlier timeline is possible for outstanding candidates.


The Department of Civil Engineering is one of the five engineering departments in the Faculty of Engineering. The Department has a world class reputation for leading research and teaching in civil engineering, and nurtured high-calibre leaders for the community as well as the civil engineering profession. The Department was ranked 9th in the world under the QS University Subject Rankings 2017 in the subject area of civil and structural engineering. The Department is active in research in construction management and transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, and water and environmental engineering. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.civil.hku.hk/.


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Engineering or a related field, with relevant experience in teaching and research. A strong background in environmental hydraulics would be desirable. The appointee will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses and supervise research students and projects.


Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201601489) need not re-apply.


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy to civdept@hku.hk and indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for and the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start from July 1, 2017 and continue until August 31, 2017.


The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.


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