Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Architecture and Civil Engineering City University of Hong Kong Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering Hong Kong

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering [Ref. A/079/09]


City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has seven Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences.


Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:




Responsible for teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses, course design and assessment; supervise student projects and other learning activities, including the coordination of part-time teaching staff and liaison with other departments and institutions; undertake research and other scholarly activities, including the development of new research directions; and carry out administrative work and other duties to facilitate the development of the Department.




A good honours degree in the following disciplines and a PhD in one of the specialized areas:


Disciplines (specialized areas)


Architecture - architectural design, architecture practice, heritage and conservation, landscaping and sustainability
Building Services Engineering - electrical services for buildings, vertical transportation, open systems for building automation, intelligent building, building electronics, building energy efficiency, demand-side-management
Surveying - urban planning, real estate valuation, land management, facilities management, building design and appraisal

Civil Engineering/Construction Engineering and Management

Membership or potential membership of a relevant professional body, an all-round background in the specialized areas with some teaching/research experience are required. For the Architecture, Surveying and Engineering disciplines, relevant experience in the industry and/or institutions of higher education, and a good record of research and published work are also required. Candidates for the post of Professor and above should have demonstrated leadership in their specialized area, with a distinguished record of teaching, administration and research.


Salary and Conditions of Service


Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.


Information and Application


Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].


To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae and statement of research interests and experience. Nominations can be sent directly to Head, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering via email at Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.


City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.


Worldwide recognition ranking 49th (QS survey 2017/18), and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016/17); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).

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