Research Assistant Professor in Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong



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.




Research Assistant Professor in Engineering Management / Logistics Engineering and Quality Services / Advanced Manufacturing Technology / Product and Process Design (Ref. 18041802)


The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers a wide scope of multi-disciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and actively engages in various applied research and consultancy work with the community. Please visit the website at for more information about the department.




The appointee will be required to:


(a)        undertake teaching duties at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;


(b)   conduct research that leads to publications in top-tier refereed journals and awards of research grants;


(c)        assist in research, programme/curriculum development and administration;


(d)       supervise student projects and theses;


(e)   engage in scholarly research in at least one of the areas of Engineering Management, Logistics Engineering and Quality Services, Advanced Manufacturing Technology, or Product and Process Design; and


(f)        contribute to departmental activities.




Applicants should:


(a)       have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline plus several years of teaching/research/practical and/or industrial experience;


(b)      have a proven track record in relevant postdoctoral research experience;


(c)       have a good network with international researchers to contribute to the development of high-level applied research collaborations between PolyU and reputable organizations; and


(d)      be a good team player and have excellent communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction.


Remuneration and Conditions of Service


The remuneration package for the Research Assistant Professor post is the same as an Assistant Professor post. A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Appointment for Research Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract for up to three years.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.






Please send a completed application form to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Consideration of applications will commence in May 2018 until the position is filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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