Faculty Positions in Smart City Development

Employer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Above US$93,500 per year
Posted
November 21 2018
Ref
3715
Position Type
Contract
Organization Type
Academia

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

In support of the University’s active development in inter-disciplinary research and education in the underpinning science and technology for the development of smart cities, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering seeks to recruit five faculty positions covering broad areas of smart mobility, smart living, smart environment, and smart economy. Specifically, we are seeking candidates with a strong background in infrastructural and environmental engineering and a particular focus on:

  • Urban system integration and modeling
  • Sustainability
  • Renewable energy and storage
  • Big data analytics
  • Remote sensing
  • Autonomous systems
  • Public policy

The new faculty hires will be members of a new Center for GREAT (Green, Resilient, Empowering, Adaptable, and Transformative) Smart Cities.  We invite applications for substantiation-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank.  Appointment at the Professor rank may also be considered for candidates with outstanding academic credentials and international recognition.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in civil engineering or a related discipline.  The appointees are expected to demonstrate strong potential for effective teaching and promising research, as well as playing a key role in the development of projects in both fundamental and applied research.

For more information about the Department, please visit http://www.ce.ust.hk.  The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing benefits will be provided where applicable.  Initial appointment at Assistant/Associate Professor rank will normally be made on a 3-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.  Appointment at Professor rank will be on substantive basis.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates are invited to send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) a statement of research and teaching interests, and (iii) names and contact information of at least three referees to the Search and Appointments Committee by email to cejob@ust.hk. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.  Enquiries can also be sent to cejob@ust.hk.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)

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