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Head, Department of Chemistry

Employer
City University of Hong Kong
Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Feb 18, 2022

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Discipline
Other, Education
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia
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Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic university located in the heart of Hong Kong.  As a publicly funded institution, our goals are to pursue high levels of excellence, promote innovation and nurture creativity with the aim to improve people’s lives.  In a city where East meets West, our vision is to become globally recognised for professional education, one that emphasises the mutual enrichment of different cultures and intellectual traditions, and for research that makes a real difference.

The University comprises nine Colleges/Schools, including Business, Creative Media, Data Science, Energy and Environment, Engineering, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Science, and Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences.  Our curricula are designed to promote knowledge creation, original discoveries and innovative thinking by integrating teaching and research at all levels.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Head

Department of Chemistry [Ref. A/570/09]

The Position

Reporting to the Provost through the Dean of College of Science, the Head of Department will provide leadership and strategic direction in research and professional education for the Department.  The Head will encourage and promote academic excellence, and steer the Department to enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan.

The Person

The appointee should have a distinguished record of research, teaching and scholarship, and substantial relevant experience in tertiary education; outstanding management effectiveness; commitment to teamwork; and strong communication and networking skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts to the benefit of the Department.  A doctoral degree with strong academic and professional qualifications is required.

Salary and Conditions of Service 

The appointee will be offered appointment to an academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The headship appointment will be on a concurrent basis for an initial period of about three years.  An attractive remuneration package, driven by market competitiveness and individual performance, will be offered.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : hrklau@cityu.edu.hk/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office, or by email to "hrklau@cityu.edu.hk".  Applications and nominations will be considered until the position is filled.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer.  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 #53 (QS survey 2022), and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).

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