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Recruitment of Lecturer I / II (PR0005/21-22)                                                                                         

The appointee is expected to teach courses in the following areas: renewable and non-renewable energy sources, energy management, energy usage and environment, carbon auditing, and energy storage and distribution. He/She will also need to fulfill some administrative duties related to curriculum design, programme development and promotion, supervision of student projects, internship and student affairs.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Energy Science and Engineering, or related disciplines, preferably with two to three years of teaching or postdoctoral experience. Research experience will be very useful. Applicants with less qualifications and/or experience will be considered for the post of Lecturer II.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract up to two years starting on or after 1 January 2022. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 8 August 2021

 
Recruitment of Chair Professor / Professor

FACULTY OF SCIENCE 

Chair Professor / Professor – Global STEM Professorship Scheme (Several Posts) (PR0420/20-21)

The Faculty is recruiting internationally renowned innovation and technology (“I&T”) scholars at the rank of Chair Professor or Professor under the Global STEM Professorship Scheme (“the Scheme”).
 
Applicants should have worked at a university or research institute outside Hong Kong on a full-time basis (equivalent to full or Associate Professor) for not less than 3 years in the past 10 years. They should also have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii) outstanding accomplishments and research potential. The applicants should focus on the following research areas:

  • Biology: Bioresources & Agriculture; Environmental Health
  • Chemistry: Analytical Science; Chemical Biology
  • Computer Science: AI & Machine Learning; Privacy-Preserving Data Science
  • Mathematics: Statistics & Big Data Analytics; Imaging & Vision
  • Physics: Nonlinear & Complex Systems; Systems Biology & Bio-Physics; Advanced Materials

Suitable candidates will be nominated to the Scheme. Successful candidates will be offered with a highly competitive remuneration package partially supported by the Government, and may be provided with subsidy for their research teams and for setting up laboratories. Details of the Scheme would be announced in mid-June 2021.
 
Enquiries about the various posts should be sent to the relevant departments:
Department of Biology (email: biol@hkbu.edu.hk)
Department of Chemistry (email: chem@hkbu.edu.hk)
Department of Computer Science (email: comp@hkbu.edu.hk)
Department of Mathematics (email: math@hkbu.edu.hk)
Department of Physics (email: phys@hkbu.edu.hk)

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications, statements of teaching and research interest, and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at https://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is on-going until the positions are filled.

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Recruitment of Part-time Lecturer

The Department invites applications for a Part-time Lecturer position to teach undergraduate physics or applied physics courses. Selected courses may involve Electricity and Magnetism, Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism, Mathematical Methods for Physical Science, Scientific Computing and Modeling, etc.. Applicants should (i) have a doctoral degree in the physics or relevant disciplines. Knowledge in new technologies such as AI or green technology will be a plus; and (ii) have at least 2 years’ relevant classroom teaching experience in relevant disciplines.

Appointment will be made on a contract basis, initially for Semester 1 2021, renewable subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement.
 
Application Procedure:
Please send full curriculum vitae, copies of qualification documents and past teaching evaluations if available for review. Email: yychun@hkbu.edu.hk

Those who are not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.
 
For more information, please contact Miss Cindy Chun (Tel: (852) 3411 7029).
 
Closing Date: 30 June 2021

 
Recruitment of Software and Hardware Development Teams

A biosensor scientific company limited plans to employ 2 positions (1 for software and 1 for hardware) in December 2020 – January 2021. The work location is Hong Kong Science Park and/or Fotan. The applicants should have the following skills in software and hardware.

Your software and hardware development teams should have the following skills. 
Software Skills
-     Familiar with ARDUINO IDE;
-     C/C++ and Python programming in ARDUINO IDE;
-     Sensor interfacing programming and data acquisition; 
-     Experience in Apps development (Android Studio and Xcode);
-     Setup of Linux server or commercial data server for big health data storage and analysis;
-     Development and/or applications of Artificial Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, signal processing etc to handle and monitor human health; and
-     3D drawing and printing.

Hardware Skills
-     Familiar with microcontroller hardware;  
-     Familiar with wireless communications (eg., BLE and WIFI) and their protocols;
-     Experience in surface mount soldering;
-     Hardware in sensor interfacing;
-     Design of analog and digital electronics; 
-     Electronic circuits and PCB development;
-     Sensor signal conditioning and signal processing; and
-     3D drawing and printing.
 


Recruitment of PhD student / Research Assistant (RA)

The appointee is expected to conduct research work on the fabrication and characterization of helical nanomaterials and simulation of their unique chiroptical activity.

Applicants should have a relevant Master/PhD Degree in Physics, Applied Physics, Optics, Material Science, Engineering, or Chemistry with preferably work experience in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization, optical characterization, data capture and data analysis, and/or optical simulation. Strong background in nanoscience and technology are essential for the successful implementation of the project. He/She is expected to work in an interdisciplinary and inter-institute environment. 

For the application of RA position, the appointee will initially be offered a fixed-term contract of one year and is expected to commence duty ASAP. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send CV to Dr. Zhifeng Huang ( zfhuang@hkbu.edu.hk ).