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Assistant Professor (PR0716/21-22)

The Department invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position under the University’s Talent100 recruitment drive. The Department has focus areas in Biophysics & Complex Systems. Interdisciplinary research is encouraged by the Faculty of Science and fostered under the University-wide six Interdisciplinary Labs (https://interdisciplinary-research.hkbu.edu.hk/), supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities.  

Being part of a rapidly evolving research and educational landscape in the region, the Department strives to nurture leadership in emerging fields of interdisciplinary science, in particular quantitative and systems biology, complex systems theory, analysis and modeling, sensor technology, and big data and AI in biomedical applications. These efforts will be supported by infrastructural and internationalisation initiatives at the University level, and grounded on the Department’s first-rate research achievements (evidenced by extensive international collaborations, by reviews such as RAE, by start-up companies and by prestigious awards).

The candidates should have a PhD degree in Physics, Statistical Physics, Biophysics, Systems Biology, Systems Science or other relevant disciplines, a proven track record of collaborative research and a strong commitment to teaching. The appointee is expected to conduct world-class research and to teach at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

This is a tenure-track position with an initial appointment to be made on a fixed-term contract of three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Tenure is expected to be attained within six years.

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/works. They 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) directly. 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 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: 15 June 2022 (or until the position is filled)

 
Lecturer I / II (PR0582/21-22)                                                                                         

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, Energy Storage and Distribution, and Smart Technology such as IoT. 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 Material Science or Energy Science and Engineering, or related disciplines, preferably with two to three years of teaching or postdoctoral experience. Practical experience in doing projects in the industry, government or NGO will be very helpful.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of one year, preferably starting on September 1, 2022, but negotiable. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance and mutual agreement.

 
Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). They should send in their most recent teaching evaluation results. Those not invited for interview 4 months after submission of application 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: 30 April 2022 (or until the position is filled)

 

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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