Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty Positions

Job level
Education Master Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Published On 30/04/2013
The Department is rapidly expanding its educational and research profiles to establish aerospace engineering disciplines in the next few years. We are inviting applications for four tenure-track faculty positions, at full, associate and assistant professor levels, in the following areas:

Aerodynamics, aeroelasticity
Advanced materials under extreme environment, fatigue/creep and fracture
Aerospace structures, smart structures
Aircraft design
Aircraft performance and control
Combustion, gas turbine, propulsion
Aviation systems, avionics

Applicants should have an earned PhD degree in aerospace/aeronautical engineering or related engineering fields, and are expected to have recognized pertinent academic, research and/or industrial experience. The successful candidates are expected to develop strong, independent and innovative research programs and to teach aerospace/mechanical engineering courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Strong commitment to education is a basic requirement. HKUST 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. Generous fringe benefits will be provided where applicable. Appointment for Professor will be on substantive basis. Initial appointment for Assistant/Associate Professor will normally be on a three-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Applications together with a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of teaching and research, the names and addresses of three referees should be sent to the Human Resources Office, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible, and continue until the positions are filled.

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