Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Energy Internet

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Energy Internet in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Ref.: 503028), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department offers B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes. The B.Eng. programmes comprise Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (jointly with the Department of Computer Science) and Biomedical Engineering (jointly with the Faculty of Engineering and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine). The Department consists of 45 full-time teaching staff and has excellent computing resources, well-equipped teaching and research facilities and supports. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.eee.hku.hk/.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Computer/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or a closely related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching. A solid track record in research is essential, preferably in, but not restricted to, the following areas: integrated energy systems, power systems, power electronics, energy economics, and information networks.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy, and indicate which level they wish to be considered for.  Review of applications will start from February 1, 2021 and continue until March 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the Department during the period from March 1 to April 30, 2021.


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Job level Middle
Work Exp.
Education Doctorate or above
Location Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training (Teacher - Higher Education)
Published On 08/01/2021