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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Assistant Professor in Power and Energy Systems

(Ref. 240112005)

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) is one of the six academic units in the Faculty of Engineering. It is the major education provider in electric power engineering, power electronics and utilisation as well as railway engineering among the universities in Hong Kong. The Department is playing an important role in educating the electrical engineers for Hong Kong, and to some extent for the Chinese mainland arising from its continuous expansion in electrical infrastructure. Please visit the website at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/eee/ for more information about EEE. 

Duties 

The appointee will be required to: 

(a)    teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the following areas including but not limited to:

         (i) Power Electronics;

         (ii) Electric Vehicle and Railway Engineering;

         (iii) Electrical Machine and Power Engineering;

         (iv) Electrical Building Services; or

         (v) Computing and Control;

(b)    conduct original research in the above areas that leads to publications in top-tier refereed journals and awards of research grants;

(c)    establish an externally funded research programme; 

(d)   assist in developing curriculum activities for the undergraduate programme;

(e)   supervise student projects and theses; 

(f)    contribute to departmental activities; and

(g)    perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Unit or his/her delegates.

Qualifications 

Applicants should have: 

(a)    a PhD degree in a relevant discipline;

(b)    demonstrated excellence in original research and strong fundamental knowledge in one or more of the following core research areas including but not limited to:

         (i) Power Electronics:

         (ii) Electric Vehicle and Railway Engineering;

         (iii) Electrical Machine and Power Engineering;

         (iv) Electrical Building Services; or

         (v) Computing and Control;

(c)    experience in successfully securing external competitive research grants; and

(d)    excellent communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction.  

Conditions of Service 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/docdrive/careers/doc/Prof.pdf.


Consideration of applications will commence on 18 January 2024 until the position is filled.



Posting date: 12 January 2024