Faculty Position in Geotechnical Engineering (Job ID: 3160)

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)
Bachelor
English

Job Description

Faculty Position in Geotechnical Engineering (Job ID: 3160)

Location: Clearwater Bay

Job Title:                    Faculty Position in Geotechnical Engineering
Department:              Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Job ID:                      3160

 

Job Posting Details

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering invites applications for a substantiation-track faculty position at Assistant/Associate Professor rank in geotechnical engineering.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in geotechnical engineering or a closely related field.  The appointee is expected to demonstrate strong potential for effective teaching and promising research in the respective fields.  Expertise in geotechnical risk and reliability, centrifuge modelling and laboratory testing is preferred.  Clear evidence of winning competitive grants will be an advantage.

For more information about the Department and its Geotechnical Centrifuge Facility (GCF) and Geotechnical Laboratory, please visit http://www.ce.ust.hk, http://www.gcf.ust.hk/gcf.htm and http://www.ce.ust.hk/facilities/lab_geo_engineering.html respectively.  The University 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. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits.  Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable.  Initial appointment will normally be made on a 3-year contract.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure
Interested candidates are invited to send (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) a statement of research and teaching interests, and (iii) names and contact information of at least three referees to the Search and Appointments Committee by email to [email redacted, apply via Jobable] or by fax to (852) 2335 5493.  Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Enquiries can also be sent to [email redacted, apply via Jobable] .
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