Job ID: 152845

Faculty Position in Smart and Digital Manufacturing

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • Jan. 15, 2021
 
  • Faculty Position in Smart and Digital Manufacturing
  • Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • http://www.mae.ust.hk
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    Hong Kong
    Hong Kong
 
  • until the position is filled
  • Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Mechanical Engineering
    Manufacturing & Quality Engineering
    Aerospace/Aeronautical/Astronautics
 
 

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title: Faculty Position in Smart and Digital Manufacturing
Department: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Job ID: 5652

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is seeking an outstanding candidate to fill a substantiation-track faculty position in Smart and Digital Manufacturing.

The position is open to advanced manufacturing areas, including artificial intelligence/machine learning and data mining in optimization and control, diagnostics/identification/prognostics of defects, fabrication, and assembly operations. Experiences in the translation of scientific methods and technologies into industry involving sustainable designs and recycling, scalable micro/nano-manufacturing, multi-axis additive manufacturing, and autonomous electric vehicles (e.g., UAVs, USVs) would be advantageous.

The appointment will be based in the Department of MAE which possesses world-leading expertise in aeroacoustics, materials, manufacturing, and energy areas. Successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally-funded research program as well as contribute fully to both undergraduate and graduate teaching across the Department. The appointee will also have opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the University with access to world class facilities.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world-renowned, international research university in Hong Kong. The University has been ranked among the top universities in Asia by QS Asian University Rankings. Its School of Engineering is dedicated to maintaining a world-leading expertise in mechanical and aerospace engineering and has recently invested in advanced computational and experimental resources. There are 30+ faculty members, about 450 undergraduate students and 450 postgraduate students in MAE Department. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family- friendly policies in place.

Appointment at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor) will be considered. Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing will be provided where applicable. Appointment for Professor will be on substantive basis. Appointment for Assistant/Associate Professor will normally be on a three-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure
Application including a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of teaching and research, the names and addresses of three referees should be sent by email to mehead@ust.hk. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled.

For information about the Department, please visit http://www.mae.ust.hk.

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