City University of Hong Kong
Head of Department of Mechanical Engineering [Ref. A/785/03]
City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic university located in the heart of Hong Kong. As a publicly funded institution, our goals are to pursue high levels of excellence, promote innovation and nurture creativity with the aim to improve people’s lives. In a city where East meets West, our vision is to become globally recognised for professional education, one that emphasises the mutual enrichment of different cultures and intellectual traditions, and for research that makes a real difference.
The University comprises nine Colleges/Schools, including Business, Creative Media, Data Science, Energy and Environment, Engineering, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Science, and Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences. Our curricula are designed to promote knowledge creation, original discoveries and innovative thinking by integrating teaching and research at all levels.
Applications and nominations are invited for :
Reporting to the Provost and Deputy President through the Dean of College of Engineering, the Head of Department will provide leadership and strategic direction in research and professional education for the Department. The Head will encourage and promote academic excellence, and steer the Department to enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan.
The appointee should have a distinguished record of research, teaching and scholarship, and substantial relevant experience in tertiary education; outstanding management effectiveness; commitment to teamwork; and strong communication and networking skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts to the benefit of the Department. A doctoral degree with strong academic and professional qualifications is required.
Salary and Conditions of Service
The appointee will be offered appointment to an academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The headship appointment will be on a concurrent basis for an initial period of about three years. An attractive remuneration package, driven by market competitiveness and individual performance, will be offered. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).
Information and Application
Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : firstname.lastname@example.org/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].
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