The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Faculty Positions in Aerospace Engineering (BB-C88DB)

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The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is seeking outstanding candidates to fill multiple substantiation-track faculty positions at full, associate and assistant professor levels in the following research areas:

Unsteady aerodynamics
Control / navigation
Aerospace design and manufacture

The appointments will be based in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering which possesses world-leading expertise in materials, manufacture, and energy areas. Applicants should have a PhD in aerospace/aeronautical engineering or related engineering fields, and are expected to have recognized pertinent academic, research and/or industrial experience. Candidates with expertise in the development and application of high-fidelity experimental and/or computational techniques to problems in these areas are particularly encouraged to apply. In addition, outstanding candidates across all areas within aerospace engineering will be considered. Successful candidates will be expected to establish an externally funded research program as well as contribute fully to both undergraduate and graduate teaching across the Department. To further complement the aero program, a campus-wide faculty recruiting campaign in multiple areas directly related to aero is ongoing.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world renowned, international research university in Hong Kong. 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. A university-level commitment has been made to establishing the state-of-the-arts facilities for teaching and research, including a 1.2m anechoic wind tunnel capable of both aerodynamic and aeroacoustic research.

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 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

Applications together with 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 Review of applications will begin as soon as possible, and continue until the positions are filled.

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(Information provided by applicants will only be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes).

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