Research Assistant Professor in Tissue Engineering/Biomedical Engineering

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mechanical Engineering (14500)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Research Assistant Professor in Tissue Engineering / Biomedical Engineering in Department of Mechanical Engineering

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor/s in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, to commence as soon as possible, but in any case not later than September 1, 2023.  The appointment will initially be made on a one-year temporary basis.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree programs. The University of Hong Kong has a highly ranked engineering school and an active Biomedical Engineering Program. The Department employs about 30 full-time faculty members and has well-equipped teaching and research facilities and support. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.mech.hku.hk . 

Applicants should possess a relevant PhD degree in biomedical engineering or a related field. Previous teaching experience is preferred but not essential. Prior academic background in tissue engineering, biomaterials, microfabrication and micropatterning and mechanoregulation will be an advantage. Candidates should have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and an excellent command of English.

The appointee is expected to teach undergraduate courses in biomedical engineering, such as cell and tissue engineering, biomaterials and biomedical engineering. The candidate is also expected to supervise undergraduate student projects and research postgraduate students. Administrative works which promote the educational mission of the University will also be required.

A highly competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on June 15, 2023 and will continue until June 30, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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