[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
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Mon Jan 23 11:04:54 MST 2017
Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in
the Department of Earth Sciences (Ref.: 201601770)
Applications are invited for tenure-track appointment as Associate
Professor / Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences,
from September 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post will
initially be made on a three-year term basis with consideration for
tenure during the second three-year appointment.
The Faculty of Science is one of the larger faculties of The University
of Hong Kong with 123 academic staff in five departments (Chemistry,
Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics and Actuarial
Science) and one school (Biological Sciences). The Faculty provides a
supportive and friendly environment and is embarking on a programme of
recruitment to invest in areas of acknowledged strength in which we have
internationally competitive activity. In addition, the Faculty of
Science is committed to gender equality and is looking to promote women
in science, as such the Faculty will particularly welcome applications
from women who are currently under-represented at these levels. The
Faculty will also be happy to consider applications from individuals
with their own funding who wish to explore proleptic positions.
Information about the Faculty can be obtained athttp://www.scifac.hku.hk/.
The appointee is expected to strengthen the existing climate and
environmental change research cluster in the Department of Earth
Sciences as well as developing interdisciplinary collaboration with
other departments and units of the Faculty of Science. Candidates in all
areas of contemporary climate change will be considered, with preference
given to those using modeling approaches. Applicants should have a
distinguished international reputation with a substantial research
record. They should be able to provide leadership to enhance the
Department's profile both locally and internationally as a Centre of
Excellence in research and teaching. Information about the Department
can be obtained athttp://www.earthsciences.hku.hk/.
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the
appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At current
rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment
will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a
retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well
as leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as
For enquiries about the existing research activities and the specific
job requirements, please write to Professor Y.Q. Zong, Head of the
Department of Earth Sciences (e-mail:yqzong at hku.hk
<mailto:yqzong at hku.hk>). Interested applicants should submit a completed
application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., a detailed
publication list, a research plan, and a statement on teaching
philosophy toscesc at hku.hk <mailto:scesc at hku.hk>. Please indicate clearly
the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms
(341/1111) can be downloaded athttp://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.
Further particulars can be obtained athttp://jobs.hku.hk/.
Closes*February 28, 2017*.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that
only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the
/The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to
equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is
committed to a Non-smoking Policy/
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