[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Joint Faculty Position of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

刘明 liu.ming.prc at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 03:39:37 PST 2013


*Joint Faculty position in Electronic and Computer Engineering and
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering*

 *The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering*(ECE) and the
of Mechanical Engineering*(MECH) (will be renamed as Department of
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with effect from 1 September 2013) at
the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invite applications for
a joint faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the
interdisciplinary area of modern avionics. Applicants should have a PhD
with demonstrated strength in research and a commitment to teaching.
Successful candidates are expected to lead an active research program, and
to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. He/She is expected to
supervise graduate students and provide a link between faculties in ECE and
MECH to nurture the avionics area into the aerospace program. Areas of
research and interests may include: high-performance and low-power embedded
space & airborne systems (FPGA/SoC), unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), modern
digital navigation systems, inertial measurement and reference units,
flight management systems, autopilot, auto landing and fly-by-wire systems,
cockpit to air traffic control, flight deck to cabin crew/passenger
intra-communications, modern phase array and SAR radar applications,
collision avoidance systems, as well as other related areas with
specialized applications in modern Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA).

*The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology* is a world renowned,
international research university in Asia’s most vibrant city, Hong Kong.
Its Engineering School has been consistently ranked among the world’s top
25 since 2004. The high quality of our faculty, students and facilities
provide for outstanding opportunities for faculty to pursue highly visible
research programs. All formal instruction is given in English and all
faculty members are expected to conduct research and teach both
undergraduate and graduate courses. The Departments of ECE and MECH have
excellent computing resources, and state-of-the-art teaching and research
laboratories. Currently the Department of ECE has about 40 faculty members,
800 undergraduate students and 350 postgraduate students. The Department of
MECH has 21 Faculty members, about 400 undergraduate students and 280
postgraduate students. The University is committed to increasing the
diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in

Starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Fringe
benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing
will be provided where applicable. Initial appointment will normally be on
a three-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon successful
completion of contract. Re-appointment will be subject to mutual agreement.

Applications including full curriculum vitae, list of publications, names
of five referees addressed to Professor Vincent Lau, Chair of the Search
Committee, and should be sent by email toeesearch at ust.hk. Applications will
be considered until the position is filled.

More information about the departments is available on the website
http://www.ece.ust.hk and http://www.me.ust.hk.
*(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other
employment-related purposes.)*


Ming Liu


Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon,
Hong Kong

Phone: +852 2358 6002
Mobile: +852 5445 1473

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