Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors of Engineering The Chinese University of Hong Kong Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Applications are invited for:


Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering

Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

(Ref. 160001SC)


The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) ranks top 50 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings, 2016/17). CUHK was also ranked the Most Innovative University in Hong Kong (from Thomson Reuters, August 2016). The 2014 Research Assessment Exercise ranked the mechanical engineering discipline of CUHK the first in all universities in Hong Kong in terms of the ratio of world leading research (top category of 4*). Further information about the Department is available at


The Department of Mechanical and Automation (MAE) at CUHK is seeking excellent candidates to fill the above faculty positions in the following areas:


- robotics and automation;

- design and manufacturing, in particular, in areas of 3D printing and CAD;

- energy and environmental engineering, including smart / green building, building automation and control, pollution measurement and monitoring, smart grid, and energy management.


Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree; and (ii) a proven track record or demonstrating potential for teaching and research excellence.


The appointees will (a) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; (b) develop an externally funded research programme; and (c) supervise postgraduate students.


All positions are similar to tenure tracked positions at universities in USA; that is, appointments will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years commencing August 2017, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Outstanding candidates with substantial experience for Professor rank may be considered for substantive appointment forthwith.


Applications will be accepted until the posts are filled.


Application Procedure

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit


Applicants please upload the full CV, copies of academic credentials, publication list with abstracts of selected published papers, details of courses taught and evaluation results (if available), a research plan, a teaching statement, together with names, addresses and fax numbers / e-mail addresses of three to five referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified).


For more information, please contact Ms. YL Kan at or Prof. Jie Huang (MAE Department Chairman) at

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