Research Assistant Professor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Hong Kong Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Hong Kong

Research Assistant Professor

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 512510
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (14300)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Ref.: 512510), to commence on or before July 1, 2022 for up to three years.

The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering offers B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree programmes.  The University of Hong Kong has a highly ranked engineering school and active Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes. 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

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or a related engineering field. They should have a good command of English, organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.  Prior academic or industrial R&D track records in power electronics, electric vehicles, battery chargers and charging technologies are preferred.  Those with strong publication records in wireless charging of electric vehicles and wireless motors for electric propulsion will be advantageous.

The appointee will work within Professor K.T. Chau’s research group and participate in the Theme-based Research Scheme project “Wireless Power Transfer: The Next Stage” related to, but not limited to wireless power transfer, electric vehicles, battery chargers and battery management.  He/She will have to commit to applying for external grants, in particular the RGC General Research Fund (GRF)/Early Career Scheme (ECS) and is expected to develop a sub-group with synergy and coherence with this theme-based research; teach or contribute to the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Electrical and Electronic Engineering; and supervise research postgraduate students and capstone projects with engineering contents for final year undergraduates.  Administrative work which promotes the educational mission of the University may also be required. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor K.T. Chau at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

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 as soon as possible and continue until May 15, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Apr 14, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close:May 15, 2022 (HK Time)

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