The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,300. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) per year.
SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY
Professor / Associate Professor
The School of Optometry is one of five academic units in the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences. The School offers the 5-year Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Optometry programme which is a registrable qualification with the Hong Kong Government. It also hosts the Centre for Myopia Research. Research is vibrant in the areas of Myopia and the Ageing Eye. Please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/so for more information about the School.
The appointee will be required to (a) provide leadership in all aspects of academic activities, including teaching, research and services in the School; (b) teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and supervise student projects and theses; (c) contribute to the development and enhancement of teaching and learning; (d) secure external competitive research grants, conduct academic research, publish in peer-reviewed journals; and (e) carry out academic and administrative duties as required.
Applicants should have (a) a PhD degree in Optometry or relevant disciplines, preferably specializing in Myopia, Ageing Eye and Neuroscience; (b) substantial university teaching experience and an excellent portfolio of teaching in respective areas; (c) substantial experience in academic programme planning, management and curriculum development; (d) relevant experience in e-learning and blended learning strategies in teaching and scholarship; (e) excellent records of publications in internationally recognized journals and successful bidding of external competitive research grants; and (f) extensive local and international connections in research and professional capacities.
Preference will be given to those with a strong research orientation, the potential to publish in high quality scholarly journals and a good teaching record. Applicants with less experience will be considered for appointment as Associate Professor. Applicants are invited to contact Professor To Chi-ho, Head of School of Optometry by email at email@example.com for further information about the post.
Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor level / Professor level. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.
Please submit application form via email to firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Initial consideration of applications will commence on 31 July 2017. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.