The Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles, comprising four constituent Departments: Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, Department of Applied Mathematics, Department of Applied Physics, and Institute of Textiles and Clothing, is the home for 120 academic staff members at Assistant Professor and above levels.
The position calls for a visionary leader and distinguished scholar with responsibilities of ensuring the successful operations and sustainable development of the Faculty and its constituent Departments for world-class educational, research and knowledge transfer pursuits.
Applicants should have:
(a) outstanding academic qualifications at Chair Professor level in related disciplines with evidence of eminent scholarship;
(b) a distinguished reputation as a world-leading researcher, and a strong track record of performance in teaching, professional services and successful leadership and management at a senior level;
(c) the ability to promote collaboration across Faculties and Departments so as to build a forward-looking community in support of the future development of the University;
(d) effective communication, interpersonal and resources management skills and excellent capacity to embrace challenges and drive constructive changes; and
(e) substantial knowledge of the higher education environment in the local, regional and/or global contexts.
Experience in fund-raising will be an additional advantage.
THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
Hong Kong › Hong Kong (HK)
31 July 2021