Associate/Assistant Professor of Cyber Security/Electronic and Computer Engineering

Hong Kong Metropolitan University

Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU), formerly The Open University of Hong Kong, is a modern, vibrant and dynamic university. We use innovative teaching and education technology to offer world-class education. The University also pursues strategic research in response to the needs of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), the rest of the country, and the world.


To spearhead the development of higher education in the GBA, HKMU has been working closely with the Zhaoqing Municipal Government and Zhaoqing University to establish the Hong Kong Metropolitan University (Zhaoqing) (MUZQ), pending the approval of the Ministry of Education.


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We are now inviting application(s) for the following post(s) in the School of Science & Technology:


Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Cyber Security / Electronic & Computer Engineering) (Ref.: 21000M7)


Major Duties and Responsibilities

The appointee shall mainly be responsible for the following:


  • Undertaking course planning, development, coordination and delivery (including classroom teaching), and where necessary, programme administration in related disciplines at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
  • Undertaking / engaging in academic research and academic-industrial collaboration;
  • Engaging in scholarly and student development activities; and
  • Participating in School / University activities and administration.



Major Duties and Responsibilities

Applicants are expected to possess the following qualifications, experience and attributes:


  • An earned doctorate in Information Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline;
  • Relevant teaching experience in the areas of Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Computer Science;
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction;
  • Highly motivated with excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills;
  • A record of research and peer-reviewed publications, involvement in professional and community activities; and
  • A record of research funding will be an advantage.


Candidates with less experience may be considered at the level of Assistant Professor.

Please indicate in your CV for the position(s) that you wish to be considered.


Compensation Package

Competitive compensation package including basic salary, composite cash allowance, end-of-contract gratuity and discretionary incentive (if any) will be offered to the right candidate.  Fringe benefits such as generous annual leave, staff learning and development sponsorship, medical & dental benefits and life insurance coverage will also be provided.


Application Procedures

Application should be made online through the University’s eRecruitment System.


Deadline: 14 May 2021



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