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Position Closing Date Ref. No.
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Materials and Solid Mechanics Until the position is filled
Chair Professor of Construction Robotics Until the position is filled 20072406
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Thermofluids and Combustion Until the position is filled 21050608


The Department of Mechanical Engineering is one of the founding departments of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University since 1937.  It is one of the seven academic units in the Faculty of Engineering.

It offers a wide range of programmes, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, over a large spectrum of topics including combustion and pollution control, fluid-structure interactions, materials and mechanics, sound and vibration, control, aeronautical engineering, product design and development.

As part of its pursuit of excellence, the Department aims to recruit outstanding members from all over the world. ME is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and strongly encourages women to apply.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants, without discrimination against national origin, gender, religion, will receive equal consideration for employment.

Application Guidelines

Unless otherwise specified, applicants should apply for a vacant post by completing the application form and returning it by post or email:

  • by post: Human Resources Office, 13th Floor, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • by email:

If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.

Please read the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for Recruitment before completing the application form.

General Information on Terms and Conditions for Appointment of Academic Staff

[Applicants who are not invited to an interview within two months of the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful.]

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