The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Head of the Department of Industrial Engineering & Decision Analytics
Founded in 1991, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world renowned international research university dedicated to the advancement of learning and scholarship, with special emphasis on postgraduate education and close collaboration with the industry and business. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating all-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking with a global outlook. Within its short history, the University has come to be regarded as a leading player in the international higher education scene. HKUST has been ranked among the top world universities by QS university rankings and Times Higher Education Supplement for the past five years. English is the medium of teaching, research and administration.
HKUST is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.
The Department of Industrial Engineering & Decision Analytics (IEDA) currently has 18 faculty members, teaching about 205 undergraduate students and 52 postgraduate research students. The Department strives to educate students and do research in the broad area of data, models and analytics, as well as domain specific applications in the knowledge economy including demand and supply analytics, e-commerce, health care and financial technologies.
Reporting to the Dean of Engineering, the Head of IEDA is expected to provide leadership and manage the Department in its diverse academic and administrative functions.
Terms & Applications / Nominations
The appointment will be concurrent with a substantive professorial appointment. Competitive remuneration and generous fringe benefits, including housing where appropriate, will be provided.
Applications/nominations for the position are invited from well-qualified and accomplished scholars with international reputation. In addition to extensive teaching and research experience, the successful candidate must have demonstrated capability to provide strong leadership in academic administration at tertiary level. Proven capacity to interact effectively with government, industry and commercial sectors is an advantage.
Applications/nominations, together with full curriculum vitae and names and email addresses of three referees, should be sent to the Search Committee Chair for Headship of IEDA (email: firstname.lastname@example.org), School of Engineering, HKUST, Clearwater Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Review of candidates will start from 1 April 2021 and the search will continue until the position is filled.
For more information about the University, the School of Engineering and the IEDA Department, please visit http://www.hkust.edu.hk/, https://www.seng.ust.hk/, and https://www.ieda.ust.hk/ respectively.
(Information provided by applicants will only be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.)