Research Assistant Professor in Logistics and Data Analytics job with THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programs at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.6 billion.


Research Assistant Professor in Logistics and Data Analytics / Environment and Sustainability Engineering (two posts)(Ref. 221026005)

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers a wide scope of multi-disciplinary undergraduate and postgraduate programs and actively engages in various applied research and consultancy work with the community. Please visit the website at more information about the department.


The appointees will be required to:

(a) conduct research that leads to publication in top-tier refereed journals;

(b) pursue actively external research grants, such as the General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator;

(c) provide quality teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level;

(d) contribute to departmental service; and

(e) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.


Applicants should:

(a) have a doctoral degree in a related discipline;

(b) have demonstrated promise of a high level of creative ability in research and teaching in some subdivisions of his/her field;

(c) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills; and

(d) be a good team player and have excellent communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive package including a medical benefits plan and a gratuity payable upon completion of the term which is normally for three years initially, with possibility of extension for another three years.


Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website ( Consideration of applications will commence on 10 November 2022 until the positions are filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.


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