The Textile Institute

Teaching Fellow in Fashion and Textile Technology

Contact Email: hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk
Reference Number: 21091411
Posted: 16/09/2021
Deadline: 15/10/2021

Duties

The appointee will be required to:
(a) engage in teaching and learning activities, and conduct lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical laboratory sessions in the related subject areas
(b) prepare and develop teaching materials, design teaching and assessment strategies, deliver teaching in academic settings appropriate for the objectives of learning, interact with and motivate students, and assess the performance of and give feedback to students
(c) contribute to the development of subject curriculum, and overall teaching and learning approach as well as in subject/programme management and administration
(d) assist in the development and management of relevant teaching facilities
(e) participate in scholarly research and consultancy projects
(f) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Institute or his delegates

Applicants should have:

(a) a master’s degree, preferably with a PhD, in a relevant discipline or a relevant professional qualification
(b) not less than three years of post-qualification tertiary teaching experience and/or industrial experience in textile technology, preferably at international level
(c) sound knowledge of university teaching experience in some of the following areas, including wearable technology, smart and functional textiles, quality assurance in textiles
and clothing, spinning, knitting and/or non-woven technologies; and with possession of strong technical skills in advanced textile machinery being an added advantage
(d) an established track record of research outputs in top-tier refereed journals as well as research grant applications with postgraduate supervisions being another advantage
(e) good communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction

Preference will be given to those with strong research orientation and a good teaching record. Applicants with less experience will be considered for appointment at Instructor level. The job
duty requirements and expectation will be in line with the appointed grade.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual
agreement. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please send a completed application form by post, providing the names and addresses of two referees, to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong
Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.

Application forms can be downloaded from www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php

If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence in mid-October 2021 until the position is filled. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php

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