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Associate Professor in Fashion and Textile Technology

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Job Title: Associate Professor in Fashion and Textile Technology
Job Location: Kowloon
Hong Kong
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Design (all areas) & architecture
Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Other Professional fields
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-06-21

Job Description

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master¡¦s and Bachelor¡¦s degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,300. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) per year.


The Institute of Textiles and Clothing is a constituent unit of the Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles, the pioneer of tertiary education in textiles and clothing in Hong Kong and the leading centre for education and research in the textile and clothing field in the region. The Institute is home to a wide range of academic programmes covering subject disciplines from fashion and textile technology, fashion and textile design, fashion and textile marketing and merchandising, to fashion retailing and distribution. These programmes are offered at various levels up to Doctoral degree in full-time and part-time learning modes. Please visit the website at for more information about the Institute.

Associate Professor in Fashion and Textile Technology


The appointee will be required to:

(a) teach at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels and supervise research students;

(b) lead curriculum development of fashion/textile technology discipline;

(c) initiate, lead and engage in research, consultancy and other scholarly activities leading to publications in high-impact journals and awards of research grants;

(d) lead academic and departmental committees; and

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


Applicants should have:

(a) a PhD degree in Intimate Apparel or relevant disciplines;

(b) sound knowledge of university teaching and/or research/industrial experience in intimate apparel design, pattern construction, fit evaluation or related areas; previous experience in intimate apparel, sportswear and/or activewear will have an advantage;

(c) an established track record in research scholarship, including refereed publications, competitive external grants and postgraduate supervisions;

(d) strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and professional service; and

(e) excellent communication skills and the ability to use English as the medium of instruction.

Candidates with less experience will be considered for appointment at the level of Assistant Professor and the job duty requirements and expectation would be in line with the appointed grade.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment for Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor level. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.


Please submit application form via email to; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong. If you would like to provide separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Initial consideration of applications will commence in mid-August 2017. The University Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

Job Requirements

Please refer to the Job Description for details.

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