Global STEM Faculty Positions in Engineering and Science

HKUST Job ID: 6470


Founded 30 years ago, HKUST is a research-intensive University dedicated to the advancement of learning and knowledge through teaching and research, particularly in its targeted fields of pursuit and at the postgraduate level, as well as to assist in the economic and social development of Hong Kong. The University comprises 22 academic departments and divisions, numerous research centers and the pioneering HKUST Institute for Advanced Study. We offer a dynamic campus life with cultural diversity, superb facilities, global connectivity, and a spectacular physical environment conducive to the pursuit of intellectual and academic excellence.

The University has launched a global search to attract accomplished scholars in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and their research teams to join the vibrant and dynamic faculty of the School of Engineering and School of Science. Outstanding faculty joining the University will be considered for nomination of the Global STEM Professorship Scheme sponsored by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Awardee will be offered a highly competitive package to establish his/her research program in Hong Kong, including setup of first-rate laboratories and recruitment of research support personnel.

Applicants should have an outstanding record of research accomplishments, consistent with an appointment as Associate Professor or Full Professor with tenure. In addition to leading a vigorous research program, he/she should have proven leadership abilities in both teaching and collaborative research programs. Qualified individuals should also have a broad appreciation of the research and educational opportunities in his / her own disciplines. Experts in Civil and Environmental Engineering are welcome to send in applications.

HKUST salaries are highly competitive in the world market; within this context, the level of compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous fringe benefits will also be provided.

Application packages should include a curriculum vitae, a teaching and research statement as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three referees. Applications or Enquiries about the positions should be sent to (Re: Global STEM Faculty Positions).