Research Assistant Professor/Postdoctoral Fellow (Innovation, Policy and Entrepreneurship Thrust Area of Society Hub)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

In support of the development of trans-disciplinary research and education at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Guangzhou Campus, HKUST (GZ) , we recruit Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow covering broad areas of innovation studies, public policy and entrepreneurship.

Specifically, we are seeking candidates with background in the following areas :

  • Green finance
  • Urbanization and low carbon city
  • Collaborative governance on sustainability
  • Climate change and energy transition
  • Technology, society and risk management
  • As the members of the Innovation, Policy and Entrepreneurship Thrust Area at the Society Hub, the appointees are expected to demonstrate strong potential for securing research grants as well as playing a key role in developing both theoretical and applied thematic area research.

    Candidates must receive their PhD degree latest by August 2020.

    English is the medium of instruction and administration at HKUST (GZ), but Chinese proficiency will be an advantage. HKUST (GZ) is committed to diversity in recruitment and equal opportunity employment.

    We strongly encourage suitable candidates of diverse backgrounds to submit their applications.

    Remuneration and Conditions of Service

    Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous research funds, ample laboratory space and excellent research equipment and support will be provided.

    This is a Mainland appointment. The appointee will be offered a contract by HKUST (Guangzhou), a Mainland entity, in accordance with the Mainland labour laws and regulations.

    Duration : 2 years, renewable)

    Application Procedure

  • Applications / Nominations should be sent to gzrecruitSOC AND ipe together with (i) full CV; (ii) a statement of research;
  • iii) names and contact information of at least three referees. Review of applications will commence in mid-March 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.


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