In the rapidly changing environment of the 21st century, there is an increasing need to forge bridges across disciplines to address emerging challenges and problems.
Through its commitment to academic excellence, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has developed world-class strengths in many subjects over its short 30-year history.
With a strong track record of cultivating high end talents and nurturing future leaders for academia and industry, HKUST is well positioned to craft an innovative approach to cross-disciplinary education and research in its Guangzhou campus, HKUST(GZ), and meet the needs of an ever-evolving world.
HKUST is a leading international university ranked 1st by Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020 and 27th by QS World University Rankings 2021.
The Guangzhou campus synergizes with and maintains the same academic standard as the Clear Water Bay campus. Advanced Materials (AMAT) Thrust is an academic department in the Guangzhou campus, and focuses on rigorously exploring the fundamental materials structure and property relationships and unlocking the potential of basic elements of natural sciences for conducting cutting-edge research for materials discovery and innovation.
Its aim is to become a global leader in functional materials research and development.
Advanced Materials Thrust has multiple faculty positions with or without tenure at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor levels.
Applicants should have a PhD degree and research focus in areas included but not limited to : functional polymer materials, wave-based metamaterials, bio-engineering and bio-medical materials, high performance thermoelectric materials, smart functional materials , etc.
English is the medium of instruction and administration at HKUST(GZ). HKUST(GZ) is committed to diversity in recruitment and equal opportunity employment and 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.
All posts are Mainland China appointments to be offered by the HKUST Mainland entity in accordance with the local employment laws and regulations.
Appointment to Professor rank and some Associate Professor rank will be made on substantive basis while initial appointment to other faculty ranks will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years.
Please submit the application via the HKUST / HKUST(GZ) Recruitment System (https : / / facrecruit.hkust.edu.hk / ). You should first sign up to create your personal account.
For more information, please visit the recruitment website (https : / / gz-faculty-recruitment.hkust.edu.hk / ).
Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. We thank applicants for their interest. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.
For questions regarding the recruitment system or general inquiries, please reach us at facultyhire ust.hk. For AMAT Thrust specific questions, please email to amatt ust.
hk with subject title of AMAT faculty application .
Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. All application materials including publication samples and scholarly / creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise.)