Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world-renowned international research university. The Ministry of Education of People's Republic of China officially approved the preparatory status of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) (HKUST (GZ)) in September 2019.

The Guangzhou campus covers 1.13 square kilometers and the first phase of construction is expected to be completed in 2022.

At steady state, the number of undergraduate and postgraduate students will reach a total of 10,000. The intended areas of focus in the GZ Campus will be thematic and cross-disciplinary in nature, synergistic with HKUST without overlapping academic degrees or structures.

Four Academic Hubs (equivalent to schools) with 16 Thrust Areas (equivalent to departments) are now in place.

Based on the fundamental research in various technical fields, the Systems Hub will facilitate the integration of multidisciplinary technologies and explore their applications.

The Systems Hub now invites applications or nominations for multiple faculty positions at all ranks (Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor) in the Thrust Area of Robotics & Autonomous Systems (ROAS).

We welcome applicants with research focus in the following areas, including but not limited to :

  • Robotic Manipulation and Grasping
  • Personal Assistive Robotics and Human Robot Interaction
  • Robotics and Autonomous Systems for Construction and Agriculture
  • Swarm / Collective Robotics
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems
  • Integration of Robotics and AI
  • Robotic Arts
  • Applicants must have a PhD degree in relevant fields. Senior academics should have proven teaching commitment and performance, experience and readiness in cross disciplinary curriculum and program design, and demonstrated service to the academic community and / or the public.

    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 tenure-track 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 tenure-track faculty ranks will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years commencing the earliest in July / August 2021.

    Application Procedure

    Please submit the application via the HKUST(GZ) / HKUST Recruitment System application portal (https : / / facrecruit.hkust. / ). You should first sign up to create your personal account. For more information, please visit the recruitment website (https : / / / ).

    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 For Hub / Thrust specific questions, please address to gzrecruitsys ust.

    hk with subject title of Application to ROAS .

    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.)


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