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

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.

To unlock the potential of basic elements in hard and natural sciences and seek advanced and sustainable solutions to address real-world problems, the Function Hub now invites applications or nominations for multiple faculty positions at all ranks (Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor) in the thematic area of air quality, well-living and energy saving for the smart urban built environment under the Sustainable Energy and Environment (SEE) Thrust which is an academic department in the Guangzhou campus.

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

  • Personalized well-living, health and exposure science in the urban built environment
  • Air quality and energy research and modeling in the urban built environment
  • Indoor environment analysis / monitoring and management for well-living & health
  • 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.

    Application Procedure

    Please submit the application via the HKUST / HKUST(GZ) Recruitment System (https : / / / ). 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 gzrecruitFUN ust.

    hk with subject title of Application to SEE .

    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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