Research Assistant Professor(s)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Kowloon, Hong Kong

The School of Engineering is inviting outstanding postdoctoral level young scholars to fill various positions of Research Assistant Professor(s) in its Departments / Division and affiliated Research Institutes.

Applicants should be a recent PhD graduate in Engineering areas. Applicants are expected to display potentials of injecting new research ideas and exploring funding opportunities for enhancement of the School / Departments’ research capabilities and strengths.

Successful candidates should demonstrate a good track record of research publication and independency of leading individual research project for competitive research grant application.

S / he will also be involved in teaching or co-teaching of postgraduate and undergraduate courses.

For the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (https : / / / ), its major research areas are as follows :

  • Solid Mechanics and Dynamics
  • Materials Technology
  • Energy / Thermal Fluid and Environment Engineering
  • Design, Manufacturing Automation and Robotics
  • Microsystems and Precision Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term 2-year contract, renewable subject to performance, funding availability and mutual agreement.

    A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.

    Application Procedure

    Interested applicants are invited to submit an online application through the HKUST Careers website (https : / / hkustcareers. and also upload (i) a curriculum vitae, (ii) a list of publications, and (iii) a research statement and a research plan on or before Friday, 17 September 2021.

    Three reference letters should also be sent directly to the hiring departments / division / institutes by the closing date.

    Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.)

    HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of

    inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.


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