Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
China (CN)
October 21 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title:  Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

Department:     Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE) Thrust, Systems Hub, HKUST (GZ)

Job ID:     6493

Job Posting Details

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.

Founded in 1991 as the first research university in Hong Kong, HKUST consistently ranks among the top 50 universities in the world and the world’s best young university in Times Higher Education and QS ranking.  HKUST (GZ) is situated in Nansha District, Guangzhou, which is right in the center of the Greater Bay Area, one of the most vibrant and dynamic regions in the world, neighboring Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Macao.  HKUST (GZ) is expected to grow substantially in terms of academic staff, programs, resources and facilities in the next few years.  Teaching and research will be carried out in an outstanding intellectual environment that is rich in technical resources.  English is the medium of instruction at HKUST (GZ).

The Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE) Thrust at HKUST (Guangzhou) now invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor), and candidates pursuing innovative research in areas including, but not limited to, neuroscience, computational biology, biomaterials and regenerative medicine, biomedical data science, biomedical imaging and devices are encouraged to apply.  The appointees are expected to establish an internationally competitive independent research program. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in relevant fields.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Generous start-up funding, 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(GZ)/HKUST Recruitment System - application portal (  Applicants should first sign up to create your personal account. For more information, please visit the recruitment website (  Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled.  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  For Thrust-specific questions, please address to with subject title of “Application to BSBE”.

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

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.

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