Faculty Positions

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong (HK)
November 08 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title:  Faculty Positions

Department:     Department of Chemistry

Job ID:     6732

Job Posting Details

The Department of Chemistry at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invites applications for faculty positions in all areas of chemistry and at all ranks. We especially encourage applications in computational chemistry and chemical biology.

Appointees are expected to teach chemistry courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to develop a vigorous research program in their areas of interest. Applicants should have a PhD degree in chemistry or a related discipline, and ideally with two years’ post-doctoral research experience.

Additional information about the University and the Department can be found at https://www.ust.hk and https://chem.ust.hk respectively.

Starting salaries will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including medical/ dental package and annual leave will be provided.  Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable.  Initial appointment will normally be made on a 3-year contract.  A gratuity will be paid upon successful completion of the contract.

Application Procedure

Applications should be sent to the Chair of the Chemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, by email to facsearchem@ust.hk.  Applicants in the area of chemical biology should address their applications to the Chair of the Chemical Biology Search Committee by e-mail to searchembio@ust.hk as that search is being conducted in conjunction with the Division of Life Science.  Application package should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, an original research proposal, and the names and contact details of three referees (including email addresses).  Review of applications will commence in November 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled.

(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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