Faculty Positions

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong (HK)
Aug 17, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
Field of specialization
Biochemical, Biological, Biotechnical, Engineering
Job Type
Full time

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title: Faculty Positions
Department: Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Job ID: 3544

Job Posting Details

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) is a newly formed Department under the School of Engineering with effect from 1 July 2017 following the merger of the Division of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

This newly integrated Department of CBE is now inviting applications for multiple substantiation-track faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor) in the interdisciplinary areas of 1) bioengineering, 2) systems biology or bio/healthcare analytics, 3) sustainable energy and materials, and 4) other chemical engineering areas.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering or a closely related field.  Successful candidates are expected to develop strong, independent and innovative programs of externally sponsored research; teach effectively in chemical and/or biological engineering courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and participate in services of the Department, the School and the University.

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits.  Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. Appointment for Professor will be on substantive basis.  Initial appointment for Assistant Professor/Associate Professor will normally be on a 3-year contract.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.  Strong candidates applying for an Associate Professor position may also be considered for appointment on substantive terms.  

Details about the Department and its current research activities are available at cbe.ust.hk.  For further information about the School of Engineering and the University, please visit www.seng.ust.hk and www.ust.hk respectively.

The University is committed to diversity in recruitment and equal opportunity employment, and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.

Application Procedure
Interested candidates are invited to send a full curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching, and the names and contact information of at least three referees to the Chair of the Search and Appointments Committee (email: cbesearch@ust.hk), Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

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