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Faculty positions

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong (HK)
Closing date
Oct 28, 2023

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title:    Faculty positions
Department:    Department of Chemistry
Job ID:    9172

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 (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor).  We especially encourage applications in analytical chemistry and computational chemistry with focus on biological systems.

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, the openings and the Department can be found at and respectively.

Starting salary will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including medical/dental benefits and annual leave will be provided.  Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable.  Initial appointment at Assistant Professor/Associate Professor rank will normally be made on a 3-year contract.  A gratuity will be paid upon successful completion of the contract.  Appointment at Professor rank will be on a substantive basis.

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  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 October 2023 and will continue until the positions are filled.
(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.  Applicants should read the Personal Information Collection Statement before submission of application.)

HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.


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