Faculty Positions

Hong Kong
Highly competitive
29 Oct 2020
29 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:          Faculty Positions

Department:    Department of Chemistry

Job ID:               5640


The Department of Chemistry at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invites applications for faculty positions across all areas of chemistry at all ranks. Priority will be given to applicants in the following areas: computational chemistry, chemical biology, materials science and environmental chemistry.           

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 a minimum of 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 annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable in accordance with university policies. Initial appointment will normally be made on a 3-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of 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. Application packages 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 mid-December 2020 and will continue until the positions are filled.         

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

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