Faculty Positions (Open research areas) Computational Chemistry

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
Closing date
3 Jan 2022

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Academic, Chemistry, Computational
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Full Time
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Job Title:          Faculty Positions (Open research areas) Computational Chemistry 

Job ID:             6732

Department:    Department of Chemistry

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.)


The Department of Chemistry of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has dynamic and friendly and cooperative faculty members active in all areas of chemical research, and whose research is internationally recognized. The Department has become truly "The center of  science" since its activities intimately involve areas such as: Molecular biology, Molecular physics, Material sciences, Nano-technology, Biotechnology, Environmental science, Drug design, Forensic science and others.

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


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