Faculty positions as Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Faculty positions as Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor

Hong Kong 08 Oct 2021


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The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor ranks.  The department consists of a large number of faculty conducting research in cutting-edge technologies such as smart cities, big data, autonomous systems, Internet of Things, and 5G wireless networks in a wide scope of fields including solid-state electronics and photonics; integrated circuits and systems; control and robotic systems; data science and AI; and wireless communications and networking.

The Department is interested in outstanding candidates and will prioritize novelty, significance, and promise of the candidate’s research over any specific area of specialization.

Applicants should have a PhD with demonstrated strength in research and commitment to teaching. Successful candidates are expected to lead active research programs and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses.  An interdisciplinary knowledge and application of different disciplines will be an advantage.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world renowned research university in Asia’s most vibrant city, Hong Kong.  Its Engineering School, ranked among the world’s top 25 since 2004, offers outstanding opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities for faculty and students to pursue cutting-edge research in diverse disciplines.  All formal instruction is given in English.

The Department has about 40 faculty members, 400 undergraduate students and 350 postgraduate students.  It provides an excellent environment for multidisciplinary research, with close links to other departments within the School of Engineering and to other schools through joint appointments and active involvement in cross-cutting institutes and centers in the area of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, and Energy.  The Department is committed to increasing the gender and international diversity of its faculty and students.

More information about the Department is available at: https://ece.hkust.edu.hk.

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include medical/dental benefits and annual leave.  Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable.  For appointment at Assistant Professor level, initial appointment will normally be on a three-year contract.  A gratuity will be payable upon completion of contract.

Application Procedure

Applications including 1) a cover letter, 2) full curriculum vitae and a list of publications, 3) names of five referees, and 4) a summary of research proposal and teaching statement should be submitted via the HKUST recruitment system: https://facrecruit.hkust.edu.hk/.  The applicants should first sign up to create a personal account.  Applications are accepted at any time, and considered on a rolling basis.

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

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