Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Chemical and Biological Engineering

3110 13299
Position ID:HKUST-CBE-JOBID7904 [#13299]
Position Title: Faculty Positions in Data Science and AI in Chemical and Biological Engineering
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, Hong Kong [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering / Process Engineering
Material Science and Engineering
Chemical and Biological Engineering (more...)
Appl Deadline:2022/12/09 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/09/08, finished 2023/06/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) at HKUST is one of the leading and vibrant CBE Departments in Asia.  The Department achieved the highest overall rating of 4-star (world-leading research) category in the recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2020) in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering in Hong Kong.  To strengthen the strategic areas of the Department, we are now inviting applications for substantiation-track faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor) with research expertise in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to the application fields of chemical engineering, biological engineering, materials science and engineering.  Outstanding candidates in generic areas of chemical and biological engineering would also be considered.  Successful candidates are expected to strengthen and complement existing strengths of the Department, including advanced materials, bioengineering, energy and environment and data science and process systems engineering.  They will also co-lead the development of multidisciplinary data science courses to core curriculum at both undergraduate and postgraduate level programs.


Applicants should have a PhD degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering or a closely related field.  Postdoctoral and/or industrial experiences are most welcome.  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.


Details about the Department and its current research activities are available at https://cbe.hkust.edu.hk.  For further information about the School of Engineering and the University, please visit https://seng.hkust.edu.hk and https://hkust.edu.hk respectively.

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, renewable subject to mutual agreement.  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 basis..  

Application Procedure 
Interested candidates are invited to upload a full curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching, and three reference letters (to be submitted online by the referees through the site) via this link: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13299

For enquiries, please send to cbesearch@ust.hk. Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. 

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

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

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Chair of the Search and Appointments Committee,
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering,
Room 4566 (4/F, Lifts 27-28),
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Clear Water Bay,
Kowloon, Hong Kong.