Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Department of Ocean Science

Position ID:Hong Kong University of Science and Technology-Department of Ocean Science-FACULTY1 [#18304, 5958]
Position Title: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Central District, HKG, Hong Kong
Subject Areas: Marine Science and Technology
Marine Biology / Ecology
Marine Science
Appl Deadline: finished (2021/03/15, finished 2022/03/19)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Department of Ocean Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has expired and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world-class research institution with over 600 faculty members whose research ranges from science to engineering, business and social sciences. Located in the Clear Water Bay area, HKUST’s campus has a magnificent ocean view and is widely known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the world.

The University has set up the Department of Ocean Science under the School of Science in February 2018. The Department will primarily focus on marine ecology (existing strength), oceanography, and ocean technology covering coastal region to deep-sea. The Department is seeking applications for tenure-track positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor or above) in all disciplines of ocean sciences and technologies, including, but not limited to, marine biology (preferably at organismal level), marine ecology, marine biotechnology, ocean technology, and ocean data science.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in any of the above fields, preferably with at least 2 years of post-doctoral experience. Successful candidates should have strong research track records. They are expected to establish an independent research program and contribute to the missions in undergraduate and postgraduate education of the Department. The medium of instruction is English.

HKUST offers internationally competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in place. Initial appointment for Assistant Professor/Associate Professor will normally be on a three-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure:

Application materials including a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, research accomplishment and proposal (maximum 3 pages), three representative publications and teaching statement (maximum 1 page) should be submitted online or sent to the Chair of Search and Appointments Committee (ocessearch@ust.hk). Applicants should arrange at least 3 letters from referees sent directly to the Chair of Search and Appointments Committee to complete their application. The recruitment process will continue until all positions are filled.

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

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Ocean Science
Room 5474, 5/F, Lifts 25-26
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong