Hong Kong University of Science and Technology(Guangzhou), Sustainable Energy and Environment Thrust

Position ID:Hong Kong University of Science and Technology(Guangzhou)-Sustainable Energy and Environment Thrust-FACULTY [#24675]
Position Title: Founding Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Guangzhou, Guangdong 511453, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Energy & Environment / Engineering
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/04/10, finished 2024/04/13, listed until 2023/10/10)
Position Description:    

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Formally established in June 2022, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)(HKUST(GZ)) is a cooperatively-run higher education institution between the Chinese mainland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. HKUST(GZ) has obtained approval from the Ministry of Education (MoE) and become the first legally-independent educational institution co-established by the Mainland and Hong Kong since the announcement and implementation of the “Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area” and the “Overall Plan for Deepening Globally Oriented Comprehensive Co-operation amongst Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao in Nansha of Guangzhou”. HKUST(GZ) is located at No.1 Duxue Road, Qingsheng Hub Cluster, Nansha District, Guangzhou. The campus covers an area of about 1,669 mu (111.3 hectares) and is divided into two construction phases. The first phase covers an area of about 716 mu (47.7 hectares) with a floorage of about 636,000 square meters (63.6 hectares), which has been officially put into use in September 2022.

The intended areas of focus in the GZ Campus will be thematic and cross-disciplinary in nature, synergistic with HKUST without overlapping academic degrees or structures. HKUST(GZ) comprises four Hubs, namely Function Hub, Information Hub, Systems Hub, Society Hub and offers 15 postgraduate degrees. At steady state, the number of undergraduate and postgraduate students will reach a total of 10,000.

Based on the fundamental research in various technical fields, the Function Hub will facilitate the integration of multidisciplinary technologies and explore their applications. The Function Hub now invites applications or nominations for multiple faculty positions at all ranks (Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor) in the Thrust Area of Sustainable Energy and Environment (SEE). We welcome applicants with research focus in the following areas, including but not limited to:

•Fluid dynamics for bio-inspired flight/ swimming and renewable energy systems, sustainable energy harvesting, storage, distribution and applications •Eco-friendly energy materials and novel energy devices •Smart grid and energy systems •Smart green buildings (including air quality, sensors, well-living and energy saving for the smart urban built environment, etc.) •Electric vehicles (including EV energy/power management, all-climate safe battery, etc.) •Hydrogen and fuel cell •Energy economics, policy and security, environmental and social impacts of energy technologies Implanted Devices

Applicants must have a PhD degree in relevant fields. Senior academics should have proven teaching commitment and performance, experience and readiness in cross disciplinary curriculum and program design, and demonstrated service to the academic community and/or the public.

English is the medium of instruction and administration at HKUST (GZ). HKUST(GZ) is committed to diversity in recruitment and equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage suitable candidates of diverse backgrounds to submit their applications.

We are not accepting applications for this job through AcademicJobsOnline.Org right now. Please apply at https://facrecruit.hkust.edu.hk/ external link.
Contact: Sustainable Energy and Environment Thrust
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou), No.1 Duxue Road, Dongchong Town, Nansha District, Guangzhou
Web Page: https://hkust-gz.edu.cn/academics/four-hubs/function-hub/sustainable-energy-and-environment