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

3110 23970
Position ID:HKUST-CBE-JOBID9320 [#23970, JOBID9320]
Position Title: Faculty Positions 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
Systems Biology
Chemical Engineering / Process Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Material Science and Engineering (more...)
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

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The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) at HKUST achieved the highest overall rating of 4-star (world-leading research) category in the recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2020) in the area of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering in Hong Kong. To strengthen the strategic areas of the Department, we are now inviting applications for multiple substantiation-track faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor) in biological engineering (in particular, in the areas of synthetic biology, systems biology, biomedical devices, wearable bioelectronics, and health informatics); and chemical engineering (in particular, in the areas of functional materials, energy conversion and storage, green catalysis, food technology, process system engineering, data science, and artificial intelligence for medicine and chemical engineering).

Applicants should have a PhD degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering or a closely related field. 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.ust.hk. For further information about the School of Engineering and the University, please visit https://seng.ust.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/23970.

For enquiries, please send them to cbesearch@ust.hk. Applications received before February 1st will be handled with priority and the search will continue until the positions are filled. (Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. Applicants should read the Personal Information Collection Statement before submission of application.)

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

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:
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.