Faculty Positions, Department of Chemistry

October 6, 2022

Job Description

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title:   Faculty Positions

Department:   Department of Chemistry

Job ID:   7991

Job Posting Details

The Department of Chemistry at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invites applications for faculty positions in all areas of chemistry and at all ranks. We especially encourage applications in computational chemistry of biological systems and analytical chemistry.

Appointees are expected to teach chemistry courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to develop a vigorous research program in their areas of interest. Applicants should have a PhD degree in Chemistry or a related discipline, and ideally with two years’ post-doctoral research experience.

Additional information about the University and the Department can be found at and respectively.

Starting salaries will be highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including medical/dental benefits and annual leave will be provided. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. Initial appointment at Assistant Professor/Associate Professor rank will normally be made on a 3-year contract. A gratuity will be paid upon successful completion of the contract. Appointment at Professor rank will be on a substantive basis.

Application Procedure

Applications should be sent to the Chair of the Chemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, by email to facsearchem@ust.hk. Application package should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, an original research proposal, and the names and contact details of three referees (including email addresses). Review of applications will commence in November 2022 and will continue until the positions are filled.

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

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