Job Posting Details
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has positioned itself as an international university which emphasizes on both teaching and research. Over the years, HKUST has been making strides progressively in education, research, knowledge transfer, and community services. Leveraging on the academic leadership in higher education and impending development of China's innovation-driven Greater Bay Area (GBA), HKUST welcomes the opportunity to establish a new campus in Guangzhou (GZ), the mainland China. The new campus will synergize with and maintain the same academic standard as that of its Clear Water Bay (CWB) counterpart. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) (HKUST(GZ)) will nurture talent and facilitate collaboration amongst Hong Kong, the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond on education, research and commercialization, while strengthening knowledge transfer to bridge Hong Kong's gap in high-tech manufacturing.
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) Thrust is a Department of HKUST (GZ). The aim of the EOAS is to become a leading educational and research entity in the areas of earth surface process, oceanography, atmospheric science, which focuses on interdisciplinary studies of ocean-atmosphere-land interaction in the earth system for the regional sustainable environment and climate change. It covers multidisciplinary study of physical, biogeochemical, watershed hydrological and earth surface sciences in the coupled system of land-sea, sea-ocean and atmosphere-ocean. Appointees are expected to engage in the cutting-edge and innovative scientific research; undertake national-level scientific research projects; and lead the development of disciplines.
Qualification of Candidates
We are currently searching for candidates with research background in oceanography and atmospheric science. Particularly, we are looking for candidates specialising in the following areas: coastal oceanography (physical, biological, chemical and fishery oceanography); atmospheric circulation and dynamics; air-sea interaction; climate dynamics.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in oceanography, atmospheric science, or related field with relevant research and teaching experience.
For the post of Assistant Professor, applicants should have at least 2 years of post-doctoral experience and strong research track records.
For post of Associate Professor, applicants should have a strong record of teaching, student supervision and strong record of research and publication.
For post of Full Professor, applicants should have world-class academic achievement, strong academic leadership and reputation, and an excellent record of research and publication.
Good command of written and spoken English and ability to teach effectively in English are required.
English is the medium of instruction 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.
Remuneration and Conditions of Service
Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous research funds, ample laboratory space and excellent research equipment and support will be provided.
All posts are tenure-track mainland China appointments to be offered by the HKUST Mainland entity in accordance with the local employment laws and regulations. Appointment to Professor rank and some Associate Professor rank will be made on substantive basis while initial appointment to other tenure-track faculty ranks will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years.
Please submit cv, research and teaching statements with three reference letters to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject title of “Application to EOAS”. Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of their application.
For questions regarding the recruitment system or general inquiries, please address to Miss Li, Mumu at email@example.com with subject title of “Application to EOAS”.
(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. All application materials including publication samples and scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise.)