Faculty Positions – Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)


The Warmest Chinese New Year Greetings from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)! In the New Year of the Ox, we wish to share with you some exciting career opportunities!

HKUST will open its new Guangzhou campus in September 2022. The new campus plans to recruit 400 regular faculty in the next 5 years in all research areas, in addition to over 165 new regular faculty in our current Hong Kong campus. The recruiting plan also covers several special initiatives, such as the Synthetic Biology Initiative. Faculty at all ranks are welcome!

Please visit https://gz-faculty-recruitment.hkust.edu.hk/ to learn more about our recruitment. 

Founded in 1991 as the first research university in Hong Kong, HKUST consistently ranks among the top 50 universities in the world and the world’s best young university in Times Higher Education and QS ranking. With a strong focus on innovation, HKUST graduates were ranked 10th worldwide in the Global University Employability Survey 2019 by the New York Times.

Both HKUST and HKUST(GZ) offer very competitive starting salaries (comparable to the US) with generous retirement, medical and other benefits such as sabbatical leave and waterside campus housing. They are also among the most beautiful campuses in the world. 

For any inquiry, please reach us via facultyhire@ust.hk. Again for more information, please visit our recruitment website (https://gz-faculty-recruitment.hkust.edu.hk/).

Thank you so much in advance! We hope that your 2021 will be surrounded by happiness and good health. Look forward to hearing from you soon!