Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

HKUST Job ID: 7706

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering ( at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) invites applications for substantiation-track faculty positions at the ranks of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor for the 2023-2024 academic year. We are looking for outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science and engineering who can complement or add to our existing strengths in Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Database, Human- Computer Interaction, Networking and Computer Systems, Software Engineering and Programming Languages, Theoretical Computer Science, and Vision and Graphics. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply to contribute to the diversity of the department.

All candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related fields by the time of appointment. Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include medical/dental benefits and annual leave. Housing will also be provided where applicable. Assistant Professor appointments will initially be on a three-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon completion of contract. Distinguished applicants at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor may be nominated for the Global STEM Professorship Scheme recently launched by the Government of Hong Kong, which offers additional support to aid the awardees to scale new heights in teaching and research activities. More details about the search for the Global STEM Professorship scholars by the School of Engineering at HKUST are available from Careers at HKUST ( or via this link directly:

The department has over 45 regular faculty members, recruited from major universities and research institutions around the world, and more than 1,400 students (including about 620 postgraduate students). HKUST is ranked as one of the best young universities in the world, and is committed to increasing the gender and ethnic diversity of its faculty and has a range of family- friendly policies in place. The medium of instruction is English. We also expect close research collaboration with faculty and students of the new HKUST (Guangzhou) campus to be opened in September 2022 in such strategic research areas as artificial intelligence, data science and analytics, Internet of things, computational media and arts, financial technology, intelligent transportation, robotics and autonomous systems, bioscience and biomedical engineering, innovation, policy and entrepreneurship.

Application Procedure

Applications including 1) a cover letter, 2) a full curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information of at least three referees, 4) a research statement, and 5) a teaching statement (all in PDF format) should be submitted via the HKUST/HKUST (GZ) Recruitment System ( Applicants should first sign up to create a personal account. In the "Application Information" section, please select "Department of Computer Science and Engineering" on "HKUST Hong Kong Campus" for submission of application. Priority will be given to applications received by Thursday, 15 December 2022. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

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