Faculty Positions

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

HKUST Job ID: 6489

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (https://cse.hkust.edu.hk/) 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 2022-2023 academic year. We are looking for outstanding candidates in all areas of computer science and engineering, and female candidates are highly encouraged to apply to contribute to the diversity of the department.

The department has more than 50 faculty members, recruited from major universities and research institutions around the world, and more than 1,700 students (including about 580 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. Our priority areas of hiring include:

  • Artificial intelligence and data science
  • Computer architecture and systems
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Software engineering and programming languages
  • Theoretical foundations of computer science

We also expect close research collaboration with faculty and students of the new HKUST (Guangzhou) campus being planned 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.

All candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related fields by the time of appointment. 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 (https://hkustcareers.hkust.edu.hk/) or via this link directly: https://cse.hkust.edu.hk/stemad.

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.

Application Procedure

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 (https://facrecruit.hkust.edu.hk/). 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 Wednesday, 15 December 2021. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

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

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