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Faculty Positions in Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE) Thrust, Systems Hub, HKUST (GZ)

Employer
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)
Location
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Salary
Highly competitive of international standard and commensurate with qualifications, experience.
Closing date
13 Aug 2024

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) (HKUST(GZ)) is located in Nansha, Guangzhou, the geometric center of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area. It is perfectly placed for geographical convenience and forms part of an axis for technological progress. They call it the new Silicon Valley of the East.

HKUST(GZ) emerges as a spin-off from the prestigious HKUST. But both benefit from the synergy of unified and complementary campuses with shared resources—another radical departure from the conventional practice in higher education. HKUST(GZ) boasts cutting-edge research facilities catering to various scientific disciplines. Meanwhile, it pioneers an innovative academic structure with Hubs and Thrusts, promoting interdisciplinary learning for innovative solutions to global challenges. Our academic staff are drawn from the world's finest institutions. English is the medium of instruction, and undergraduate programs align closely with postgraduate studies.

The Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering Thrust (https://hkust-gz.edu.cn/academics/four-hubs/systems-hub/bioscience-and-biomedical-engineering) at HKUST(GZ) now invites applications for multiple tenure-track and tenured faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor). Although applications from outstanding individuals in any area of Bioscience and Bioengineering will be considered, the Thrust especially encourages applications in Cell and Tissue Biology, Chemical and Synthetic Biology, Biomaterial Science, and Bioengineering. The Thrust is expected to grow substantially in the next few years in terms of academic staff, programs, resources, and facilities.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in relevant fields. The appointees are expected to establish an independent and internationally competitive research program. Teaching responsibilities include postgraduate and undergraduate courses.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Generous start-up funding, ample laboratory space, and excellent research equipment and support will be provided.

All posts are tenure-track appointments in Chinese Mainland and to be offered by the HKUST(GZ) in accordance with the local employment laws and regulations.  Appointments at Professor rank and some at Associate Professor rank will be made on a substantive basis while initial appointment to tenure-track faculty at Assistant Professor rank will be made on a 6-year contract basis with a mid-term review.

Application Procedure

Please submit application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research proposal (maximum 3 pages), teaching statement (maximum 1 page), and contact information of three referees, via the HKUST(GZ) Recruitment System (https://facrecruit.hkust-gz.edu.cn/). Alternatively, application materials and inquiries can be sent through email (bsberecruit@hkust-gz.edu.cn) to the Chair of the Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering Search Committee. 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 only.)

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.

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