The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Division of Emerging Interdisciplinary Areas
Job Title: Faculty Positions
Department: Division of Emerging Interdisciplinary Areas
Job ID: 8080
Job Posting Details
The Division of Emerging Interdisciplinary Areas (EMIA) envisions to foster the agile development of new education programs; contribute to identifying emerging cutting edge and niche topics and coordinate interdisciplinary education and research initiatives within and outside HKUST for agile development of emerging areas. The Division will serve as a cross-disciplinary platform facilitating scholars from different departments, campuses, and universities to incubate and drive research agenda for new and emerging interdisciplinary areas.
We are seeking applicants for faculty positions at all ranks who have proven experience in research and teaching of Artificial Intelligence, Computational Media and Arts, Computer Graphics, Data Visualization, and AR/VR/Metaverse. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in or lead collaborative teams and research on emerging interdisciplinary topics, nurture undergraduate and postgraduate students with an interdisciplinary approach, and drive various interdisciplinary initiatives of the Division.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science or related fields by the time of employment. The candidates should have proven teaching and advising experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, a strong research and publication record consistent with the candidate’s academic rank, evidence of securing research funding, and a demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary teams. Demonstrated teaching effectiveness in the field of Artificial Intelligence, Computational Media and Arts, Computer Graphics, Data Visualization, and AR/VR/Metaverse, or related field is strongly preferred.
Depending on the candidate’s areas of expertise, a joint appointment between the EMIA and a relevant academic Department/Division may be possible. Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits and housing benefits will 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 including (i) a full curriculum vitae; (ii) separate statements of research interests and teaching philosophy; (iii) a letter of interest summarizing your qualifications, areas of expertise and career goals; (iv) contact information of three qualified referees and (v) five representative research papers, should be submitted via the HKUST Recruitment System (https://facrecruit.hkust.edu.hk/). Applicants should first sign up to create a personal account.
Please note applications are accepted at any time and considered on a rolling basis.
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