Research Assistant Professors


  • Professional
  • Hong Kong
  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Expires on: November 6, 2023

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

HKUST Research Assistant Professors Scheme

Established in 1991, The Hong Kong University of Science Technology (HKUST) is a globally recognized university and contributes both locally and internationally to talent development, new knowledge generation and societal interests. The University was founded on the principle that education, original scholarship, and the development of society are integrally linked and best pursued together. It has the objective of becoming a world leading university with significant international impact and strong local commitment. In relentless pursuit of excellence, it leads the advance of and education in science, technology, business, humanities and social science.

With 4 schools, an Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies, 23 academic departments, divisions, and numerous research centers, HKUST offers dynamic and exciting research opportunities for young academics to kick start their professional career.

Global Search for Research Assistant Professors (RAPs)
HKUST is inviting outstanding young talents to join the University as RAPs. We are searching for candidates who would bring new ideas to the University and enhance the research capabilities and strengths of the University.

The University is recruiting RAPs in the following Schools and Academy:
• School of Science
• School of Engineering
• School of Business and Management
• School of Humanities and Social Science
• Academy of Interdisciplinary Studies

Applications are invited from candidates with a PhD degree in related fields and preferably demonstrated solid research track record.

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be made on a fixed-term 2-year contract, renewable subject to performance, funding availability and mutual agreement. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.

Application Procedure
Please visit our website (https://hkustcareers.hkust.edu.hk/Research-Assistant-Professors-Scheme) for the specific research areas, requirements, and application procedures for RAPs.

Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. Applicants should read the Personal Information Collection Statement before submission of application.)

HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.