Job Opportunities

Faculty Position in Electronic & Computer Engineering

The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. The department consists of a large number of faculty conducting research in cutting-edge technologies such as smart cities, big data, autonomous systems, Internet of Things, and 5G wireless networks in a wide scope of fields including Solid-State Electronics and Photonics; IC Design, Computer Architecture, and Embedded System; Biomedical Engineering; Data Science and Artificial Intelligence; and Wireless Communications and Networking.

The Department is interested in outstanding candidates and will prioritize novelty, significance, and promise of the candidate’s research over any specific area of specialization.

Applicants should have a PhD with demonstrated strength in research and a commitment to teaching. Successful candidates are expected to lead an active research program and to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. An interdisciplinary knowledge and application of different disciplines can be an advantage.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world renowned research university in Asia’s most vibrant city, Hong Kong. Its Engineering School, ranked among the world’s top 25 since 2004, offers outstanding opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities for faculty and students to pursue cutting-edge research in diverse disciplines. All formal instruction is given in English.

The Department of ECE has about 40 faculty members, 400 undergraduate students and 300 postgraduate students. It provides an excellent environment for multidisciplinary research, with close links to other departments within engineering and to other schools through joint appointments and active involvement in cross-cutting institutes and centers in the area of robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, and energy. The Department is committed to increasing the gender and international diversity of its faculty and students. Specifically we are seeking outstanding woman candidates at all faculty levels.

Starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including medical and dental insurance, annual leave, and housing will be provided where applicable. Initial appointment for junior candidates will normally be on a three-year contract and a gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of the contract. Re-appointment will be subject to mutual agreement.

Application include 1) a cover letter, 2) full curriculum vitae and a list of publications, 3) names of five references, and 4) a summary of research proposal and teaching statement should be addressed to:

 

Professor Khaled B. LETAIEF

Chair of the Search Committee, via eesearch@ust.hk.

Please send your applications by the deadline of December 15, 2019.  Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.  More information about the ECE Department is available at https://www.ece.ust.hk/.

 

Faculty Positions in Display/Optoelectronics Science and Technology

The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at all levels, with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Display sciences and technologies
  • Nanoelectronics and optoelectronics
  • Flexible displays and large-area electronics
  • Sensor and display applications

Applicants should have a PhD in ECE or other physical science/engineering disciplines with demonstrated strength in their fields of research and a commitment to teaching in the ECE department. The successful candidate is expected to conduct an innovative research program central to display and optoelectronic technologies and take an active leadership role in the State Key Laboratory of Advanced Display and Optoelectronics in seeking funding from governmental agencies and collaboration with display industries. The SKL on Advanced Displays and Optoelectronics is a government funded laboratory with an annual budget of HKD10M and additional industrial funding in the same order.  Currently SKL has 5 active faculty members with a research staff of 15 including visiting scientists. Facilities include a complete microelectronics line and OLED/LCD fabrication equipment, in addition to university-wide shared facilities for nanofabrication and the state-of-the-art equipment for material characterization. 

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world renowned research university in Asia’s most vibrant city. Its Engineering School, ranked among the world’s top 25 since 2004, offers outstanding opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities for faculty and students to pursue cutting-edge research in diverse disciplines. All formal instruction is given in English.

The Department of ECE has about 40 faculty members, 400 undergraduate students and 300 postgraduate students.  The Department is committed to the gender and international diversity of its faculty and students. More information about the ECE department is available at https://www.ece.ust.hk/.

Starting salary is commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience. Additional benefits including medical and dental insurance, annual leave, and housing will be provided where applicable. 

Application including 1) a cover letter, 2) full curriculum vitae and a list of publications, 3) names of five references, and 4) a summary of research proposal and teaching statement should be addressed to: Professor Vincent LAU, Chair of the Search Committee for Displays/Optoelectronics, via eesearch@ust.hk. Application will be considered until the position is filled.

 

Joint Faculty Position in Electronic & Computer Engineering and Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invite applications for a joint faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the interdisciplinary area of aerospace engineering. Applicants should have a PhD with demonstrated strength in research and a strong commitment to teaching. Successful candidates are expected to lead an active research program and promote synergy between ECE and MAE in the aerospace program. Areas of research and interests may include: Reliable Systems Design, Sensors System Design, Data Integration and Analysis, Green Aviation and UAV with focus in Aerospace applications. Other areas which can promote synergy between ECE and MAE may also be considered.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world renowned, international research university in Asia’s most vibrant city, Hong Kong. Its Engineering School has been consistently ranked among the world’s top 25 since 2004. The high quality of our faculty, students and facilities provide for outstanding opportunities for faculty to pursue highly visible research programs. All formal instruction is given in English and all faculty members are expected to conduct research and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. The Departments of ECE and MAE have excellent computing resources, and state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories. Currently the Department of ECE has about 40 faculty members, 600 undergraduate students and 500 postgraduate students. The Department of MAE has 30 Faculty members, about 400 undergraduate students and 350 postgraduate students. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.

Starting salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing will be provided where applicable. Initial appointment will normally be on a three-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract. Re-appointment will be subject to mutual agreement.

Applications including full curriculum vitae, list of publications, names of five referees addressed to Professor Vincent Lau, Chair of the Search Committee, and should be sent by email to eesearch@ust.hk. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. More information about the departments is available on the website https://www.ece.ust.hk/ and https://www.mae.ust.hk.