Faculty Positions

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

HKUST Job ID: 3081

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering of HKUST (http://www.cse.ust.hk/) will have substantiation-track faculty openings at all levels of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor for the 2017-2018 academic year. We are looking for outstanding candidates with demonstrated research expertise and experience in one or more of the following areas:

Strong candidates in other core computer science and engineering research areas will also be considered.

Applicants should have an earned PhD degree and demonstrated potential in teaching and research.

The department has about 40 faculty members, recruited from major universities and research institutions around the world, and about 800 students (including about 200 postgraduate students). The medium of instruction is English. We were ranked 14th among all computer science and engineering departments worldwide according to the QS World University Ranking in 2016. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.

The department has the following concentrated research areas: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cybersecurity, Data and Knowledge Management, Human-Computer Interaction, Networks and Data Center, Vision and Graphics, Software Systems, and Theoretical Computer Science.

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. For appointment at Assistant Professor level, initial appointment will normally be on a three-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon completion of contract.

Application Procedure

Applications including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including the names and contact information of at least three referees), a research statement and a teaching statement (all in PDF format) should be sent through e-mail to . Priority will be given to applications received by Thursday, 15 December 2016. Applicants will be promptly acknowledged through e-mail upon receiving the electronic application material.

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