The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Founding Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty (BB-F342A)

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a leading international university ranked 1st by Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020 and 27th by QS World University Rankings 2021. HKUST establishes a new campus in Guangzhou, China ( The Guangzhou campus synergizes with and maintains the same academic standard as the Clear Water Bay campus. Microelectronics Thrust (MICS) is an academic department in the Guangzhou campus and focuses on integrating novel electronic and photonic devices into circuits, architecting information systems, and automating their designs and optimizations.

Microelectronics Thrust has multiple tenured/tenure-track positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Applicants should have a PhD degree and research focus in areas such as electronic design automation; photonic design automation; processor, memory, and storage system architecture; reconfigurable architecture; interconnection network; multiprocessor system; neural computing; approximate computing; quantum computing; hardware-software codesign; compilation techniques; operating system; system software; power management; thermal management; embedded system; system-on-chip; system-in-package; integrated photonic circuit; RF/mm-Wave/terahertz technology; modeling and simulation technology; or emerging technology. English is the instruction and administration medium at the Guangzhou campus, and a good command of written and spoken English is required.

  • Applicants of tenure-track Assistant Professor should demonstrate strong research and teaching potentials.
  • Applicants of Associate Professor should have a proven record in research, teaching, student supervision, and funding.
  • Applicants of Professor should have world-class academic achievements, international academic leadership, and an established track record in teaching, student supervision and funding.
  • Remuneration and Conditions of Service
    Salary is of international standard and highly competitive. Generous research funding, ample laboratory space and excellent research equipment and support will be provided. All positions are tenure-track appointments in Mainland China and offered by the HKUST Mainland entity in accordance with the local employment laws and regulations. Appointments to Professor rank and some Associate Professor rank will be made on substantive basis. The initial appointments to Assistant Professor rank will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years.

    The University is committed to diversity in recruitment and equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage suitable candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.

    Application Procedure
    Please submit the application via the HKUST/HKUST(GZ) Recruitment System ( You should first sign up to create your personal account. For more information, please visit the recruitment website (

    For questions regarding the recruitment system or general inquiries, please reach us at For MICS specific questions, please email with a subject of “MICS faculty application”.

    Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. We thank applicants for the interests. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications.

    (Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. All application materials including publication samples and scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise.)

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