The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is pleased to invite outstanding scholars to contribute to our thriving research agenda as well as to Hong Kong’s leading position in the region and beyond.
We will recruit 100 outstanding academics in emerging fields with potential for scientific and scholarly breakthroughs—above and beyond our existing recruitment programme—to join HKU as assistant, associate, or full professors, on tenure-track or with direct tenure.
This is an open-discipline call. The strategic recruitment areas in the Faculty of Science are: Geometry, Algebra, Number Theory, Optimization, Scientific Computing, and Data Science; Quantum Matter, Information and Optics, Photonics; AI in Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Natural Product Chemistry, Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Energy and Catalysis, Computational Chemistry, Ultrafast and Single Molecule Spectroscopy; Molecular and Cellular Biology in Biomedicine, Plants and Microbes; Environmental DNA, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Global Change, Marine Biology, Microbial Ecology; Ecogenomics; Remote Sensing of Ecosystems, Solid Earth and Earth History; Global Change and Environmental Science; Urban/Applied Geosciences; Planetary Science and Astrophysics.
As a high-performing university with internationally recognised strong global connections, HKU offers a stimulating and supportive intellectual environment as well as a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package. Locally and in the region, there are many research collaboration and funding opportunities.
More information and application details are available at the campaign website: https://www.prof-scholars.hku.hk/. Interested applicants should apply online and provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, 2 or 3 most significant research publications, and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications is ongoing and the search will continue until the positions are filled.