Faculty positions in display/optoelectronics science and technology at HKUST

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Hong Kong
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  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at Professor, Associate Professor, and Assistant Professor ranks, 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

The appointees are expected to conduct an innovative research program central to display and optoelectronic technologies and take an active leadership role in the State Key Laboratory (SKL) of Advanced Display and Optoelectronics in seeking funding from government agencies and collaboration with display industries. The SKL of 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 15 research staff 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.

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 Department.

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 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 Department is available at https://www.ece.ust.hk/.

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 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 (email: eesearch@ust.hk). Review of applications will continue until the positions are filled.

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

Requirements

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 Department.

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Faculty positions in display/optoelectronics science and technology at HKUST

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
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