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Faculty position in Mechanics and Materials Science

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title: Faculty Position in Mechanics and Materials Science

Department: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Job ID: 7883

Job Posting Details

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) is seeking outstanding candidates to fill a substantiation-track faculty position in Mechanics and Materials Science.             

The position is open to all areas of solid mechanics and advanced materials, including but not limited to micro/nanomechanics, energy materials and soft matter, metamaterials, multiscale computations for structure materials and data-driven modeling and design. Applicants should have a PhD in mechanical engineering, materials science and engineering, or related engineering fields, and are expected to have recognized pertinent academic, research and/or industrial experience. Those familiar with combined experimental and computational/theoretical approaches in multidisciplinary fields are encouraged to apply.

The appointment will be based in the Department of MAE which possesses world-leading expertise in aeroacoustics, mechanics, materials, manufacturing, and energy areas. Successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally-funded research program as well as contribute fully to both undergraduate and graduate teaching across the Department.  The appointee will also have opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the University with access to world class facilities.

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a world-renowned, international research university in Hong Kong.  The University has been ranked among the top universities in Asia by QS Asian University Rankings.  Its School of Engineering is dedicated to maintaining a world-leading expertise in mechanical and aerospace engineering and has recently invested in advanced computational and experimental resources.  There are 30+ faculty members, about 450 undergraduate students and 450 postgraduate students in MAE Department.  The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in place. 

Appointment at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor) will be considered. Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including medical and dental benefits, annual leave and housing will be provided where applicable. Appointment for Professor will be on substantive basis.  Appointment for Assistant/Associate Professor will normally be on a three-year contract. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.

Application Procedure

Application including a curriculum vitae including a full publication list, a statement of your contribution to 3-5 leading published works, a statement of teaching and research, the names and addresses of three referees should be sent by email to maerecruit@ust.hk. Review of applications will start on 1 November 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

For information about the Department, please visit http://www.mae.ust.hk. 

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

HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.

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Job details

Title
Faculty position in Mechanics and Materials Science
Location
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay , Hong Kong
Published
2022-09-01
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