Faculty Positions in Neuroscience, HKUST Guangzhou

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)

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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)

Faculty Positions in Neuroscience at The Brain and Intelligence Research Institute

The newly established Brain and Intelligence Research Institute at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in China seeks applicants for multiple tenure-track/tenured faculty positions at the rank from assistant professor to full professor. Candidates pursuing research in all areas of neuroscience are welcome to apply. These with expertise in the studies of synapse formation, function, and neuronal circuits; brain disorders mechanisms, biomarkers, and drug discoveries; information processing in the brain and in connection with computer and artificial intelligence are especially welcome. Joint appointments with other departments/thrusts of HKUST are encouraged.

HKUST is a young university with focus on research excellence. It has risen to a top ranked university in Asia in a short thirty years. Neuroscience is one of the key areas of the university with a State Key Laboratory in Molecular Neuroscience (For a list of current neuroscience faculty members, please visit: http://skl-molneurosci.ust.hk/eng/people_research.html). HKUST recently established a new campus in Guangzhou, China, with the aim to promote cross-disciplinary and synergistic research with the same level of research excellence. Newly recruited faculty members will be based in Guangzhou campus. For relevant information about HKUST Guangzhou campus, please go to http://hkust-gz.edu.cn/

Qualifications of Candidates:

Applicants should have a doctoral degree and relevant postdoctoral experience. Fresh PhD with exceptional record will also be considered. They will be expected to establish an independent, internationally recognized research program and contribute to the undergraduate and graduate education.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous start-up funding, ample laboratory space and excellent research equipment and support will be provided.

Application Procedure

Questions and application materials including a cover letter, CV, statement of research & teaching and contacts of three referees should be submitted to neurosci@ust.hk, or via the online Recruitment System (https://facrecruit.hkust.edu.hk/) and choose BRAIN as the priority area.

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

HKUST(GZ) is committed to diversity in recruitment and equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage suitable candidates of diverse backgrounds to submit their applications.

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