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
Generous start-up funding, ample laboratory space and excellent research equipment and support will be provided. Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Questions and application materials including a cover letter, CV, statement of research & teaching and contacts of three referees should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org, or via the online Recruitment System (https://facrecruit.hkust.edu.hk/) and choose
BRAIN as the priority area.