Sep 15, 2023

Faculty Position in Psychology (Job ID: 9199)

  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong
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Job Description

The Division of Social Science at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology seeks to fill one position in Psychology. 

The University is an English-speaking research university with international faculty.  The Division of Social Science is highly ranked internationally.  

We invite applications at all ranks (Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor). Candidates should work in any major area in psychology, with demonstrated potential/ability to build a strong publication portfolio.  The appointee will develop research programs independently, write scientific publications and grant proposals, and contribute to the Division’s minor program in Psychology.

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Applicants should have a PhD degree by the time of employment.  The successful candidate is expected to teach courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. 

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.  Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. Initial appointment at Associate/Assistant Professor rank will normally be on a three-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.


Application Procedure

Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, a sample publication, and teaching records electronically via Interfolio via

Associate (untenured) Professor/Assistant Professor applicants should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent via interfolio.  For tenured positions, references will be solicited only after both sides agree to proceed with the process of appointment. 

Review of applications will start on 1 November 2023 and the search will continue until the position is filled.


Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)


Division of Social Science

Reference Number

HKUST Job ID: 9199

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