Vice-President for Research
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)
Guangzhou, ChinaApply Now
Role Managed by:
t: +852 3702 6491
Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research
Salary & Benefits: commensurate with experience
Closing Date: 31/08/2022
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world-renowned international research university. The Ministry of Education of People's Republic of China officially approved the preparatory status of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) (HKUST (GZ)) in September 2019. The Guangzhou campus covers 1.13 square kilometres and the first phase of construction is expected to be completed in 2022. At steady state, the number of undergraduate and postgraduate students will reach a total of 10,000. The intended areas of focus in the GZ Campus will be thematic and cross-disciplinary in nature, synergistic with HKUST without overlapping academic degrees or structures. Four Academic Hubs (equivalent to schools) with 16 Thrust Areas (equivalent to departments) are now in place.
HKUST(GZ) is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Vice-President for Research (VPR). Reporting to and working closely with the President as part of the senior leadership team, major areas of responsibilities of the VPR include but are not limited to:
The VPR is expected to be a well-recognized researcher with international standing, high academic qualifications and a record of outstanding contributions to scholarship with evidence of research impact; together with vision, energy and commitment as well as substantial administrative experiences in leading the University’s research activities to the next level of excellence.
Terms and benefits
The post of VPR is a full-time appointment, normally for an initial term of 5 years, and renewable subject to mutual agreement. Competitive remuneration and generous fringe benefits, including housing where appropriate, will be provided.
How to apply
Applications should include the following:
Completed applications should be uploaded via this page.
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