Vice-President (Knowledge Transfer)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)
Guangzhou, ChinaApply Now
Role coordinated by:
Head of Research, Greater China
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 (Knowledge Transfer) (VPKT). Reporting to and working closely with the President as part of the senior leadership team, major areas of responsibilities of the VPKT include but are not limited to:
The VPKT is expected to be a well-recognized leader with international standing, intensive correlations with industries and a record of outstanding contributions to hatch entrepreneurship with evidence of society impact; together with vision, energy and commitment as well as substantial administrative experiences in leading the University’s knowledge transfer activities to the next level of excellence.
Terms and benefits
The post of VPKT is a full-time appointment, normally for an initial term of 4 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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