Open Rank Faculty Positions in Carbon Neutrality and Climate Change Thrust



Open Rank Faculty Positions in Carbon Neutrality and Climate Change Thrust, HKUST (GZ)


The Carbon Neutrality and Climate Change (CNCC) Thrust at HKUST(GZ) aims to address key national priorities, train next generation of leaders who face global challenges of climate change, seize opportunities of the new industrial revolution, and develop technical, institutional and policy solutions for a shared sustainable future. For more information about the CNCC Thrust, please visit…


CNCC Thrust now invites applications or nominations for multiple faculty positions at all ranks (Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor) in the Thrust Area of Carbon Neutrality and Climate Change. The CNCC Thrust has a diverse faculty and promotes interdisciplinary. We welcome applicants with research focus in the following areas, including but not limited to:

-         Carbon Science and Technology

-         Climate Change and Governance

-         Sustainable Energy Transition

-         Climate Finance and Policy

Applicants must have a PhD degree in relevant fields. Senior academics should have proven teaching commitment and performance, experience and readiness in cross disciplinary curriculum and program design, and demonstrated service to the academic community and/or the public.

English is the medium of instruction and administration at HKUST (GZ). 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.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous research funds, ample laboratory space and excellent research equipment and support will be provided. Appointment to Professor rank and some Associate Professor rank will be made on substantive basis with tenure while initial appointment to other tenure-track faculty ranks will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to six years.

Application Procedure:

Please submit the application via the HKUST(GZ)/ HKUST Recruitment System (( You should first sign up to create your personal account. For more information on HKUST(GZ), you may visit the recruitment website (


Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled. We thank applicants for their interest. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application. For questions regarding the recruitment, please reach us at with subject title of “Application to CNCC Thrust”.


(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes. All application materials including publication samples and scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise.)

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