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Posting Date: 2023-01-26
 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Teaching Associate (2 positions) (Job ID: 8342)

Department: Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Job ID: 8342

Job Posting Details

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering is inviting applications for up to two short-term Teaching Associate positions to assist in the development of an undergraduate course with non-traditional pedagogy.

The appointees will be mainly responsible for developing course materials for the undergraduate course Integrated Chemical Process and Product Design.  They are expected to work with the course instructors to prepare online teaching materials (including PowerPoint slides, reading materials, lecture videos and assessment tools) and hands-on in-class experiences (including design and execution of experiments, prototyping, data acquisition and analysis) as part of a guided design project.

Applicants should have a master’s or PhD degree in chemical engineering, bioengineering, or similar disciplines.  They should have coursework and/or work experience in chemical/biological process and product design, and be passionate about innovative engineering education.  Ideal candidates are expected to possess a demonstrated proficiency in written and verbal communication, including the ability to write, edit and proofread highly technical teaching materials.  Relevant wet-lab skills, information literacy skills, interpersonal skills, organization skills and time management skills are critical.  Skills related to the development of online and multimedia learning resources, such as computer graphics, video editing, and e-learning platforms, are desirable. (Duration: 3 - 5 months)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including medical benefits and paid leave will be provided where applicable.

Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only.  To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Monday, 6 February 2023.  Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission.  We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.

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HKUST is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to our core values of

inclusiveness, diversity, and respect.

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Sai Kung District / Sai Kung
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