Teaching Associate (Job ID: 3189)

Job level Senior
Education Doctorate or above
Language English
Location Clearwater Bay
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Gratuity, Dental plan, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Science / Lab / Research > Environmental Science / Waste Management
Science / Lab / Research > Others
Published On 24/11/2016

Job Title:                   Teaching Associate
Department:              School of Science
Job ID:                       3189


Job Posting Details


The School of Science invites applications for the position of Teaching Associate in the subject areas of environmental conservation, food safety, pharmacology, toxicology and health. The successful candidate will primarily support and oversee program management of the MSc in Environmental Health and Safety Program (MSc EHS), but ability to contribute to undergraduate and/or postgraduate teaching programs under Environmental Science Programs will also be taken into consideration.


The appointee will be required to undertake teaching duties in courses, tutorials, laboratory classes and practical training mainly for MSc EHS students; prepare teaching materials; provide consultation to students after class; and grade assignments and examinations. Experience in program administration of taught postgraduate programs will be a definite advantage.


Applicants should have a PhD degree in environmental biology, microbiology, food safety and health, or related areas with an outstanding teaching record in tertiary institution and excellent presentation skills. The appointee must be fluent in English and possesses proven ability to teach effectively in English.  (Duration: 2 years, renewable)

(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement placed on 2 Nov 2016 need not re-apply.)


Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.  A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.


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 ( http://jobs.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Friday, 9 December 2016. 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.