Associate Professor/Assistant Professor of Microelectronics
University of Hong Kong Department of Mechanical Engineering
Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong


Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor of Microelectronics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering


Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor of Microelectronics in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Ref.: 527045), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.


The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers B.Eng., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. degree programmes. The University of Hong Kong has a highly ranked engineering school and an active Mechanical Engineering Programme. The Department employs about 35 full-time faculty members and has well-equipped teaching and research facilities and support. The research environment is vibrant. Frontier research efforts are promoted and conducted in strategic areas related to this post, including but not limited to micro/nanofabrication, electronic/photonic materials and devices, advanced manufacturing, electrochemical engineering, micro/nano mechanics, and intelligent robotic systems. Information about the Department can be obtained at


Advanced microelectronics plays a critical role in driving innovation and technological advancements across various industries and is the foundation of today’s interconnected world. We are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in advanced micro/nanofabrication processes, such as nanolithography, advanced thin film deposition and etching, etc.; 3D integrated circuits, such as heterogeneous integration, high-density interconnects, wafer bonding, thermal management, etc.; advanced packaging technologies, such as system-in-package, flip-chip packaging, etc.


Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in a related engineering field, with an excellent research record. Candidates with industry experience or strong connections to the industry are preferred. The appointee is expected to conduct frontier research in next-generation microelectronics technology, deliver high-quality teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate students, engage in knowledge transfer activities, and provide administrative support to the University/Faculty/Department. He/She will also engage in unparalleled opportunities to interact with industrial partners and help reshape and elevate the microelectronics industry in one of the world’s fastest-growing regions.


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.


The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V., a research statement and a teaching statement.   Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2024 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.


The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

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