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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) - Computational Media and Arts Thrust, Information Hub

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all ranks in Computational Media and Arts (CMA) for its new campus in Guangzhou (GZ). Currently offering M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees, the CMA Thrust focuses on artistic research and practice with emerging technologies. It promotes the interplay of art and technology and exploits the most advanced technologies for creativity with a social impact. More information about CMA can be found on our website

Candidates with technology background should hold a doctoral degree and have demonstrated ability to pursue high impact research in areas related to computational media. Candidates with art practice background should either hold a doctoral degree or have held academic positions at a recognized institution with experience advising postgraduate art students, plus a notable media art exhibition history with a sustained creative practice in a related area.

We welcome candidates from a wide range of backgrounds related to media arts and technology, and those whose research and practice fall within the following areas are especially encouraged to apply:

  • Augmented/virtual/mixed reality (VR, AR, XR)
  • Interactive media and games
  • Computer graphics and 3D animation
  • Human-computer/Human-robot/Human-AI interaction
  • Data, AI and machine learning for arts
  • Image and audio processing
  • Physical computing, electronics, and robotic art
  • Digital fabrication technologies
  • Multimedia performance
  • Critical media studies, media art history and theory
  • Other forms of code-based art or computational media
  • Interdisciplinary art practice that connects computation with other disciplines such as biology, material science, environmental studies, etc.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous start-up funding, ample laboratory space and excellent research equipment and support will be provided.

All posts are Mainland China appointments to be offered by the HKUST Mainland entity in accordance with the local employment laws and regulations. Appointment to Professor rank and some Associate Professor rank will be made on substantive basis while initial appointment to other faculty ranks will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years.

Application Procedure

Please submit the application via the HKUST/ HKUST(GZ) Recruitment System ( You should first sign up to create your personal account. For more information, please visit the recruitment website ( Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled.  We thank applicants for the interests. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications. Please send inquiries to  

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only).

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.

Location: Guangzhou - China
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent, Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 2nd November 2021
Expires: 1st January 2022
Job Ref: 6731
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