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Applications are invited for PhD/Post-doctoral positions in the Department of Civil and  Environmental Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology  (HKUST).  



Requirements for PhD applicants:

  • Bachelor degree in any field of Engineering/Applied Mathematics/Physics. 

  • Have a strong academic background in mathematics and/or physics
    (possession of a Master’s degree is not a must).

  • Excel academically with proven record.

Requirements for Post-doctoral Fellows:

  • PhD degree in any Engineering field (Civil and Mechanical Engineering are preferred); Mathematics or Physics; Acoustic (Including ocean acoustics). 

  • Have strong analytical skills in at least one the following areas: acoustics, fluid mechanics, inverse theory, flow stability, computational fluid mechanics, and/or fluid-structure interaction; signal processing; optimization. 


For Post-doctoral Fellow, starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided. An initial one-year contract will be offered with further employment subject to funding availability and job performance. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of a 2-year contract. 


Form of employment: Contract-based

Work time: Full time

How to apply

Applicants should send a motivation letter, curriculum vitae, three samples of best publications (applicable to Post-doctoral Fellow position only), and a list stating the names and contact details of two academic referees who can be contacted prior to interview by e-mail and copy Prof. Moez LOUATI ( on the email. The subject of your email should be “HKUST PhD/Post-doc Application_Your name”. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. 

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