How to Apply

Getting Started

For most of the job openings, applicants are required to apply for jobs online. For faculty positions and selected administrative/ancillary positions, applicants may follow the application procedure as directed under the respective job opening to send in the job applications.

To begin with the online application process, please complete a simple one-time registration by establishing a user account. You will need to select a user name and password which will allow you to login the system, apply for job openings, and check the status of your application each time you visit the site.

Applicants are reminded to have records of education, employment history, and reference information in hand to complete the online job application. Electronic files such as a resume/CV, cover letter or other relevant documents can be uploaded during the application process.

Online Application Procedures

For External Applicant

  1. Click Job Vacancies > External Applicant to view the list of job vacancies.

  2. Click the Job ID of the job opening which you are interested in to review the Job Description.

  3. Click Apply Now to apply job.

  4. You will be directed to the Login page where you need to enter your user name and password, or register a user account if you are a first-time user.

  5. Complete the online job application form.

  6. Submit the job application form online when it is completed.

  7. A system-generated acknowledgement will be sent to your email address after you have successfully submitted your job application online.

  8. The status of your job application is displayed on screen under Career Tools page.

 

For HKUST Employee

  1. Click Job Vacancies > HKUST Employee to view the list of job vacancies. The list of job vacancies include, if any, job opening(s) applicable for internal applicants (HKUST employees) only. These internal job postings are denoted with an asterisk (*) next to Title of the job opening(s).

  2. Click the Job ID of the job opening which you are interested in to review the job description.

  3. Click Apply Now to apply job.

  4. You will be directed to the HKUST Administrative Services login page where you will be prompted to provide your user name and access code:

    • Your user name is the same as your ITSC Network/Email account

    • Your access code is the same as your administrative password

  5. Complete the online job application form.

  6. Submit the job application form online when it is completed.

  7. A system-generated acknowledgement will be sent to your email address after you have successfully submitted your job application online.

  8. The status of your job application is displayed on screen under Career Tools page.

Points to Note
  1. The University promotes a green working environment. To ensure that your application details are properly inputted into the recruitment system to facilitate the review process, you are strongly encouraged to fill out the job application form in detail even if you attach a resume/CV. The information supplied, except the documents uploaded, will be carried to a new application when you apply for another job opening in future.

  2. Please note the following in completing an application form:

    • Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

    • You may click Save at any time in the application process to save the parts completed. This would allow you to continue with the application when you login the system again.

    • Click Submit when you are ready to submit your application. Once submitted, changes of the application can only be made by making a request to the Human Resources Office.

    • Click Cancel if you no longer wish to submit your application.

  3. To protect your personal information, you are advised to log out the system every time after use.

Personal Information Collection Statement

The personal information provided will be used by the University for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only. It may be provided to authorized departments or offices within the University for purposes relating to employment as may be necessary.

Information on job applicants will be purged after one year on completion of the recruitment exercise.

Should you wish to correct or access to the personal information after submission of the job application form online, please contact the Human Resources Office at email careers@ust.hk.

Enquiries

Please visit the FAQ section for common enquiries or contact us for further assistance.