Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the School of Data Science

  • Professional
  • Hong Kong
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • Expires on: July 8, 2022

City University of Hong Kong
School of Data Science

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the School of Data Science [Ref. A/608/03]

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research. We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation track) in data science and related interdisciplinary areas.

The University has established the School of Data Science in July 2018 to demonstrate its commitment and leadership in the field of Data Science. It is the first freestanding School of Data Science in the higher education sector of Hong Kong.

The School of Data Science aspires to be a world-class leading school of excellence in Data Science education and research to address key challenges in the field. The School welcomes applications and nominations for tenure/tenure track faculty positions of Chair Professor, Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in Data Science or related fields in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and engineering. For details about the School, please visit the website at Candidates of Associate Professors and above joining the School may be considered for nomination of the Global STEM Professorship Scheme sponsored by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. Awardee will be offered a highly competitive package to establish his/her research program in Hong Kong, including setup of first-rate laboratories and recruitment of research support personnel.

Applications are sought in the broad research themes outlined above. Candidates of all experience levels are welcome. The appointment will be made at a rank commensurate with the qualifications and experience. The posts are substantiation-track positions.

Duties : The appointees are expected to make significant contribution to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; advise postgraduate research students; play an active role in curriculum development and management; maintain an active research profile; actively seek external grants and contracts to support research endeavours; provide service to the School and University governance; contribute to professional engagement, networking, and outreach activities that enhance the academic and professional life of the School.

Requirements : A PhD in Data Science/Statistics/Computer Science/Engineering or related disciplines, with a strong research record and promising teaching ability.

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the School of Data Science, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email :

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae and application through the website: Nominations can be sent directly to the School (email:

Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the positions are filled. Highly qualified applicants are encouraged to send the full application package including research and teaching statements directly to the School (email:, specifying the position applied for. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

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