(Expired) Professor /Associate Professor/Assistant Professor at The School of Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Located in the Longgang District of Shenzhen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK(SZ)) is a research-intensive university, established in 2014 through a Mainland–Hong Kong collaboration with generous support by the Shenzhen Municipal Government. It inherits the fine academic traditions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and will develop its academic programmes in phases and offer courses in Schools of Science and Engineering, Management and Economics, and Humanities and Social Science.  The language of instruction is both English and Chinese, and the students who satisfy prescribed requirements will receive degrees of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

The School of Science and Engineering at CUHK(SZ) has admitted its first batch of students in four undergraduate programmes (Computer Science and Engineering, Electronic Information Engineering, New Energy Science and Engineering, and Statistics) and one graduate programme (Financial Engineering) in 2015.  New undergraduate programmes will be launched gradually in the next few years, which include Mathematics, Genomics and Biomedical Informatics, Design and Manufacturing Engineering, etc. Research graduate programmes at both masters and PhD levels will also start from 2016. The School’s mission is to educate innovative and forward-thinking science and technology talents for the rapidly expanding economy of China and beyond, and to become a top science and engineering school nationally and internationally. More information on the School can be found at www.cuhk.edu.cn/en/Xueyuan/ligong.html.

Post Specification

The School of Science and Engineering at CUHK(SZ) invites applications for faculty positions in all areas of Statistical Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Bioinformatics and Genomics, Financial Engineering and Quantitative Finance.

Junior applicants should have (i) a PhD degree (by the time of reporting for duty) in related fields; and (ii) high potential in teaching and research. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor posts are expected to have demonstrated academic leadership and strong commitment to the highest standards of excellence. Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later subject to review. Exceptionally, appointment with tenure can be offered forthwith to candidates of proven ability.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be comparable to international standards, commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK(SZ), and statutory benefits will be provided according to the relevant labor laws of Mainland China. The University will complement the fringe benefits with subsidized housing and supplemental medical care, for qualified candidates. Subsidies from government sponsored talent programs will also be made available for eligible candidates.

Applications (with CV, and three references) should be emailed to: hr-1@cuhk.edu.cn. Applications/Nominations will be considered until the posts are filled.

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