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2017-11-012017-12-01

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science

The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong
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Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years.  The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres.  There are over 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science (Ref.: 201701412)

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science, to commence on July 1, 2018, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

The Department of Computer Science enjoys the reputation of providing high-quality education and conducting top-notch research.  It offers programmes at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and has excellent computing resources and supporting facilities for teaching and research.  Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.cs.hku.hk/.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching.  A solid track record in research is essential.  The position is open to all research areas in Computer Science, with preference given to candidates in the field of artificial intelligence and its subareas pertaining machine learning, computer vision, natural language processing and robotics.

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave and medical benefits.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy to the Department at recruitment@cs.hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Please indicate clearly in the form the post applied for, as well as the field and level, and the reference number.  Closes December 31, 2017.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy


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