Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Research Assistant Professor in Computing

Hong Kong (HK)
Tuesday, 16 April 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 31 December 2019
Contract Type
Full Time


Global Search for Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing 


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion. 


The Department of Computing (COMP) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, founded in 1974, pioneers the development of computing education in the territory. With over 40 years of success, COMP plays a strong role in undertaking world-class research and nurturing talents to support the advancement of society. Moving forward, COMP is determined to assert its position as the leader in interdisciplinary research and education in computing, generating worldwide benefits to mankind. COMP envisions it will become the influential icon in smart computing internationally. COMP has been widely recognised by the global community with its high positions in different world university rankings over the years. It has been consistently placed among the top 100, even among the top 50 in some of the years, by all renowned global rankings, including QS World University Subject Rankings, Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Best Global Universities Rankings by the U.S. News & World Report.

The Department is now inviting applications from outstanding candidates with expertise and experience in the areas relevant to the strategic focuses of the Department, priority will be given to candidates with expertise in big data analytics, human-centered computing, security and financial technology. Openings now available can be found in our Career Opportunities at  You are welcome to send in your curriculum vitae with an application form indicating your research interest and the level of position applied for.  

For details of the research areas of the Department, please visit the website at or contact Prof. Qing Li, the Head of the Department at  


Please send in a detailed curriculum vitae together with an application form downloaded from to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email at  For applications via email, please combine all documents, e.g. covering letter, curriculum vitae and attachments, into one or two files in either “pdf” or “MS Word” format.  Applicants may contact for general enquiries.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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