HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Location
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Posted
Thursday, 26 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 25 April 2020
Ref
PR0311/18-19
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Computer Science

The Department presently offers BSc, MSc, MPhil, and PhD programmes, and is now seeking outstanding applicants for the following faculty positions on tenure-track.

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Computer Science) (PR0311/18-19)  

The appointees will perform high-impact research; to teach and manage programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, as well as to contribute to professional and institutional services. Collaboration with other faculty members in research and teaching is also expected. They will be encouraged to collaborate with colleagues within the Department to contribute to two special thematic applications including (a) health informatics and (b) secure and privacy-aware computing, and/or outside the Department to contribute to interdisciplinary research projects under our University’s Research Cluster on Data Analytics and A.I. in X.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or a related field, and sufficiently demonstrate abilities to conduct high-quality research in one of the Department’s key research areas: (i) computational intelligence, (ii) databases and information management, (iii) networking and systems, and (iv) pattern recognition and machine learning. Applicants should also show strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in computer science and/or information systems, possess track record of innovative research and high-impact publications, and be able to bid for and pursue externally-funded research programmes. Special consideration will be given to candidates with research background related to financial technologies, and secure and privacy-aware computing.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

For enquiry, please contact Dr. William Cheung, Head of Department (email: william@comp.hkbu.edu.hk). More information about the Department can be found at http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in March 2019 need not re-apply.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those who are not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing Date: 25 January 2020 (or until the positions are filled) 

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