Assistant Professor, Faculty of Social Science

Hong Kong
Friday, 24 September 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 24 October 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for:-

Faculty of Social Science

Assistant Professor(s)

(Ref: 2100023P)

The BSSc Programme in Data Science and Policy Studies (DSPS) under the Faculty of Social Science, is the first undergraduate programme in Hong Kong and one of the few in the world to integrate data science with policy studies. The Faculty is inviting applications for an Assistant Professorship in the area of data science. Applications are welcome from both fresh Ph.D. graduates and experienced assistant professors who possess expertise in the application of computational methods in social sciences.

Applicants should have (i) a relevant Ph.D. degree; and (ii) preferably a solid record of teaching and research.

The appointee will (a) develop, teach and manage interdisciplinary courses related to the application of data science in policy studies; (b) supervise students' research; (c) conduct research and develop projects on computational social science and related areas; and (d) contribute to management and curriculum development of the Programme.

The appointment will normally be made on a contract basis for up to three years initially commencing January 2022, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Review of applications will start from mid-October 2021. Applications will be considered until the post is filled.

For details of the Programme, please visit:

Application Procedure

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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