HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Computer Science

Location
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Posted
28 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Dec 2018
Ref
PR380/17-18
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science, presently offers BSc, MSc, MPhil, and PhD programmes, now seeks outstanding applicants for the following faculty positions on substantiable-track.

The appointees will teach, and are expected to manage programme at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, perform high-impact research, as well as contribute to professional and institutional services. Collaboration with other faculty members in research and teaching is also expected.

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. 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 also demonstrate 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 demonstrate the ability to bid for and pursue externally-funded research programmes.

Candidates for the senior positions should also have a strong track record of research and teaching accomplishments.

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

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.

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). Applicants should request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their recent publications and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants 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 not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. 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 then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications will begin in July 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

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