HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

Location
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Posted
25 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2019
Ref
PR0166/19-20
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

Department of Computer Science

It is presently offering BSc, MSc, MPhil, and PhD programmes and invites outstanding applicants for the following position.

The position is created and funded as part of the strategic research development initiatives in the Department. The appointee will be provided with a conducive research environment, and will work within an established group of faculty members in the Department. They are expected to perform group-based high-impact research and to undertake some teaching duties.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or a related field, and have 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. These key research areas have a special thematic focus on (a) health informatics, and (b) secure and privacy-awareness computing related applications.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract up to 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 on its website at http://www.comp.hkbu.edu.hk.

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. Those 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 post advertised, and appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 25 November 2019 (or until the position is filled)

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