Research Assistant Professor in Data Science and Engineering

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
26 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Aug 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Department of Computer Science

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

The Research Assistant Professor 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 in the Department. He/she is also 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 demonstrate abilities to conduct high-quality research in one of the following areas: (i) data analytics and information management; (ii) data security and privacy.  

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

For enquiry, please contact Prof Jianliang Xu (email: xujl@comp.hkbu.edu.hk).  More information about the Department can be found on its website (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. 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 four 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 the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 30 August 2019 (or until the position is filled)  

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