CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Chair Professor (Biostatistics) in the Department of Mathematics

Location
83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong
Posted
14 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
13 Oct 2020
Ref
[Ref. A/452/09]
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

  

Chair Professor (Biostatistics) in the Department of Mathematics [Ref. A/452/09]

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has nine Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above post:

Duties

The appointee is expected to provide leadership in teaching and research in the area of Biostatistics; support the mission of excellence in professional education and research; and establish and develop undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Biostatistics and related disciplines.  S/he will also be expected to lead a new Department to be established, and steer the unit to enhance the mission and vision of the University in alignment with the University’s Strategic Plan.

Requirements

A PhD degree in Biostatistics or related disciplines.  The candidates should possess a distinguished record of teaching, research and scholarship, and substantial relevant experience in tertiary education; outstanding management effectiveness; commitment to teamwork; and strong communication and networking skills to build and nurture internal and external contacts to the benefit of the new academic unit.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the College of Science, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email : cscidean@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit an online application at http://jobs.cityu.edu.hk, and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the College of Science, or email to "cscidean@cityu.edu.hk".  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the position is filled.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 48th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); 1st in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

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