THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Mathematics

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
05 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2022
Ref
511320
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mathematics (25500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for the appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mathematics and Institute of Data Science (Ref.: 511320), to commence as soon as possible no later than fall 2022 for at least one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or a related area, and be proficient in MATLAB.  They should have a research background in optimization and machine learning.  Applicants with research areas in stochastic or nonconvex optimization are preferred, while individual research interests will also be taken into consideration. Both theoretical work and applications in machine learning will be emphasized. Those with extensive research experience and strong skills in mathematics are welcome to apply. The appointee will be working under the supervision of Dr. Yue Xie (https://yue-xie.github.io/index.html).

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter and a list of publications.  They should also arrange 2 referees to send reference letters directly to Dr. Yue Xie at yxie21@hku.hk.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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