Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mathematics (25500)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence in the Department of Mathematics (Ref.: 518672), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Direct tenure may be offered to exceptionally outstanding Associate Professor candidates.
The Faculty of Science provides a supportive and friendly environment and has embarked on a search for top talents to invest in areas of acknowledged strength and internationally competitive activity. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https://www.scifac.hku.hk/.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Computational Mathematics/Computer Science/Statistics/Data Science or a related discipline. They should be able to demonstrate excellent research track record in Artificial Intelligence. Teaching duties will be assigned by the relevant Head of Department with a reduced teaching load in the first two years of appointment.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable. A start-up package that is commensurate with the needs and experience of the appointee will also be provided.
The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload (1) a cover letter, (2) an up-to-date C.V., which should include hyperlinks to any relevant google scholar profiles and ORCID, a detailed publication list since 2016 with journal impact factor and citations indicated for each publication, (3) a teaching statement, (4) a research statement outlining current and future research plans and interests, and (5) contact information of at least three referees. It is important to note that at least one of the referees should be able to comment, amongst other things, on the applicant’s research ability and his/her contribution to teaching or research in his/her department, while the remaining two should have knowledge of his/her recent academic or employment experience. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until January 31, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.