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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science

Employer
THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG
Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Computer Science (14200)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (multiple posts) in the Department of Computer Science (Ref.: 523032), to commence on July 1, 2024 or 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.

The Department of Computer Science is known for its high-quality education and research.  It offers programmes at both undergraduate and graduate levels.  It provides a supportive research and teaching environment in which faculty members enjoy excellent computing resources and facilities.  Information about the Department can be obtained at www.cs.hku.hk.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching.  A solid track record in research is essential.  The positions are open to all research areas in Computer Science, with preference given to candidates in the areas of AI Security, IoT/AIoT Security, Digital Forensics, Data Privacy, Decentralized Data Analytics & Technologies, Data Science, FinTech, Metaverse, Computer Graphics, Computing & Big Data Systems, or Theoretical Computing.

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 be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy, and indicate which level they wish to be considered for.  Review of applications will start on November 15, 2023 and continue until February 29, 2024 [extended to June 30, 2024], or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. , or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. 

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