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Faculty Position in Digital Social Science

Zhuhai, China
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC) now invites candidates for this position which is expected to be filled in September 2024: 

Chair Professor/Professor in Digital Social Science  (Ref: FHSS230210) 

Job Description

Candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas and their applications to broad disciplines of humanities and social sciences: Smart City; Computational Social Science; Geographic Information Science; Urban Science and Informatics; Digital Cartography; Geospatial Big Data; AI and Machine Learning; Digital Culture and Society; Urban Governance, Innovation, Planning and Design etc.

Job Requirement 

Candidates should have a PhD degree in a related discipline. Successful candidates are expected to be well-established international scholar in the field who committed to excellence in undergraduate or postgraduate teaching and research. Candidates are also expected to be academic and intellectual leader who are responsible to build and uplift a new-born and exciting program of Digital Social Sciences into a fledged program with cutting-edging and reputation in GBA, China. The candidate is required to work with the administrative team of the Department and Faculty and welcome – as well as initiate – relevant collaborations with other Departments and Faculties across the college. Preference will be given to candidates who are already recognized as or equivalent to international and national high/top level scholars. Academic rank will be determined in accordance with successful candidate’s experience and research accomplishments.


Salary is highly competitive of international standard and will be commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience. Fringe benefits include housing allowance, leave, medical and social insurance. 

Appointment Terms

Appointment to this position will initially be made on a fixed-term contract with mutual agreement.

Closing Date:  July 31, 2024

Application Procedures

*Please complete the job application form and upload the requested documents online An auto-email will be sent out for acknowledging a successful submission.

(All information provided will be treated in strictest confidence.)

*If you failed to submit your application online, please send your application by emailing to Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a completed "Job Application Form" which can be downloaded from Please indicate the position being applied for, including the field of expertise, level and reference number.

The College reserves the right not to fill these positions, or to extend the search until suitable candidates are identified or to make an appointment by invitation. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse environment.

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