THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Big Data Analytics 

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
18 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doctoral Fellow in Big Data Analytics 
Department : School of Public Health 
Closing Date : November 30, 2017 
Ref. : 201700875 

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Big Data Analytics in the School of Public Health to commence as soon as possible for two years.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D., D. Sc., or equivalent) in Computer Science/Informatics or related disciplines. They should have a strong quantitative background with demonstrated experience in analysis of Big Data (for structured data, unstructured data, multimedia data); be familiar with the models used in machine learning/deep learning; and be familiar with the software and programming tools that are widely used in data analysis, such as SPSS, R, python and tensorflow.  They should also have excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to work independently and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team.  The appointee is expected to write scientific publications and assist in writing reports.  He/She will be primarily responsible for methodological and applied work in statistical research for data in family and ICT behaviors arising from the Project.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to sphhr@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start from July 10, 2017 until November 30, 2017 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. a