Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the School of Data Science job with CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

The City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for its innovation, creativity and research. We are now looking for outstanding scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Full Professors (on the vindication path) in all academic fields with special emphasis on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter , Brain and related interdisciplinary. areas.

Areas of research of particular interest include, but are not limited to:

  • biomedical sciences and engineering
  • veterinary science
  • computer science and data science
  • neuroscience and neural engineering
  • bio-statistics and AI-health
  • smart/semiconductor manufacturing
  • AI/robotics/autonomous systems
  • aerospace and microelectronics engineering
  • energy production and storage
  • digital enterprise and innovation management
  • fintech and business analytics
  • computational social sciences
  • digital humanities
  • digital and new media
  • law and technology
  • private law
  • healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful applicants must have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research program related to CityU’s strategic research areas, as well as a commitment to student education and mentorship. Applicants must possess a PhD in their respective field at the time of nomination.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Full Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor at the School of Data Science [Ref. A/608/09]

The City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for its innovation, creativity and research. We are now looking for outstanding researchers to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Full Professors (on the vindication track) in Data Science and related interdisciplinary fields.

The University established the School of Data Science in July 2018 to demonstrate its commitment and leadership in the field of data science. It is the first independent data science school in Hong Kong’s higher education sector.

The School of Data Science aspires to be a world-class school of excellence in data science education and research to address key challenges in the field. The School welcomes applications and nominations for full/tenure-track faculty positions. Full Professor, Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in Data Science or related fields in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering. For more details about the school, please visit the website at Associate Professor candidates and above joining the School may be considered for nomination for the Global STEM Professorship Scheme sponsored by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government. The winner will be offered a highly competitive package to establish their research program in Hong Kong, including setting up top-notch laboratories and recruiting research support staff.

Applications are sought in the major research themes described above. Candidates of all levels of experience are welcome. Appointment will be at a grade commensurate with qualifications and experience. Items are qualification track items.


Appointees are expected to make a significant contribution to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels; advising postgraduate students in research; play an active role in curriculum development and management; maintain an active research profile; actively seek external grants and contracts to support research efforts; provide service to the governance of the School and the University; contribute to professional engagement, networking and outreach activities that enhance the academic and professional life of the School.


A PhD in Data Science/Statistics/Computer Science/Engineering or related disciplines, with a strong research record and promising teaching ability.

Salary and conditions of service

Total compensation will be determined by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent benefits include gratuities, time off, medical and dental plans, and relocation assistance (if applicable). The first appointment will be on a fixed-term contract.

Information and application

Further information on positions and the University can be found at, or from the School of Data Science, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email: [email protected]).

To apply, please submit your resume and application through the website: Applications can be sent directly to the school (email: [email protected]). Applications and nominations will be given full consideration until positions are filled. Highly qualified candidates are encouraged to send the complete application package, including research and teaching statements, directly to the school (email: [email protected]), specifying the position for which they apply. Only the preselected candidates will be contacted; and those preselected for the position of assistant professor will be asked to prepare at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referents to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Global Recognition Ranking #53 (QS 2022) and #4 Top 50 Universities Under 50 (QS 2021); #1 in the most international universities in the world (THE 2020); #1 in Automation and Control/Electrical and Electronic Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering/Nanoscience and Nanotechnology/Telecom Engineering in Hong Kong (GRAS 2021); and #39 Business School in the world and #4 in Asia (UT Dallas 2016 to 2020)

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