Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
(Biostatistics) in the Department of Biostatistics Ref. A/496/09
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world's leading
universities, known for innovation, creativity and research. We are now
seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate
Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all
academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart
City, Matter, Brain , and related interdisciplinary areas. Research fields
of particular interest include, but not limited to:
biomedical science and engineering
computer science and data science
neuroscience and neural engineering
bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
aerospace and microelectronics engineering
energy generation and storage
digital business and innovation management
fintech and business analytics
computational social sciences
digital and new media
law and technology
healthy, smart and sustainable cities
Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-
class research programme related to CityU's strategic research areas, plus a
commitment to education and student mentorship. Candidates must possess a
doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.
Applications and nominations are invited for the
The three Departments in the College of Science, namely Chemistry, Mathematics
and Physics, have been leading their fields in research, teaching and
collaborative projects. The Department of Biostatistics is a new department
established on 1 July 2021.
The appointee will maintain an active research programme in both
biostatistical methodology and collaborative research, teach effectively at
undergraduate and postgraduate levels, mentor students, provide service to the
Department, College, University and the profession, and undertake
administrative duties as assigned by the Head of Department.
A PhD degree in Biostatistics/Statistics or related quantitative fields.
Candidates for the post of Chair Professor/Professor should possess a
distinguished academic record including significant external funding support,
demonstrated leadership skills, and a strong commitment to graduate and
Candidates for Associate Professor should be experienced mid-career
scholars with established research agendas and substantial experience in
teaching and course development.
Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a strong potential or a
solid track record in research and teaching.
Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual
performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and
dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial
appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.
Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at
https:// www. cityu.edu.hk, or from the College of Science, City University of
Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email :
To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website:
https: // www. cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/. Nominations can be sent
directly to College of Science (email: email@example.com).
Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the
positions are filled. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to
submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and statement of research and
teaching philosophy. For recent doctoral graduates, please also include
graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcript is
acceptable); and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will
be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the
referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The
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.
Worldwide recognition ranking #54 (QS 2023), and #4 among top 50
universities under age 50 (QS 2021); #1 in the World's Most International
Universities (THE 2020); #1 in Automation & Control/Electrical & Electronic
Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering/Metallurgical
Engineering/Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and #3 in Telecommunication
Engineering in Hong Kong (GRAS 2022 ); and #41 Business School in the
World and #4 in Asia (UT Dallas 2017 to 2021)