Tenure-track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Artificial
Intelligence in the Department of Mathematics (two posts)
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 516197
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Mathematics (25500)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate
Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics (Ref.:
516197), to commence 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. Direct tenure may be offered to
outstanding Associate Professor candidates.
The Faculty of Science provides a supportive and friendly environment and has
embarked on a search for top talents to invest in areas of acknowledged
strength and internationally competitive activity. Information about the
Faculty can be obtained at https: // www. scifac.hku.hk/.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Computational Mathematics/Computer
Science/Statistics/Data Science or a related discipline. They should be able
to demonstrate excellent research track record in Artificial Intelligence.
Teaching duties will be assigned by the relevant Head of Department with a
reduced teaching load in the first two years of appointment.
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, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will
also be provided as applicable. A start-up package that is commensurate with
the needs and experience of the appointee will also be provided.
The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants
should apply online at the University's careers site (https: // jobs.hku.hk)
and upload a cover letter, together with an up-to-date C.V., which should
include hyperlinks to any relevant google scholar profiles and ORCID, a
detailed publication list since 2016 with journal impact factor and citations
indicated for each publication, and a research statement outlining current and
future research plans and interests. Applicants will also be required to
arrange three reference letters under confidential cover. It is important to
note that at least one of the referees should be able to comment, amongst
other things, on the applicant's research ability and his/her contribution to
teaching or research in his/her department, while the remaining two should
have knowledge of his/her recent academic or employment experience. Referees
should submit their reference letters to
https: // web.science.hku.hk/job/servlet/refsubmit?eventid=516197 (the
referee should input the applicant's e-mail address which should be the same
as the one on the online application) by November 30, 2022.
The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender
diversity and professional advancement of women as well as men, the Faculty of
Science expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.
Advertised: Aug 25, 2022 (HK Time)
Applications close: Nov 30, 2022 (HK Time)