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Tenure‐Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (multiple posts)
The University of Hong Kong

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2023
Title Tenure‐Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (multiple posts)
University The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Department Department of Computer Science
Application Deadline Feb. 29, 2024
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Computer Engineering
    Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (multiple posts) in the Department of Computer Science (Ref.: 523032), to commence on July 1, 2024 or 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.

The Department of Computer Science is known for its high-quality education and research.  It offers programmes at both undergraduate and graduate levels.  It provides a supportive research and teaching environment in which faculty members enjoy excellent computing resources and facilities.  Information about the Department can be obtained at

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or a related field, with a strong commitment to research and teaching.  A solid track record in research is essential.  The positions are open to all research areas in Computer Science, with preference given to candidates in the areas of AI Security, IoT/AIoT Security, Digital Forensics, Data Privacy, Decentralized Data Analytics & Technologies, Data Science, Bioinformatics, FinTech, Metaverse, Computer Graphics, Computing & Big Data Systems, or Theoretical Computing.

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, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V., a research plan and a statement on teaching philosophy.  Review of applications will start on November 15, 2023 and continue until February 29, 2024, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. 

  • The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency.

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Contact Information

  • Ms Olive Hui
    Department of Computer Science
    The University of Hong Kong
    Pokfulam Road

    Hong Kong
  • 852 2241 5106
  • 852 35851012


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