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 www.cs.hku.hk.
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 (https://jobs.hku.hk) 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.