Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

Employer
Hong Kong Baptist University
Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
January 31 2018
Discipline
Other, Education
Organization Type
Academia

Hong Kong Baptist University

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CLUSTER on DATA ANALYTICS and ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE in X

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, Data Journalism, and Healthcare Analytics) (PR216/17-18)

Hong Kong Baptist University is developing cutting-edge Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and their cross-talks with different disciplines for high impact applications.  The University’s AI Cluster is now recruiting a number of full-time faculty members at all grades from Assistant Professor to Full Professor who have a strong passion in interdisciplinary research as well as a strong research track record in Data Analytics and AI algorithms or their applications to Chinese Medicine, Healthcare, Journalism, and Media.  They will be working collaboratively towards interdisciplinary research challenges including data-driven drug discovery for Chinese medicine (TCM), evidence-based TCM knowledge graph development, automated news writing, visual analytics for investigative reporting, etc.

The candidates are expected to have a PhD degree in Computer Science, Medical Science, Chinese Medicine, Journalism, Media or equivalent.  They could be jointly appointed by more than one department, including but not limited by the Department of Computer Science (Faculty of Science), School of Chinese Medicine, and/or Department of Journalism (School of Communication).  Associate Professors and Full Professors should have an established research track record and are expected to lead interdisciplinary research project teams for high impact Data Analytics and AI applications.  Assistant Professors are expected to be key players in the interdisciplinary research project teams.

The appointees are also expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the hosting departments, including programme management, as well as contribute to professional and institutional services.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing in 2018.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

For enquiry, please send email to data-ai@hkbu.edu.hk.  More information can be found at http://hkbu.ai.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers competitive package which include retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) and send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications.  Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications will begin on 1 March 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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