Chair Professor / Professor - Global STEM Professorship Scheme (Several Posts)

Hong Kong (HK)
June 04 2021
Other, Education
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Hong Kong Baptist University

The Faculty of Science comprises five departments, including Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics. The Faculty offers exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary ventures and collaboration. Our central facilities constitute the latest technologies to bring effective solutions to advance research and innovation.


Chair Professor / Professor - Global STEM Professorship Scheme (Several Posts) (PR0420/20-21)

The Faculty is recruiting internationally renowned innovation and technology (“I&T”) scholars at the rank of Chair Professor or Professor under the Global STEM Professorship Scheme (“the Scheme”).
Applicants should have worked at a university or research institute outside Hong Kong on a full-time basis (equivalent to full or Associate Professor) for not less than 3 years in the past 10 years. They should also have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii) outstanding accomplishments and research potential. The applicants should focus on the following research areas:

  • Biology: Bioresources & Agriculture; Environmental Health
  • Chemistry: Analytical Science; Chemical Biology
  • Computer Science: AI & Machine Learning; Privacy-Preserving Data Science
  • Mathematics: Statistics & Big Data Analytics; Imaging & Vision
  • Physics: Nonlinear & Complex Systems; Systems Biology & Bio-Physics; Advanced Materials

Suitable candidates will be nominated to the Scheme. Successful candidates will be offered with a highly competitive remuneration package partially supported by the Government, and may be provided with subsidy for their research teams and for setting up laboratories. Details of the Scheme would be announced in mid-June 2021.
Enquiries about the various posts should be sent to the relevant departments:

  • Department of Biology (email:
  • Department of Chemistry (email:
  • Department of Computer Science (email:
  • Department of Mathematics (email:
  • Department of Physics (email:

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications, statements of teaching and research interest, and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (Email: direct. Those 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 be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

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 is on-going until the positions are filled.


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