Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer in The School of Science and Engineering

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Shenzhen, Guangdong (CN)
Comparable to International Standards and Commensurate with Experience and Accomplishments.
Closing date
Feb 12, 2022

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Located in the Longgang District of Shenzhen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen [CUHK(SZ)] is a research-intensive university, established in 2014 through a Mainland–Hong Kong collaboration with generous support from the Shenzhen Municipal Government. It inherits the fine academic traditions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and will develop its academic programmes in phases and offer courses in Schools of Science and Engineering, Management and Economics, and Humanities and Social Science. The language of instruction will be in both English and Chinese, and the students will receive degrees of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Post Specification

The School of Science and Engineering ( invites applications for faculty positions in all areas of Cell Biology and Molecular Biology, Structural Biology (in particular G-protein couple receptors), Crystallography, Pharmacology, Bioinformatics, Biomedical Science and Engineering, Chemistry and Organic Chemistry, Physics, Material Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Information Engineering, Electronics Engineering, New Energy Science and Engineering, Statistical Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Financial Engineering, and Quantitative Finance. Applications in other areas will also be considered.

Junior applicants should have (i) a PhD degree (by the time of reporting for duty) in related fields; and (ii) high potential in teaching and research. Candidates for Associate and Full Professor posts are expected to have demonstrated academic leadership and strong commitment to the highest standards of excellence. Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later subject to review. Exceptional appointments with tenure will be considered for candidates of proven ability.


Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be comparable to international standards, commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK(SZ), and employee benefits will be provided according to the relevant labor laws of Mainland China as well as CUHK(SZ) regulations. Subsidies from various government sponsored talent programs will also be made available for eligible candidates


Application package, including CV and contact information of three referees, as well as research and teaching statements, should be emailed to: Applicants are required to specify the rank of the position in their letter of application.


The School of Life and Health Sciences

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen


The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen officially announced the establishment of the School of Life and Health Sciences on November 14th, 2018, which is the fourth school of CUHK-Shenzhen proceeded by the School of Management and Economics (SME), the School of Sciences and Engineering (SSE), and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), offering educational programs from baccalaureate to graduate degrees.

Inheriting the excellent academic traditions and rigorous academic spirit of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, established upon the research foundations of the three Nobel Prize Research Institutes, aiming at the frontiers and long-term goals of the disciplines, the School of Life and Health Sciences shall offer undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees. The Academic Board of the Chinese University of Hong Kong takes charge of the approval and supervision of degree programs, guiding and managing teaching and teaching-related matters, and supervising the level of CUHK-Shenzhen degree qualification. CUHK-Shenzhen graduates are awarded degree certificates by the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Currently, the School of Life and Health Sciences offers four undergraduate programs in Bioinformatics, Biomedical Science and Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science and Biological Sciences, and one MPhil-PhD Program in Biological Sciences. Newly added program in 2022 includes one MSc Program in Bioinformatics (jointly offered with School of Data Science).

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Room 319, Dao Yuan Building
2001 Longxiang Blvd., Longgang District

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