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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
Apr 3, 2023

Job Details

The School of Science and Engineering (SSE) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen) sincerely invites applications for multiple faculty positions at the Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer levels.

Post Specification

The ideal candidates are expected to perform research and teaching in the following areas: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Optics, Computer Engineering, Integrated Circuits, Information Engineering, Robotics, Network Science, Artificial Intelligence, Financial Engineering, etc. However, strong candidates in other related areas will also be considered.

Junior candidates should have (i) a Ph.D. degree (by the time of reporting for duty) in related fields; and (ii) high potential in teaching and research. Junior appointments will usually be made on a contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointments or tenure later subject to review.

Candidates for the senior post (Associate and Full Professor) are expected to have demonstrated academic leadership and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and services.

Exceptional appointments with tenure will be considered for candidates of proven excellence. Candidates are encouraged to check out the details about the University at

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-Shenzhen. Employee benefits will be provided according to the relevant labor laws of Mainland China and CUHK-Shenzhen regulations. Subsidies from various government-sponsored talent programs will also be made available for eligible candidates:

Application Procedure

The application package should include a cover letter, full CV, research proposals, teaching philosophy, and contact details for three independent references  (The reference letters should be submitted to the online application system directly by the referees.). Candidates should specify in the cover letter the rank to which they are applying (Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer). A review of the application will begin immediately after receiving the whole package of the application materials including the reference letters. The process will continue periodically until all positions are filled.

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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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