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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Closing date
14 Mar 2022

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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 appointment 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 labour 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, personal statements in teaching and research, and contact information for three references. Candidates should specify in the cover letter the rank to which they are applying (Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue periodically until all positions are filled.

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CUHK was founded in 1963 in response to society’s demand for higher education that would combine and bring out the best of Chinese and western cultures. The ideal, which at that time rallied to action many scholars and thinkers, still rings true in today’s Hong Kong, whose continued success hinges on openness and diversity.

CUHK has proven to be a magnet for talents, attracting local and international students and scholars to study, teach, and do research here, and their achievements have continuously won the University international acclaims and respect. This is a tribute to our staff, students, alumni, and supporters, who diligently work together to promote the creation and application of knowledge.

Over the past decades, CUHK has always upheld an enterprising and forward-looking spirit that makes studying and working here a unique experience. CUHK is a comprehensive university where students and staff are continuously challenged at the forefront of knowledge, and where traditional and contemporary cultures are equally valued. It is also the only university in Hong Kong which adopts a collegiate system. The university community cherishes dearly its tradition in general education and civic service, which constitute a key component of our students’ learning experience.


About School of Science and Engineering

The School of Science and Engineering (SSE) adheres to CUHK's excellent academic tradition, keeps pace with the international trend of disciplinary development, cooperates with well-regarded schools in America, Australia, Canada, etc., references the successful experiences of oversea institutes, recruits high-caliber professors globally, builds a unique learning environment that embraces China and the West, and nurtures technology leaders possessing expertise, diverse talents and global visions.

Our mission is to create, advance and disseminate knowledge in science and engineering, and to train innovative, forward-thinking, globally-minded and principled scientists, engineers and leaders who strive for the betterment of industries and society, thereby serving the needs and enhancing the well-being of the citizens of the Pearl River Delta, China as a whole, and the wider world community.

To be acknowledged regionally, nationally and internationally as a first-class centre of scholarship in science and engineering whose bilingual, global and interdisciplinary dimensions of teaching and learning, scholarly output and contribution to the community consistently meet standards of excellence.


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