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Position TitleAssociate Professor/Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence (2 posts)

Company Information

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

The Faculty of Science provides a supportive and friendly environment and is embarking on a programme of recruitment to invest in areas of acknowledged strength and internationally competitive activity. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https://www.scifac.hku.hk/.

The Research Division for Mathematical and Statistical Science is one of the six Research Divisions in the Faculty of Science. It covers pure and applied mathematics, statistics and actuarial science. It has strengths in geometry, number theory, optimisation theory, stochastic analysis and biostatistics with key expertise in actuarial science, time series, survival analysis, complex geometry, analytic number theory and optimisation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Applications are invited for appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Artificial Intelligence (2 posts) in the Research Division for Mathematical and Statistical Science (Ref.: 498526), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Direct tenure may be offered to outstanding candidates for Associate Professor position. The teaching duties will be assigned by the relevant Head of Department with a reduced teaching load in the first two years of appointment. Enquiries about the post should be sent to the Research Division Director at mng@maths.hku.hk.

Position Qualifications

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Data Science/Computational Science, or related disciplines. They should be able to demonstrate excellence in research in Artificial Intelligence in imaging science for post 1 and Artificial Intelligence and natural language processing in medicine for post 2.