The Department of Statistics at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) was founded in 1982. We have strived to provide students state-of-the-art statistical education as well as to conduct cutting-edge statistical research. The Department has accommodated world-class faculty members with diverse research areas including statistical finance and risk management science, statistical theory and methodology, machine learning & big data analytics, biostatistics and bioinformatics, and other areas of cross-disciplinary research. Various research fundings and equipment would be offered by the Department for enhancing teaching and research.
The Department and CUHK are committed to inclusive excellence and actively promote the success of a diverse population of students, staff, and faculty. We strive to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars, and welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity.
Applications are invited for two substantiable-track faculty posts at the level of Assistant Professor, one for the area of Risk Management Science; and one for all areas of Statistics (Department’s strategic areas: http://www.sta.cuhk.edu.hk/research/#dos-tab1). Applicants should have (i) a Ph.D. degree in statistics or a related field; and (ii) high-quality research output and a strong teaching track record. Applicants with international exposure / background are highly preferred.
Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing in August 2023, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Further information about the competitive compensation and benefits, together with numerous supports on research and teaching could be found: https://www.hro.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/career/working-cuhk.
Application review will be commenced once application is received, and will continue until the posts are filled.
The Global STEM Professorship Scheme is opened for application in regular basis. We welcome outstanding scholars for applications and nominations (at the academic level of Associate Professor or above). Please contact the Department (statdept [at] cuhk.edu.hk) directly for details.
Applicants please complete the online application form and upload a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and copies of up to five recent publications. Applicants should also provide names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants ‘consent has been given for their providing references.
Further information on the Department of Statistics can be found at https://www.sta.cuhk.edu.hk.