CUHK: Full/Associate/Assistant Professors in Big Data Analytics

CUHK Faculty of Engineering seeks faculty at all levels in the interdisciplinary area of Big Data Analytics, which is a new strategic research initiative.

CUHK, The Chinese University of Hong KongAt: CUHK, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Location: Hong Kong

Faculty of Engineering
Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

(Ref. 1213/124(737)/2)

The Faculty of Engineering invites applications for several faculty posts at Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor levels with prospect for substantiation in the interdisciplinary area of 'Big Data Analytics', which is a new strategic research initiative supported by the University Focused Investments Scheme and will complement current/planned strengths in different Departments under the Faculty.

Currently, the Faculty is seeking candidates in the following areas:

  • Theoretical, mathematical and algorithmic aspects in large data analytics;
  • Large scale software systems and architecture in large data analytics;
  • Application areas in large data analytics (including information analytics, network/Web analytics, financial analytics or security analytics, etc.).

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree; and (ii) a strong scholarly record demonstrating potential for teaching and research excellence. The appointees will be expected to (a) teach both undergraduate and postgraduate courses; (b) develop a significant independent research programme with external funding; and (c) supervise postgraduate students.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for two to three years initially, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Applications will be accepted until the posts are filled. Further information about the Faculty is available at

Salary and Fringe Benefits
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, publication list with abstracts of selected published papers, details of courses taught and evaluation results (if any), a research plan, a teaching statement, together with names of three to five referees, to the Dean, Faculty of Engineering by e-mail to

For enquiries, please contact Professor John C.S. Lui, the leader of this strategic initiative ,

Applicants are requested to clearly indicate that they are applying for the position under 'Big Data Analytics Initiative'. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application - Confidential' on cover.