Applications are invited for the following posts:
Applications are invited for the following posts:

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Ref.: 201601552)

Job level Middle
Education Doctorate or above
Location Pokfulam
Employment type Full Time
Industry Education / Training
Job function Education / Training > Teacher - Higher Education
Education / Training > Others
Published On 01/12/2016
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

2. Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
(Ref.: 201601552) (jointly offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics and the Faculty of Science, to commence on September 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter, initially on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year appointment.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics with research areas including but not limited to environment, business and public health. This is a joint appointment between the School of Business (specifically, the Innovation and Information Management group)
(https://www.fbe.hku.hk/academic-areas/innovation-and-information-management) of the Faculty of Business and Economics (http://www.fbe.hku.hk/) and the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (http://www.saasweb.hku.hk/) of the Faculty of Science (http://www.scifac.hku.hk/), with the latter department as the home department. For enquiries about the existing research activities of the group/department and the specific job requirements, please write to Professor W.K. Li, Head of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (e-mail: hrntlwk@hku.hk) or Professor H.P. Shen, the Area Coordinator of Innovation and Information Management at the School of Business (e-mail: haipeng@hku.hk). Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a detailed publication list, a research proposal and a statement on teaching philosophy to scsaas@hku.hk. Closes December 31, 2016.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointments on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary for posts (1) and (2), and 10% of basic salary for post (3). For posts (1) and (2), housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University places great emphasis on developing staff potential, and has in place a variety of development opportunities and assistance for staff at different stages of their career.

For posts (1) and (2), application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at
http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc, and for post (3), application forms (345/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/jr-form.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Please indicate clearly in the form and the subject of the e-mail the post applied for, as well as the field, and the reference number. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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