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Faculty Openings at School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

  • 1.  Faculty Openings at School of Data Science, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

    Posted 16 days ago

    The School of Data Science (SDS) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-SZ) is now inviting extraordinarily qualified candidates to fill multiple tenured, tenure-track or teaching-track faculty positions at all academic ranks.

    We seek applicants with outstanding methodological foundations in one or more of the following areas: Computer Science, Operations Research, Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, Management Science, and other closely related areas. We especially encourage individuals whose interests and backgrounds are at the intersection of multiple areas to apply. Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field. The ability to teach effectively, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to diverse groups of students, is required. Junior applicants must demonstrate a clear and high potential to enhance research and educational missions of SDS. Senior applicants must have a well-established record of research and teaching accomplishments and have demonstrated scientific creativity and leadership with externally funded and highly visible research programs.

    Interested individuals should apply online at The application packages should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement and a teaching statement. In addition, applicants should provide names, titles, and emails of at least three references in the system. If you have any questions, please send an email to Applications/Nominations will be considered until the posts are filled.


    About the School of Data Science at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen: The School of Data Science (SDS) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is established in July 2020. Located in Shenzhen, the innovation hub of China, SDS focuses on first-class teaching and academic research in Data Science. It has established a systematic education system in data science, including theoretical aspects such as operations research, statistics, computer science, and application fields such as machine learning, operations management, and decision analytics, providing students with comprehensive and state-of-the-art training. With the aim "to nurture high-end talent with global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility", the school is organically combining industry, education and research, aiming at becoming the world's leading data science innovation and research base, as well as cultivating top innovative talents with a global perspective.

    The SDS is established on a solid foundation with a strong faculty team. Currently it has more than 30 faculty members, many of whom have experiences in working in top-tier universities in the world and have significant international impact in related fields of academia and industry. With the establishment of SDS, the previous Institute for Data and Decision Analytics (iDDA) will be subsumed into SDS. The establishment of the SDS represents the increasing investment of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen in the field of data science, which is also a sign of the determination of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen to stand at the forefront of the era and to cultivate the talents needed for the development of the society.

    Zizhuo Wang
    Associate Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
    Founder and CTO, Cardinal Operations (杉数科技)