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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is vigorously hiring faculty members in Computer Science and Computer Engineering to pursue new strategic research initiatives and to fill up vacant positions within current strengths. Successful candidates will be expected to

(a) develop a significant independent research programme with external funding;

(b) supervise graduate students;

(c) teach both undergraduate and postgraduate courses; and

(d) perform services duties for the Department and the University.


Candidates of all levels are encouraged to apply. Applicants in the following areas are particularly welcome:

For Computer Science:

  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer system security or cybersecurity
  • Data analytics or data science
  • Image processing, computer graphics, AR/VR

For Computer Engineering:

  • Cyber-physical systems and Internet of things
  • Energy efficient acceleration for Recognition, Mining and Synthesis (RMS) applications
  • Hardware and embedded security
  • Smart hardware for human machine interaction


Successful applicants should have a PhD degree and a good scholarly record demonstrating (potential for) teaching and research excellence. Substantive track appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2021, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Senior positions with substantiation can also be considered for outstanding candidates with proven records. The exact rank and start date will be negotiated with the successful applicants.


Applicants please upload full CV, copies of academic credentials, publication list with abstracts of selected published papers, details of courses taught and evaluation results (if available), a research plan, a teaching statement, together with names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of at least three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified).


For further information about the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, please visit


Online application here.

Closing date: Until the posts are filled

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