From: Zhixin Zhou <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 8:00 AM
To: Jinko Graham
Subject: Assistant Professor Position at City University of Hong Kong
Dear Professor Graham,
Could you please kindly share this opportunity with your students and postdoctoral fellows? City University of Hong Kong invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of statistics within College of Business.
City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. Being an international university in a global city of Hong Kong, City University has been ranked amongst the top 25 schools in QS Asia University Rankings (2019). The Department of Management Sciences within the College of Business has attained international recognition, with a strong group of researchers specializing in operations management and business analytics.
The Department seeks strong candidates in analytics and business statistics. Specialization is open, but preference will be given to those contributing to cutting-edge development of statistics and/or machine learning with application to business analytics, econometrics and finance. Candidates for Assistant Professor should possess a PhD, completed or near completion, and good potential for publishing in high quality journals. Preference will be given to those candidates with research and teaching interests in applied statistics, business analytics, machine learning or a closely-related field. Successful candidates are expected to develop a vigorous research program and teach courses in business statistics, operations analytics and related courses, initially at the undergraduate level and the postgraduate level (including MBA).
Salary and Conditions of Service
The competitive package is comparable to the top 30 business schools in the United States. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.
Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the college is available at http://cb.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Management Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
To apply, please email your CV to Dr. Gavin Feng <email@example.com> and Professor Alan Wan <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Applications received by 15 December 2019 will receive full consideration. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. During the application procedure, we also expect applicant to submit a cover letter, teaching evaluations, and representative publications.
City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.
Worldwide recognition ranking 52nd, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).