The University of Hong Kong, Department of Mathematics

Position Title: Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics, HKU
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Central District, Hong Kong, Hong Kong [map]
Application Deadline: 2022/08/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/06/28)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for the appointment as Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics (Ref.: 515464), to commence on January 1, 2023, or as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics, or in a discipline related to Statistics, Computer Science, or Data Science. Those with interdisciplinary background, especially with expertise in Optimization, Numerical Linear Algebra, Numerical Methods and computer programming are preferred. Proficiency in both English and Chinese, and enthusiasm for teaching are essential. The appointee will mainly teach some core courses and undertake some administrative duties for the brand-new Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence programme. He/She is also expected to undertake some other teaching and administrative duties of the Department if needed. For appointment as Lecturer, a minimum of 3 years of relevant teaching experience at the tertiary level is required. Applicants with less experience may be considered for appointment as Assistant Lecturer. Fresh Ph.D. graduates are welcome to apply.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary for Lecturer, or up to 10% of basic salary for Assistant Lecturer.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with a teaching statement. Applicants are required to arrange three referees to send the reference letters directly to Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is committed to diversity and inclusivity. To promote gender diversity and professional advancement of women as well as men, the Faculty of Science expressly encourages qualified persons from all genders to apply.

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Contact: Prof. Xiaoming Yuan, 852-28592253, 852-25592225 (fax)
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Department of Mathematics HKU
Room 408, Run Run Shaw Building
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong
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