The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, School of Data Science

Position ID: 2901-FT [#21375]
Position Title: Faculty Openings in Statistics
Position Type: Open Rank
Position Location: Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2022/11/01)
Position Description:    

The School of Data Science (SDS) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-SZ) is now inviting qualified candidates to fill multiple tenured, tenure-track, or teaching-track faculty positions at all academic ranks in the area of Statistics. The discipline of Statistics (including Biostatistics) is of particular importance in the strategic development of the School of Data Science. Along with strong research on methodological foundations, the statistics group aims at interdisciplinary research, in collaboration within the school in areas such as machine learning, optimization, operation research, and computer science, and outside the school with Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data, National Institute of Health and Medical Big Data, and the new Faculty of Medicine of CUHK(SZ). 

For tenured or tenure-track positions, we seek applicants with outstanding research records or potential in cutting-edge areas of statistics. Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a relevant field. Junior applicants must demonstrate a clear and high potential to enhance research and educational missions of the School. Senior applicants are expected to demonstrate a well-established record of research and teaching accomplishments, scientific creativity and leadership. 

For all positions, the ability to teach effectively in English to diverse groups of students is required. 

Applications from overseas with international experience are particularly welcomed. We also encourage applications from under-represented or disadvantaged groups in the scientific community. 

Interested individuals should apply online at .

The application packages should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three representative works. 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, the 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, determined to become 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 60 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. 

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.

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