The University of Hong Kong, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: HKU-POSTDOC [#16776, 502514]
Position Title: Post-doctoral Fellow (4 posts)in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Research Division for Mathematical and Statistical Science
Position Type: Postdoctoral
Position Location: Central District, Hong Kong, Hong Kong [map]
Subject Area: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Application Deadline: 2021/09/30 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/11/13)
Position Description:    

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (4 posts) in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Research Division of Mathematical and Statistical Science (Ref.: 502514), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year or three-year basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Data Science/Computational Science, or a related discipline. The appointees will conduct research in various topics, including Tensor Networks, Deep Learning and Numerical PDEs, Language and Vision, and Explainable Artificial Intelligence and other machine learning areas. Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Professor Michael Ng, Research Division Director, at 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 University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( and upload a cover letter, together with an up-to-date C.V. including a publication list and a research statement. They are also required to arrange two reference letters to be sent directly by the referees to Professor Michael Ng at Review of applications will start on November 17, 2020 and continue until January 31, 2021, or until the posts are 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 both genders to apply.

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