The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Mathematics

Position ID: CUHK-RAP_DEC23 [#23472]
Position Title: Research Assistant Professor
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Applied and Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: none (posted 2023/10/11)
Position Description:    

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Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. The Department of Mathematics in CUHK has developed a strong reputation in teaching and research. Many of the faculty members are internationally renowned and are recipients of prestigious awards and honours. The graduates are successful in both academia and industry. The Department is highly ranked internationally, e.g., in QS World University Rankings and US News Rankings. The Department has one opening for a non-tenure track Research Assistant Professorship. We seek applicants in all areas of applied and computational mathematics, especially computational inverse problems, and numerical methods for partial differential equations. The appointee will work closely with Professor Bangti Jin and (a) conduct research as the main duty and actively pursue external research grants, such as General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator; and (b) provide quality teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Applicants should: (a) have a doctoral degree in Computational Mathematics / Applied Mathematics or a closely related field with experience, e.g., in Data Science; (b) demonstrated promise of a high level of creativity in research through publications; (c) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching; and (d) be highly proficient in written and spoken English; (e) ideally should have one or two years of postdoctoral experiences. The teaching load of the appointment is light, with one course each academic year. The appointment will be made on contract basis for three year commencing summer 2024. The salary will be highly competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit online application via, together with the names and e-mail addresses of three referees, 2 on research and 1 on teaching. The review of the applications will begin on December 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Further Info:
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(+852) 3943-6777
Department of Mathematics,
Room 220, Lady Shaw Building,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong