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Research Assistant Professors

Reference Number
Closing Date
April 25, 2016
Post Specification

The Department is seeking outstanding candidates for Research Assistant Professorships.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree; (ii) an established track record of outstanding publications in any of the areas of research of the department including: ASIC/VLSI IC design, biomedical engineering, digital signal processing and related areas in speech and image processing, electronic materials and nanotechnologies, photonics and optical communications, power electronics, wireless and microwave communication technologies, computer vision and machine learning, and robotics and medical devices. Experience in preparing research grant applications will be an advantage.

The appointees will (a) teach courses at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels; (b) participate in independent and joint research programmes; (c) apply for external research grants; (d) provide service at departmental, faculty and/or university levels.

Appointments will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

Review of applications will begin in December 2015 and only shortlisted applicants will be notified. Applications will be accepted until the posts are filled.

Further information about the Department is available at

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointees.

The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure

Application forms are obtainable
(a) at; or
(b) in person/by mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope from the Personnel Office, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong.

Please send the completed application form and/or full curriculum vitae, together with copies of qualification documents, a publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers, and names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references (unless otherwise specified), to the Personnel Office by post or by fax to (852) 3942 0947.

Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application - Confidential' on cover. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

Posting Date : Nov 20, 2015