Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer

The School of Science and Engineering

Located in the Longgang District of Shenzhen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen) is a research-intensive university, established in 2014 through a Mainland-Hong Kong collaboration with generous support from the Shenzhen Municipal Government. It inherits the fine academic traditions of The Chinese University of Hong Kong and will develop its academic programmes in phases and offer courses in Schools of Science and Engineering, Management and Economics, and Humanities and Social Science. English is the main language for course instructions, and the students will receive degrees of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. At present, several research centers have been established in the School of Science and Engineering, including Arieh Warshel Institute of Computational Biology, Kobilka Institute of Innovative Drug Discovery, Hopcroft Institute for Advanced Study in Information Sciences, and Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Semiconductor Laser.

Post Specification
The School of Science and Engineering invites applications for multiple faculty positions at both senior and junior levels in the areas of Computer Science, Data Sciences, Electrical Engineering, New Energy Science and Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Physics, Robotics, Chemistry and Organic Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Molecular Simulation, Computational Chemistry, Cell Biology and Molecular Biology, Structural Biology (in particular G-protein couple receptors), Pharmacology, Stem Cell Biology, Regenerative Medicine, Biomedical Science and Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Financial Engineering, and Quantitative Finance. Applications in other areas will also be considered.

Junior applicants should have (i) a PhD degree (by the time of reporting for duty) in related fields; and (ii) high potential in teaching and research. Candidates for senior post (Associate and Full Professor) are expected to have demonstrated academic leadership and strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and services. Junior appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, leading to longer-term appointment or tenure later subject to review. Exceptional appointments with tenure will be considered for candidates of proven excellence. Applicants are encouraged to check out the details about the university at

Salary and Fringe Benefits
Salary will be comparable to international standards, commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-Shenzhen, and employee benefits will be provided according to the relevant labor laws of Mainland China as well as CUHK-Shenzhen regulations. Subsidies from various government sponsored talent programs will also be made available for eligible candidates

Application package, including CV and contacts of three referees, as well as personal statements in teaching, research, and service, should be emailed to: Applicants are required to specify the rank of the position in their letter of application. Applicants also need to ask three referees to send the letters directly to upon submitting application materials.


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Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Lecturer