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Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Statistics in the Department of Management Sciences [Ref. B/886/09]

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education.  As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has seven Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy and environment, science and engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

The Department of Management Sciences is one of the six departments within the University’s College of Business.  At present the Department has a strength of 28 regular faculty with a wide range of research expertise in the fields of Operations Research and Statistics.  In recent years, faculty publications have appeared in a number of flagship journals in the two fields.  The Department offers two undergraduate majors, two taught Master’s programs and a PhD research program.

Applications are invited for the above posts:


Conduct high quality research for scholarly publications, teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervise PhD students. Most undergraduate classes are conducted in the day time, with evening teaching for the taught postgraduate programs.


The Department seeks strong candidates in Statistics.  Specialization is open, but preference will be given to those with expertise in big data analytics, business and financial statistics, data-mining, statistics in healthcare management, and survey sampling. Candidates for Associate Professor should possess a PhD in statistics, a substantial publication record in high quality statistics journals or other high quality journals that are known for publishing statistics-discipline related papers, and a dedication to quality teaching with relevant experience. They are expected to provide contribution/leadership in research, plan curriculum of studies and supervise PhD students. Candidates for Assistant Professor should possess a PhD and good potential for publishing in high quality journals.

(Further enquiries may be directed to the Head of Department by email at:

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae. The positions are tenable from September 2015.  Applications will receive full consideration until the positions are filled. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 49th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2018); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).


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