Job Opportunities

We currently have the following opening(s):

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

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., it is 31st and 37th in the 2020 and 2021 QS World University Rankings, and 46th and 41st in the 2020 and 2021 US News Rankings, respectively.

The Department is now inviting applications for substantiable-track faculty posts at all academic levels from Assistant Professor to Professor in all areas of Mathematics. Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree; and (ii) good potential for research and teaching. Those with outstanding research accomplishments are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should arrange at least 3 reference letters, 2 on research and 1 on teaching, to be submitted by the reference writers.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2022, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Submit an application: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18216

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation.


Research Assistant Professor / Postdoctoral Fellow

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., it is 31st and 37th in the 2020 and 2021 QS World University Rankings, and 46th and 41st in the 2020 and 2021 US News Rankings, respectively.

The Department has two openings for Research Assistant Professors and several openings for Postdoctoral Fellows. The Department is now inviting applications for non-substantiable posts at Research Assistant Professor (RAP) / Postdoctoral Fellow (Post-doc) levels in all areas of Mathematics beginning in August 2022. We seek promising young mathematicians whose research areas match the areas of our faculty members. The RAP and Post-doc positions are for three-year and two-year durations, respectively, with possible extension. The teaching load of these appointments is light, with one course each academic year. Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree; and (ii) good potential for research and teaching.

Applicants should arrange at least 3 reference letters, 2 on research and 1 on teaching, to be submitted by the reference writers.

Appointments will initially be made on contract basis for up to three years, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Submit an application: https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/list/18217

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation.