PamiTC Job Board - Posting Details

Title: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Security and Privacy-preserving Computing (PR149-2/13-14)Posted: June 17, 2014
Company/Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
Location: Hong Kong
Department: Department of Computer Science


The Department of Computer Science, presently offers BSc, MSc, MPhil, and PhD programmes, now seeks outstanding applicants for the following positions.

1. Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Health Informatics (PR148-2/13-14)

2. Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Security and Privacy-preserving Computing (PR149-2/13-14)

The Department seeks applicants for two substantiable-track faculty positions with research specializations in (1) Health Informatics and (2) Security and Privacy-preserving Computing. The appointees are expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, perform high-impact research, as well as contribute to professional and institutional services. Collaboration with other faculty members in research and teaching is also expected.

Applicants should possess a PhD Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Informatics, Information Systems, or a related field, and sufficiently demonstrate abilities to conduct high-quality research in one of the Department's key research areas: (i) computational intelligence, (ii) databases and information management, (iii) networking and systems, and (iv) pattern recognition and machine learning, while having a special thematic focus on health informatics and/or, security and privacy-preserving computing. Applicants should also demonstrate strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in computer science, information systems, and/or health informatics, possess track record of innovative research and high-impact publications, and demonstrate ability to bid for and pursue externally funded research programmes. For Associate Professorship, evidence of academic leadership will be an advantage.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding. Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in November 2013 need not re-apply.

For enquiry, please contact Prof P C Yuen, Head of Department (email: ). More information about the Department can be found at

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Instructions:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from; or (b) by fax at +852 3411-7799 (local line only); or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Completed application form should be sent to the same address. Please quote PR number on all correspondence. Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms & conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 August 2014