The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics and Financial Mathematics / Engineering and Computational Mathematics / Applied Optimization and Operations Research (three posts) (Ref. 16100406)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Full Time
Junior (less than 3 years)
Doctoral
English

Job Description

Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics and Financial Mathematics / Engineering and Computational Mathematics / Applied Optimization and Operations Research (three posts) (Ref. 16100406)

Location: Hunghom

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED MATHEMATICS

Assistant Professor in Applied Statistics and Financial Mathematics / Engineering and Computational Mathematics / Applied Optimization and Operations Research (three posts) (Ref. 16100406)

The appointees will be required to (a) teach and contribute to curriculum development at undergraduate/ postgraduate levels and supervise research students; (b) engage in scholarly research leading to publications in refereed journals/award of research grants; (c) engage in high-level consultancy and other scholarly activities; and (d) undertake academic/departmental administrative duties. The Department has established a Joint Research Institute with the Academy of Mathematics and System Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The appointees are expected to be actively involved in the activities of the Institute.

Applicants should have (a) a doctoral degree in Mathematics / Statistics / Financial Mathematics / Operations Research / Computational Mathematics / Applied Mathematics or a closely related field; (b) an established track record in research and scholarship, including refereed publications and external grant applications; (c) expertise in applied statistics, operation research and mathematics; and (d) a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.]

Please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/ama for more information about the Department.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application
Please submit application form via email to [email redacted, apply via Jobable]; by fax at 2764 3374; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address. If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.