Chair Professor
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

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 nine 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, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

  • The School of Law has three goals : becoming a world renowned centre for research and teaching of law; equipping students with global knowledge, skills and perspectives;
  • and establishing a trusted relationship with local and international legal establishments. These goals are reflected in the composition of the faculty, the curriculum and enrichment activities.

    The School has also developed special programmes for judges from Mainland China, including LLM and JSD programmes. It has recruited excellent talents at all levels in recent years and these appointments are part of a strategy to enhance the School’s research performance and represent a determined effort to increase the size of faculty by recruiting high caliber staff.

    It is the School’s goal to provide quality legal education for students and to broaden their horizons. The School offers a broad range of degree programmes : LLB, JD, LLMArbDR, LLM and PCLL.

    The School of Data Science, the first independent school in the region to focus on data science and its applications, aims to nurture data science talents, who are urgently needed in industry and society.

    With its world-class faculty and outstanding infrastructure and vision, the School aspires to become a trailblazer in data science in Hong Kong and beyond.

    Applications and nominations are invited for the above post :


  • Teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; ensure the courses to be properly geared to the needs of students;
  • exploit opportunities for joint teaching at a more integrated and higher level; and conduct interdisciplinary research in Law and Data Science.

    The appointee is also expected to take the lead in developing innovative teaching interactions and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration between the Schools.


    A PhD in relevant disciplines with ability to undertake research and teaching in Law and Data Science. Candidates for the post of Professor should have an outstanding research record with a demonstrated ability to lead a sizeable research group of mid and junior level professors, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students.

    They are expected to strengthen the current research areas in the School of Law or the School of Data Science.

    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.

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