Chair Professor / Professor - Global STEM Professorship Scheme (Several Posts)
Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong, HK
source : Science Careers

Hong Kong Baptist University

The Faculty of Science comprises five departments, including Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics.

The Faculty offers exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary ventures and collaboration. Our central facilities constitute the latest technologies to bring effective solutions to advance research and innovation.


Chair Professor / Professor - Global STEM Professorship Scheme (Several Posts) (PR0420 / 20-21)

The Faculty is recruiting internationally renowned innovation and technology ( I&T ) scholars at the rank of Chair Professor or Professor under the Global STEM Professorship Scheme ( the Scheme ).

Applicants should have worked at a university or research institute outside Hong Kong on a full-time basis (equivalent to full or Associate Professor) for not less than 3 years in the past 10 years.

They should also have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii) outstanding accomplishments and research potential.

The applicants should focus on the following research areas :

  • Biology : Bioresources & Agriculture; Environmental Health
  • Chemistry : Analytical Science; Chemical Biology
  • Computer Science : AI & Machine Learning; Privacy-Preserving Data Science
  • Mathematics : Statistics & Big Data Analytics; Imaging & Vision
  • Physics : Nonlinear & Complex Systems; Systems Biology & Bio-Physics; Advanced Materials
  • Suitable candidates will be nominated to the Scheme. Successful candidates will be offered with a highly competitive remuneration package partially supported by the Government, and may be provided with subsidy for their research teams and for setting up laboratories.

    Details of the Scheme would be announced in mid-June 2021.

    Enquiries about the various posts should be sent to the relevant departments :

  • Department of Biology (email : biol
  • Department of Chemistry (email : chem
  • Department of Computer Science (email : comp
  • Department of Mathematics (email : math
  • Department of Physics (email : phys
  • Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Application Procedure :

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

    Review of applications is on-going until the positions are filled.


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