The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, School of Data Science

Position ID:The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen-School of Data Science-YQ [#24250]
Position Title: 【YQ (Overseas)】Welcome Top Talents Worldwide Who are Eligible for the Scheme to Join CUHK-Shenzhen
Position Type:Open Rank
Position Location:Shenzhen, Guangdong, China [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Statistics / Statistics
Computer Science / All areas
Operations Research / Operations Research
Appl Deadline:2023/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/02/01, finished 2023/09/16, listed until 2023/04/21)
Position Description:    

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen) was founded in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval by the Ministry of Education. It strives to explore a new path of higher education featured by strong connections to both China and the world. The University is committed to providing top-quality higher education that features an integration of the East and the West and fostering an enriching research environment. It is CUHK-Shenzhen’s mission to cultivate innovative talents with a global perspective, traditional Chinese values and a strong sense of social responsibility.

Currently, more than 9,000 students are studying at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. Over the past eight years, the University has established seven schools, namely the School of Management and Economics, the School of Science and Engineering, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of Data Science, the School of Medicine, the School of Music, and the Graduate School, offering 26 undergraduate programmes and 35 postgraduate programmes.

The University has attracted many of the world’s leading scholars and scientists through global recruitment. By January 2023, over 520 distinguished professors have joined our faculty team, each of whom comes with rich overseas teaching and research experience, including 5 Nobel laureates, 2 Turing Award laureates, and 1 Fields Medal winner. In addition to their knowledge and expertise, these scholars bring to CUHK-Shenzhen their vision, creativity, passion and dedication for high-quality education.

To promote innovation and contribute to the development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, the University has actively built an international platform focusing on research and applications in science and technology, including 66 national engineering laboratories and Guangdong Provincial Key laboratories. This platform has undertaken a number of major and key projects, comprising 11 innovation teams, supported by research funds of more than 2 billion yuan. The University focuses on areas covering artificial intelligence and robotics, data science and big data technology, communication engineering, mathematics, life science, pharmacy, clinical medicine, advanced materials, physics, chemistry, new energy, economics, management, global studies, applied psychology, translation studies, music performance, etc.

CUHK-Shenzhen encourages students to enhance their global awareness and broaden their international experience. As of January 2023, the University has established partnerships with 131 renowned universities from 29 countries across the globe, offering 231 international programmes. Over 60% of our students have participated in study abroad programmes.

Applications for the overseas talent scheme for 2023 will start soon. We warmly welcome top talents worldwide who are eligible for the scheme to join CUHK-Shenzhen.


1. Salary:

Competitive salary

2. Subsidy:

2.69 to 4.41 million yuan talent subsidy from the government and the University

3. Funding: 

1 to 3 million yuan from national research funds, and 1.5 to 6 million yuan from the University research start-up funds

Note: If you are hired by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen but not successfully funded by the Overseas Talent Scheme, you will still receive the same package including a competitive salary, subsidies from the government and the university (in the same range as those who are funded by the scheme), and the University research start-up funds (in the same range as those who are funded by the scheme).

4. Other Supports:

(1) Research: provision of ample office space, facilities for experimental research, research team and administrative secretary support;

(2) Housing: on-campus staff residential apartments or government housing;

(3) Other: children’s schooling (affiliated kindergarten, primary school and junior middle school), employment assistance for spouse, and provision of supplementary commercial insurance.

Position Specifications

Applicants should 

1. Be born on or after Jan. 1st, 1983; 

2. Have obtained a doctorate degree;

3. Have research directions mainly in natural sciences, engineering technology, etc.;

4. Having research or teaching experience for no less than three consecutive years outside China in a prestigious university or R&D institute before March 15, 2023, (exceptions will be made for applicants who have obtained a doctorate degree overseas with extraordinary research achievement);

5. For those who have not yet come back to China to work full-time or come back to China to work after Jan. 1st, 2022. Successful applicants are required to work full-time for 3 years at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen.

Recruitment Area

Computer Science, Operations Research, Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Statistics, Management Science, and other closely related areas

Related Links

How to apply

1. Log on to the recruitment system of the School of Data Science of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen to submit the application


2. After submitting your application, please send the CV to with the subject "YQ(Overseas)-SDS" and copy it to


March 15, 2023 (NSFC System)

We warmly welcome top talents worldwide who are eligible for programs to join the School of Data Science of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen!


About SDS, CUHK-Shenzhen

The School of Data Science (SDS) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is established in July 2020.  

The SDS focuses on first-class teaching and academic research in data science. It has established a systematic education system in data science, including theoretical aspects such as operations research, statistics, computer science, and application fields such as machine learning, operations management, and decision analytics, providing students with comprehensive and state-of-the-art training. With the aim “to nurture high-end talent with a global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility,” the school is organically combining industry, education and research, determined to become the world's leading data science innovation and research base, as well as cultivating top innovative talents with a global perspective.  

The SDS is established on a solid foundation with a strong faculty team. All faculties in the SDS have doctoral degrees from world-class universities. Many of them also have experience working in top-tier universities in the world and have a significant international impact in related fields of academia and industry. Besides, the school has held many international data sciences-related conferences and events, and has established recognition in the world.  

The establishment of the SDS represents the increasing investment of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen in the field of data science, which is also a sign of the determination of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen to stand at the forefront of the era and to cultivate the talents needed for the development of the society.

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