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

Application ID:The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen-School of Data Science-FP1 [#21240]
Application Title: Faculty Openings and Call for Applications for the 2022 Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas), Natural Science Foundation of China
Application Type:Open Rank
Location:Shenzhen, Guangdong, China [map]
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline: deleted (posted 2022/02/21, listed until 2022/08/21)

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Faculty Openings and Call for Applications for the 2022 Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas), Natural Science Foundation of China

The School of Data Science (SDS) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-SZ) is now inviting extraordinarily qualified candidates to fill multiple tenured, tenure-track, or teaching-track faculty positions at all academic ranks, and also young talents to apply for the 2022 Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas), Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).

We seek applicants with outstanding academic standing in computer science. All areas of computer science will receive serious consideration with special emphasis on AI and machine learning, networking and security, systems and architecture, theory of computing, database and data mining, software engineering, programming languages, HCI and computer graphics, IoT and cloud computing. We especially encourage individuals whose interests and backgrounds are at the intersection of computer science, operations research, data science and statistics, and management science to apply. Applicants should hold or expect to obtain a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field. The ability to teach effectively, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to diverse groups of students, is required. Junior applicants must demonstrate a clear and high potential to enhance research and educational missions of SDS. Senior applicants must have a well-established record of research and teaching accomplishments and have demonstrated scientific creativity and leadership with externally funded and highly visible research programs.

Interested individuals should apply online at

The application packages should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three representative works. In addition, applicants should provide names, titles, and emails of at least three references in the system. If you have any questions, please send an email to Applications/Nominations will be considered until the posts are filled. More information is available at


About the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

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, Chinese cultural traditions and social responsibilities.

Currently, more than 8,000 students are studying at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen. Over the past seven 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 Life and Health Sciences, and the School of Data Science, the School of Medicine, the School of Music offering 22 undergraduate programmes and 25 postgraduate programmes.


The University’s global recruiting has gathered the world’s leading scholars and scientists here at CUHK-Shenzhen. By December 2021, over 440 distinguished professors have joined our faculty team, each of which has had teaching or research experiences overseas, including 5 Nobel laureates, 2 Turing Award laureates, 1 Fields Medal winner. Together with their knowledge and expertise, they bring to CUHK-Shenzhen their vision, creativity, passion and dedication for education.

The University was guided by innovation and the needs of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, has actively built an international platform for scientific and technological innovation, including 54 national engineering laboratories and Guangdong Provincial Key laboratories. It has undertaken a number of major and key projects, including 9 innovation teams, with accumulative approved research funds of more than 1.8 billion YUAN. The University focuses on artificial intelligence and robotics, data science and big data technology, communication engineering, mathematics, life science, pharmacy, clinical medicine, advanced materials, chemistry, new energy, finance, management, global research, music performance, etc


CUHK-Shenzhen encourages international experiences and seeks to nurture global awareness. As of December 2021, we have forged partnerships with over 120 renowned universities of 29 countries across the globe, offering around 200 international programmes of various types and length. Over 60% of our undergraduates have participated in overseas academic exchange programmes.


About the School of Data Science at CUHK-Shenzhen

The School of Data Science (SDS) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is established in July 2020. Located in Shenzhen, the innovation hub of China, 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 global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility", the school is organically combining industry, education and research, determining 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. Currently it has more than 50 faculty members, many of whom have experiences in working in top-tier universities in the world and have significant international impact in related fields of academia and industry

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.


About the Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas), NSFC

The 2022 Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas), NSFC, will open for applications soon. We warmly welcome top talents worldwide who are eligible for the Program to identity SDS, CUHK-Shenzhen, as your host institution.

The Outstanding Young Talents Program (Overseas) aims to attract and encourage high-achieving overseas young scholars (including non-Chinese expatriates) in natural science, engineering and technology to work in China.

Detailed information on the corresponding specifications and benefits is available at

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