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CUHK Vice-Chancellor Early Career Professorships
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Date Posted Jun. 28, 2021
Title CUHK Vice-Chancellor Early Career Professorships
University The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Department Vice-Chancellor Early Career Professorship Scheme
Application Deadline Sep. 30, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Sciences - General
    Biomedical Sciences
    Computer/Information Sciences
    Environmental Sciences/Ecology/Forestry

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

CUHK Vice-Chancellor Early Career Professorships

Closing Date: 30 September 2021

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university ranked among the best and the most international in the world.

We invite outstanding young talents from around the world to join us as Assistant Professor or Associate Professor under the University’s new flagship Vice-Chancellor Early Career Professorship Scheme.

Applicants should:

(i) be an early career academic or researcher, including clinician-scientists, with a PhD or equivalent degree from a reputable institution;
(ii) demonstrate strong potential for independent and innovative research; and
(iii) have some relevant teaching experience.

Candidates interested in the following four interdisciplinary research areas are especially encouraged to apply, although applications in other research fields are also welcome.

  • China: Tradition and Modernity
  • Information and Automation Technology
  • Innovative Biomedicine
  • Environment and Sustainability

The new CUHK Strategic Plan 2021-2025, "CUHK 2025: Excellence with Purpose and Responsibility", may now be viewed at

Successful candidates will be offered:

  • Named tenure-track appointment as "Vice-Chancellor Assistant Professor" or "Vice-Chancellor Associate Professor"
  • Basic salary of not less than HK$1 million per annum plus one-off start-up fund of up to HK$2 million
  • Benefits such as relocation support, housing allowance, leave, medical benefits and retirement benefits
  • Teaching load reduction for the first two years and abundant opportunities for interdisciplinary or cross-Faculty collaboration


Interested parties are welcome to visit our website at for details. Applicants should submit the application materials via the online application system including a curriculum vitae, a research plan, a teaching statement, and contact information of three referees.

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