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1. Positions

CUHK Vice-Chancellor Early Career Professorships - (210001AS)

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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:

  1. be an early career academic or researcher, including clinician-scientists, with a PhD or equivalent degree from a reputable institution;
  2. demonstrate strong potential for independent and innovative research; and
  3. 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.

  1. China: Tradition and Modernity
  2. Information and Automation Technology
  3. Innovative Biomedicine
  4. 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:

  1. Named tenure-track appointment as “Vice-Chancellor Assistant Professor” or “Vice-Chancellor Associate Professor”
  2. Basic salary of not less than HK$1 million per annum plus one-off start-up fund of up to HK$2 million
  3. Benefits such as relocation support, housing allowance, leave, medical benefits and retirement benefits
  4. 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 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.

2. Positions

Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is actively searching top international researchers in various fields for its strategic visions and goals, BME is one of the multidisciplinary fields to focus on. Our department has new faculty positions from the University to support the development of the Department. We are seeking candidates to fill several faculty posts at full professor/ associate professor/ assistant professor levels with prospect for substantiation in BME in different partnering departments.

Building upon a strong record in multidisciplinary BME research, the Faculty of Engineering in close collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine is offering BME programmes at levels from Bachelor of Engineering to Doctor of Philosophy. The BEng and MPhil/PhD programmes are hosted in our department with academic contributions from different disciplines. Our department is looking for excellent candidates with various engineering underpinnings in the areas of (i) biomaterials and regenerative medicine; (ii) biomolecular engineering & nanomedicine; and (iii) medical instrumentation & biosensing.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop a significant independent research programme with external funding, supervise postgraduate students, and teach both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Depending on the specific disciplines of the appointees, appointments can be hosted in different academic units. If deemed appropriate, joint appointments across relevant departments can also be considered.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing as soon as possible, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. The exact start date can be worked out with the successful applicants.


Interested parties may seek more information from Miss Heidi Chan at or Professor Raymond Tong (Chairman of BME Department) at .


Please visit CUHK Personnel website for more information about the job vacancy.

3. Positions

Research Assistant Professor(s)

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is actively recruiting top international researchers to accelerate its strategic initiatives. Biomedical Engineering (BME) has been identified as one of the multidisciplinary fields to focus on. Building upon a strong record in research and teaching, the Department of Biomedical Engineering, in close collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and with academic contributions from other engineering departments, offers BME programmes at all levels including BEng, MSc and MPhil/PhD.

The Department is looking for outstanding candidates in the areas of
1. Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine;
2. Biomolecular Engineering & Nanomedicine;
3. Medical Instrumentation & Biosensors; and
4. Biomedical Imaging and Informatics.

Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree preferably with post-doctoral training in relevant area(s); (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii) potential to conduct innovative work.

Successful candidate(s) will be expected to (i) participate and/or develop in significant independent and/or joint research programme(s); (ii) apply for external research funding; (iii) supervise postgraduate students and research staff; (iv) teach courses at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels; and (v) provide service at departmental, faculty and/or university levels.

Appointment(s) will initially be made on a contract basis for up to three years, renewable subject to performance, funding availability and mutual agreement.


More information can be obtained from Miss Heidi Chan at or Professor Raymond Tong (Chairman of BME Department) at .


Please visit CUHK Personnel website for more information about the job vacancy.