Professor in the Department of Mathematics Hong Kong University, Department of Mathematics

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201600852

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Tenure-Track Professor (1 post)

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Department of Mathematics

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Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment as Professor in the Department of Mathematics, to commence from September 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.  The appointment will initially be made on a three-year term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

 

The Department of Mathematics provides a solid general undergraduate education in mathematics, offers supervision in graduate study for students with a strong interest in and a capacity for mathematics, and engages in teaching and research aiming at a high international standing. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/math/.

 

Candidates in all areas of Pure Mathematics will be considered, with preference given to those working in Algebra, Representation Theory and related areas.  The appointee will be expected to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, supervise research students and also actively engage in outreach and service.

 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

 

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V. containing information on educational and professional experience, a complete list of publications, a survey of past research and teaching experience, a research plan for the next few years, and a statement on teaching philosophy to scmath@hku.hk.  They should also arrange for submission, to the same e-mail address as stated above, three reference letters from senior academics.  One of these senior academics should be asked to comment on the applicant's ability in teaching, or the applicant should arrange to have an additional reference letter on his/her teaching sent to the same e-mail address as stated above.  Please indicate clearly the reference number in the subject of the e-mail.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start from December 1, 2016 and continue until June 30, 2017.  The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.


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