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Please prepare a full curriculum vitae and the completed Application Form (download) together with copies of qualification documents, a publication list and/or selected abstracts, recent teaching-related information such as teaching evaluations. For applying an academic position, please upload your materials through the online application system:; for applying an teaching support position, at least three reference letters should be sent by individual referees directly to with the email subject “Reference – Job title – Full name of applicant”.

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Tenured/tenure-track Faculty Positions at iDDA


The Institute for Data and Decision Analytics (iDDA) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, was established in March 2018 as a "tenure-home" academic unit of the university, aiming at becoming a world-class research and educational center. Now iDDA is inviting extraordinarily qualified candidates to fill multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at all academic ranks.


We seek applicants with outstanding methodological foundations in one or more of the following areas: Operations Research, Statistics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Management Science, and other closely related areas. We especially encourage individuals whose interests and backgrounds are at the intersection of multiple areas to apply. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in a relevant field and have a demonstrated interest in real-world applications. The ability to teach effectively, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels to diverse groups of students, is required of all applicants. Junior applicants must demonstrate a clear and high potential to enhance research and educational missions of iDDA. 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.


The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK(SZ)) combines the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong with those of top research universities overseas. CUHK(SZ) offers competitive faculty packages at a level comparable to those from leading universities around the world. In addition, Shenzhen, a vibrant city located next to Hong Kong and Macau, offers various financial packages for qualified candidates. Held as a core value, iDDA is deeply committed to helping its faculty succeed; in particular, it will strive to create a nurturing environment for the growth of its junior faculty members.


Interested individuals should apply online at . The application packages should include a cover letter a curriculum vitae, a research statement and a teaching statement. In addition, applicants should provide names, titles, and emails of three references in the system. If you have any questions, please send an email to  


Applications will be considered until December 31, 2019. 


More information about iDDA can be found at its website