Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare) (PR0707/22-23)

Hong Kong Baptist University

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The Department presently offers BSc, MSc, MPhil, and PhD programmes, and is now seeking exceptional candidates for the following tenure-track faculty position.

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare) (PR0707/22-23)

The appointee will be expected to conduct high-impact research, teach and supervise students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute to professional and institutional services. In addition, the appointee will collaborate with colleagues to pursue new strategic research initiatives under the Department/Faculty/University.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or a related field, and have demonstrated abilities to conduct high-quality research in areas including but not limited to:
• Machine learning for clinical decision making;
• Natural language processing for electronic health records;
• Computer vision for medical image analysis;
• Explainable AI for healthcare applications; and
• Data privacy and security in healthcare.

Applicants should also show strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in computer science and/or information systems, possess track record of innovative research and high-impact publications, and be able to bid for and pursue externally-funded research programmes.

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of three years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

For enquiries, please contact Professor Jianliang Xu, Head of Department (email: More information about the Department can be found at

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works. They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (Email: direct. Those who are not invited for interview 4 months after the submission of application may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Review of applications is ongoing until the positions are filled.

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