[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Faculty Positions at all ranks in Robotics at CUHK

D Navarro-Alarcon davidnavarroalarcon at gmail.com
Wed May 24 19:27:56 PDT 2017

Closing Date: Committee review has started and the positions are open until
all the posts are filled

The Faculty of Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is
looking for excellent candidates to fill several positions at assistant
professor, associate professors and professors levels with prospect for
substantiation in Robotics in different partnering departments within the
Faculty of Engineering.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong has set up the CUHK T Stone Robotics
Institute, as one of the new initiatives, which focuses its primary
research on medical and service robotics through collaboration among
experts in engineering, medicine and social science. The Institute plans to
build collective strength in the robotics areas by recruiting excellent
scholars, in particular with the following expertise:

1: Surgical robots,

2: Rehabilitation and assistive robots,

3: Medical sensors and robot actuators,

4: Human-robot interactions and perception, and

5: Machine/robot intelligence.

Excellent candidates in other areas in Robotics will be considered as well.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD degree; and (ii) a proven track record or
demonstrating potential for teaching and research excellence.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for one to three years
initially commencing September 2017, which, subject to mutual agreement,
may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Outstanding
candidates with substantial experience for Professor rank may be considered
for substantive appointment forthwith.

*Salary and Fringe Benefits*

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and
experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package,
including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for appointments of
two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointees. (Starting
annual salary for Assistant Professor is above US$100k, plus housing
allowance of US$25k per year; low salary tax rate: <15%).

Applicants please apply via the link at


with uploading the full CV, copies of academic credentials, publication
list with abstracts of selected published papers, details of courses taught
and evaluation results (if available), a research plan, a teaching
statement, together with names, addresses and fax numbers/e-mail addresses
of three to five referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given
for their providing references (unless otherwise specified).

For more information, please contact Prof. Yunhui Liu, the Director of the
CUHK T Stone Robotics Institute via yhliu at mae.cuhk.edu.hk.

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