Zhejiang University is a top research-orientated university located in Hangzhou, which is one of the most beautiful cities in China. The university has strong ties with Hangzhou’s dynamic and fast-growing community of high-tech and internet companies. With generous funding from Zhejiang University, The Center for Data Science was established in May 2017, which is aimed to embark on seminal research in the analysis of complex data, including statistical theory and applications, machine learning, and algorithm design, to train advanced professionals in data science, and to serve the government, society and industry in all aspects.
The Center invites applications for Assistant/Associate/Full Professor faculty positions. Applicants with doctoral degrees in statistics, computer science, and other areas related to the analysis of big data and its applications are encouraged to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities
Candidates are expected to conduct independent and innovative research, cooperate in scientific research projects, and to teach courses at all levels.
Candidates should demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and research, and are expected to publish papers in top journals. Preferences will be given to those with teaching and research experience in statistical theory and methodology, data mining, big data analytics, econometrics, and machine learning.
Salary Package (including basic salary, relocation fund, and other benefits) will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. In addition, the Center supports high-quality research with generous research grants.
Housing is provided according to university policy.
Applicants are required to email the following application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Application for faculty positions to the Center for Data Science”:
3 representative research papers (full text)
Evidence of teaching performance (if available).
Please also arrange 3 reference letters to be sent to email@example.com.
About Zhejiang University, Center for Data Science
The Center for Data Science, Zhejiang University was established on May 18th, 2017. The Center is a university-level, cross-disciplinary platform which is based on statistics, applied mathematics, computer science and management. The Center is aimed to embark on seminal research in the analysis of complex data, including statistical theory and applications, machine learning, and algorithm design, to train advanced professionals in data science, and to serve the government, society and industry in all aspects.