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[Met-jobs] Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantitative Analysis in Environmental Sciences, The University of Hong Kong

From "Jed O. Kaplan" <>
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Date Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:01:00 +0000

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-track Associate 
Professor/Assistant Professor in Quantitative Analysis in Environmental 
Sciences in the Faculty of Science (Ref.: 495673), to commence as soon as 
possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and 
consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term 
contract. Direct tenure may be offered to outstanding candidates for Associate 
Professor position. The appointee will be hosted in the Department of 
Statistics and Actuarial Science and co-hosted in the School of Biological 
Sciences or the Department of Earth Sciences.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Computer 
Science, Atmospheric/Earth/Environmental Sciences, or related disciplines. They 
should be able to demonstrate excellence in research in the development and 
application of quantitative statistical techniques for analysing big data in 
the environmental sciences. Research foci could include detection and 
attribution of climate change, earth observation, environmental monitoring, 
ecological statistics, and paleoenvironmental reconstruction, among others. We 
particularly welcome applicants with expertise in time series analysis, spatial 
statistics, predictive modelling, biometry, artificial intelligence, and the 
application of cloud computing. The appointee will collaborate with researchers 
in the Faculty of Science, which includes biologists, earth scientists, climate 
scientists and marine scientists. Hong Kong currently offers a range of 
attractive funding opportunities to support innovative research.

For full details and online application form, see: 

Review of applications will commence on March 1, 2020.

For informal queries on academic and/or private life in Hong Kong, feel free to 
contact me by email.


Prof. Jed O. Kaplan
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road
Hong Kong

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