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Postdoctoral Research Fellow (PR0029/18-19)


The university research cluster on Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in X is developing cutting-edge technologies on AI towards interdisciplinary research. The university's AI cluster is now seeking outstanding applicants for the posts of Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Research Assistant to work on a collaborative project between the Department of Computer Science and School of Chinese Medicine. The aim of the project is to develop computational methods to explicitly model the multi-level regulatory network evolution in inflammation-induced cancer by analysing multiple, heterogeneous ‘omics' data.

The primary responsibilities for the candidates are to develop novel algorithms to model and analyse evolving multi-level regulatory network. The candidates are expected to have a PhD degree in computer science, electronic engineering, bioinformatics or a related field and sufficiently demonstrate abilities to conduct high-quality research in one of the following areas: (i) probabilistic graphical model; (ii) evolving network/graph analytics and mining; (iii) biomedical data mining. Proficiency in data mining and machine learning techniques and programming (e.g., Python, R, or MATLAB) is essential. Experience with ‘omics' data analysis is a plus. Applicants should demonstrate great oral and written communication skills and the ability to effectively work in a multidisciplinary research team.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed term contract of up to two years, starting in the Fall of 2018. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

For enquiry, please contact Dr. William Cheung (email: ). More information about the AI cluster can be found at

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. 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 then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 August 2018 or until the position is filled

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