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Subject: job opportunity
From:    at <hornerCS.UST.HK>
Date:    Fri, 19 Nov 1993 11:57:29 +0800

A faculty position for a researcher with expertise in computer music is potentially among 10 positions being added in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Department of Computer Science. The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in CS or Electrical Engineering, but candidates with a Masters in CS or EE with a doctorate in Music Technology will also be considered (the person should be able to teach classes like computer fundamentals, introductory programming, programming languages, and operating systems to help the CS department with its core classes). The general call for applicants is included below. Of course research in computer music is the main criteria, and all areas of computer music research will be considered. While applications should go directly to the department head, specific computer music enquiries can be made to: Andrew Horner Department of Computer Science Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Clear Water Bay, Kowloon Hong Kong phone: (852) 358-6998 fax: (852) 358-1477 email: horner(at) home phone: (852) 335-0558 NeXTmail welcome The growing computer music lab shares 2 NeXT and 8 SGI computers (with standard recording and MIDI equipment) with the graphics research group in the GAME (Graphics and Music Experiment) Room. --------------------------------------------------------------- THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Department of Computer Science The Department of Computer Science will have at least 10 faculty positions open AT ALL LEVELS for the 1994-95 academic year. Applications for senior-level positions are particularly solicited. The department began its first classes in October, 1991. It currently has 35 faculty members recruited from major universities and research institutions around the world and 400 undergraduate and 70 postgraduate students. We have active research groups in the areas of artificial intelligence, computer engineering, data and knowledge base management, software technology, graphics, computer music, and theoretical computer science. We are looking for new faculty with research interests in these areas as well as in the areas of Chinese (or multi-lingual) computing, natural language processing, neural networks, and robotics. Research funding is available through government agencies and industry-sponsored research institutes at the university, such as the Hong Kong Telecom Institute of Information Technology and the Sino Software Research Centre. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is a publicly-funded research university. It has Schools of Science, Engineering, Business & Management, and Humanities and Social Science. It is located on a new, well-equipped coastal campus overlooking the spectacular Clear Water Bay. Students admitted to the department rank among the top 10% of Hong Kong's secondary school graduates. The medium of instruction is English. Salary and benefits are competitive. Initial appointments will normally be on a three-year contract which is renewable subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity of an amount equal to 25% of the total basic salary received will be payable upon contract completion. Shorter-term visiting positions are also available for senior applicants. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. and high potential in teaching and research. Senior applicants must have exceptional research records. Applications/nominations should be sent with a curriculum vitae together with names of at least three references to: Prof. Vincent Y. Shen, Head Department of Computer Science The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Clear Water Bay, Kowloon HONG KONG Fax No. : (852) 358-2679 E-mail : shen(at) Applications will be evaluated immediately upon receipt. Maximum consideration will be given to applications received by December 31, 1993. ---------------------------------------------------------------

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