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Looking to conduct cutting-edge research using social big data? 

CBSA is a great place to work, learn and grow, providing a supportive and rewarding environment for researchers to achieve their personal and professional goals. 

We are led by Professor Kai-Lung Hui and have an interdisciplinary team of faculty, researchers, and staff from a wide variety of backgrounds, including statisticians, economists, social science researchers, accountants, computer scientists, data scientists, communications professionals, and web developers. The Center draws on diverse expertise to study pressing business and social issues using a wide range of data sources including social media, user-generated content, and more. We welcome academic scholars and industry practitioners to collaborate with us on addressing emerging issues for the long-term betterment of Hong Kong and beyond.


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The Center offers exciting and challenging employment opportunities such as research assistantships for recent graduates and postdoctoral fellowships for promising young researchers interested in exploring new research questions or applying their knowledge to real-world problems. 

All open positions are posted on the HKUST careers site. If you're looking for job openings, you may narrow down your search and browse by posting type: Academic/Teaching/Teaching Support, Non-Academic, and Research. If you're considering multiple opportunities, it's best to submit a separate application and cover letter for each position.


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