THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Wednesday, 11 September 2019
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Ref
498583
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pathology (21200)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (SKLLR) (Ref.: 498583), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant field.  They are expected to have distinguished academic credentials, and internationally acclaimed research and scholarly achievements in one of the following areas: a) genomic biology of liver or liver cancer; b) molecular control of stem cells and cell fate of liver; and c) immunity/ immunology of liver cancer.  Preference will be given to those who have proven experience in fostering interdisciplinary research, as well as supervising and mentoring early-career researchers and research students.

The appointee will report to the Director of SKLLR. The key responsibilities include developing independent research programs; fostering academic collaboration within and outside SKLLR/University; assisting SKLLR in achieving the highest standard in liver research; and pursuing new strategic directions for further development of SKLLR.  For more information, please contact Professor Irene Ng at iolng@hku.hk or Ms. Elsie Wu at elsiew@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on September 24, 2019 and continue until February 29, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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