Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
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 Medicine (20600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine (Ref.: 498900), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Research or a related discipline. They should demonstrate an excellent track record in cancer biology. Those with experience in leukaemia research would have an advantage. Applicants should also be organized, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team. The appointee will work in a well-established group, and is expected to perform high-impact research related to the pathogenesis of leukaemia and drug development. He/She will use various approaches to explore novel therapeutic targets with translational implications for acute myeloid leukaemia.
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.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and at least 2 reference letters. Review of applications will start from November 1, 2019 and continue until November 15, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.