Research Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Tuesday, 24 March 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 10 April 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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: School of Biological Sciences (26000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 499828), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in evolutionary biology or a related field.  Those with postdoctoral experience are desirable.  Fluency in written and spoken English, good organizational skills, the ability to work independently, a strong sense of responsibility and self-motivation are essential.  They should also be experienced in bioinformatics, population genetics, and applying spatial analysis to population dynamics.  The appointee will be expected to develop an independent research program addressing fundamental questions in population and/or evolutionary biology.   Enquiries about the post should be sent to the Faculty of Science at

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 arrange for 3 independent reference letters to be sent to

Closes April 10, 2020.

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