Research Assistant Professor (Gastrointestinal Disease)

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Friday, 3 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 31 August 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Clinical Division                                                                                   

The appointee will work in the Gut-Brain Axis research team with a research focus relating to new drug discovery and investigation of the basic mechanism and new drug discovery for diseases including inflammatory bowel diseases, functional constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. The appointee will also be responsible for supervising research assistants and writing grant proposals. In addition, he/she will take up some teaching duties in biomedical science.

Applicant should possess a PhD Degree in pharmacology, molecular biology, gut microbiology, or related discipline with three years of postdoctoral research experience. Those with good publication record, and experience in project design and grant application would be preferred. The appointee should also possess strong project leadership skills and be a good team player.

For further information, please contact the Director of Clinical Division, Prof. Bian Zhaoxiang (email: bzxiang@hkbu.edu.hk).

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two to three years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding. 

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 July 2020

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