THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor in Biology / Chemistry

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 26 August 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED BIOLOGY AND CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY

Research Assistant Professor in Biology (Drug Development) / Biology (Immunology and Cell Therapy) / Chemistry (Synthetic Chemistry) (several posts) (Ref. 20071503)

The Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology is a multi-disciplinary department in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with diversified specialties in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition and food science.  The Department’s research focus is in the interdisciplinary areas of chemistry, biology, nutrition and food science.  There are about 49 faculty members in the Department.  Please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/abct for more information about the Department.

Duties

The appointees will be required to:

(a)    conduct research as the main duty and actively pursue external research grants, such as General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator; 
(b)    provide quality teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level; 
(c)    contribute to departmental service; and
(d)    perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates. 

Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a)    have a doctoral degree in related disciplines;
(b)    have demonstrated promise of a high level of creative ability in research and teaching in some subdivisions of his/her field;
(c)    be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills; and
(d)    be highly proficient in written and spoken English.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Appointments will only be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application

Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Consideration of applications will commence on 22 July 2020 until the positions are filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.  

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