Assistant Professor

Hong Kong (HK)
Thursday, 25 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 9 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology Limited


Applications are invited for appointment as Assistant Professor (Ref.: AP-2021001) in the Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (the Laboratory) located at Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks (HKSTP), to commence as soon as possible, on a 2-year contract basis with the possibility of renewal. Established as a research unit in HKSTP, the Laboratory integrates chemical science and biomedical science for the development of new molecular medicines and diagnostics tools for the treatment and analysis of human diseases with a focus on cancer.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Biomedical Science or AI Powered Drug Discovery or related disciplines. He/She should have demonstrated keen interest in research with excellent publication record. Track record in securing external research grants, managing funded projects, and supervising research postgraduate students and post-doctoral fellows would definitely be an advantage. The appointee will conduct independent and collaborative research, lead research projects on drug discovery, chemical informatics, molecular modelling, quantum chemistry and/or QM/MM.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. In addition to annual leave and medical benefits, the appointment will also attract a contract-end gratuity up to 15% of basic salary.

Applicants should send their cover letter, detailed up-to-date CV, and at least 3 reference letters to the email account hr@hksccb.hk. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled.

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