Research Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Hong Kong
Friday, 13 August 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 15 October 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Chemistry

Research Assistant Professor

(Ref: 210001NU) (Closing date: October 15, 2021)

Applicants should have (i) a Ph.D. degree in chemistry; (ii) a strong publication record; and (iii) expertise in organometallic or main group chemistry or synthetic methodology development. The appointee will work closely with Professor Zuowei Xie’s research group (

The appointee is expected to (a) seek external grants; (b) co-supervise graduate students; (c) develop research program; and (d) assist in laboratory management.

Appointment will initially be made on contract basis for three years commencing January 2022, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement. Opportunities are available in Hong Kong for annual application of research funding on a competitive basis.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a 15% contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer. Annual salary ranges from HK$639,240 to HK$896,940 (US$1 = HK$7.8). The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an online application and attach a full resume, a brief research statement (max. 4 pages), copies of academic credentials, together with names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for their providing evaluation letters.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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