THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Friday, 19 November 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 5 December 2021
Ref
508960
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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.: 508960), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Plant Molecular Biology, with several years of postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record.  A strong sense of responsibility, excellent organizational skills and an ability to work independently are essential. The appointee will carry out research in plant molecular biology funded by AoE, SKL-ITF and GRF projects on acyl-CoA-binding proteins. He/She is also expected to mentor research students in the Chye Lab.

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, totaling 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.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 5, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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