Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Aug 01, 2020
End of advertisement period
Dec 31, 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 501784), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a pharmacy qualification registrable with the local Pharmacy and Poisons Board or an equivalent international regulator, and a Ph.D. degree in pharmacy, pharmacoepidemiology, clinical trials, pharmaceutical sciences, health sciences, pharmacology or molecular biology.  They should have a good track record of scholarship in a focused area proven by impactful publications, extramural grant success, research postgraduate supervision, cross-disciplinary collaborative ties, partnership with external bodies including non-profit organizations and the pharmaceutical industry, and other evidence of international recognition.  Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing curricula to prepare students adequately for the challenges in all aspects of the pharmacy field is essential. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor. 

The appointee will leverage his/her own research experience and network in the creation of new initiatives for international impact and profile, conduct teaching in a variety of environments, enhance the quality of teaching and student learning experience, supervise postgraduate students and junior researchers, and take up administrative duties commensurate with the role.  For Assistant Professor, there will be opportunities for academic growth, career development and mentorship, along with protected time for educational and research activities, depending on the appointee’s interests and accomplishments.  Information about the Department can be obtained at  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be directed to

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 appointments will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload (i) an executive summary outlining the field of research and highlights of major contributions to teaching and learning, research and scholarship, administration, and knowledge exchange; and (ii) an up-to-date C.V. with a publication list highlighting the best four publications in the recent six years. Review of applications will start on August 14, 2020 and continue until December 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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