Research Assistant Professor - Bioresource and Agriculture (IBA)

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (HK)
Jan 20, 2021
End of advertisement period
Feb 20, 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Institute of Bioresource and Agriculture (IBA) 

The Institute was newly established under the Faculty of Science. It serves as a knowledge hub that engages in bioresource conservation and sustainable agriculture, promotes and offers professional and public education in sustainable consumption, bioresource and organic agriculture. The Institute is seeking young and talented researchers to apply for the following position:

Research Assistant Professor (PR0281/19-20)

The appointee is expected to conduct independent scholarly research, supervise research assistants, submit grant proposals, and engage in some teaching duties. He/She is also expected to assist in the establishment of the Institute.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Precision Farming, Biofertilizer and Composting, Anaerobic Digestion, Soil Rhizospheric Bacteria or related disciplines, with over three years of relevant post-doctoral experience.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in September 2020 need not re-apply.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of 3 years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk).  They should request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those not invited for interview four months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples and scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University‚Äôs Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.  

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer. 

Closing date:  20 February 2021 (or until the position is filled)  

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