Research Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Jul 15, 2021
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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: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 504632), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biological/Biomedical Sciences or a related discipline.  They should also have experience in cell/organoid culture, cellular/molecular biology, bioinformatics, flow cytometry, animal studies, and cancer biology or cancer immunology related research work.  Applicants should be organized and self-motivated, have the ability to multi-task with attention to detail, and be able to work independently as well as manage a small team. The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr. Stephanie Ma on research projects relating to hepatocellular carcinoma and cancer stem cells. He/She is also expected to write grants and secure funding.  For further information, please contact Dr. Ma at Details of Dr. Ma’s research can also be found at

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, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from July 28, 2021 and continue until August 15, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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