THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
06 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2018
Ref
201801423
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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.

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, 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 Ph.D. degree in pharmaceutical science, with a strong track record of high quality research in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, drug delivery and other relevant disciplines. Preference will be given to those with research interests complementary to the departmental research strategy, which focuses on the development of drug delivery systems for pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals, nanomaterials for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes, drug transport across biological barriers, and pharmacokinetics. Registration with Hong Kong Pharmacist and teaching experience are desirable. Applicants should also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, and the ability to contribute to the curriculum development in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including medicine, pharmacy, biomedical science, nursing and/or Chinese medicine. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.pharma.hku.hk/.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment 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.

Applicants should send a completed application form, a full C.V., at least 3 reference letters with specific comments on the applicants' academic competence, and an indication of research orientation to the Department at pharmappoint@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start on November 1, 2018 and continue until December 31, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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