Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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.

Department : Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Closing Date : November 1, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, to commence as soon as possible on a fixed-term basis for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in developmental biology, reproductive biology, medical/biological sciences or a related field.  Experience in endometrial/trophoblast organoid culture, trophoblast and vascular researches, flow cytometry and decidual immune cells will be an advantage. Applicants should be sensible and committed; have self-initiatives with a strong sense of responsibility; and be able to work independently and in a team.  The appointee will work with a team to conduct patho-physiological and bio-molecular research on early pregnancy and reproductive medicine.  Travelling to the University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen is required.

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.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V to the Department at  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at  Further particulars can be obtained at  Closes November 1, 2018.

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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