Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Anaesthesiology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
15 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2019
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 Anaesthesiology (20100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Anaesthesiology (Ref.: 493860), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a related discipline, with proven capacity in research, and a track record of high-quality impactful research as indicated by publication record and external grants. They should also be familiar with biostatistics. The appointee will carry out population-based studies in pain medicine and will be expected to establish an innovative and well-funded research group that is open to interdisciplinary collaboration. He/She will need to demonstrate not only outstanding research achievement with evidence of international recognition, but also assist the Department in its strategic developments in academic and research collaborations locally, regionally and internationally.   Information about the Department regarding its organization, research clusters, involvements in postgraduate research training and undergraduate teaching can be obtained at  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Ms. Betty Chan 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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., and at least 2 reference letters. Review of applications will start on February 8, 2019 and continue until April 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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