Research Assistant Professor in Biophysical Analytical Chemistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
17 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2019
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
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 Chemistry (25200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in Biophysical Analytical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 497162), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or equivalent, and be fluent in written and spoken English.  They should be familiar with analytical optics/spectroscopy, and highly experienced in computer programming for AI algorithm.  They should also have a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, the ability to work independently and be self-motivated.  The appointee will work with Professor Chi-Ming Che to develop algorithm for high-throughput spectral data processing and to build deep learning (AI) algorithm for high volume spectral analyses. The appointee will also work closely with synthetic and spectroscopic chemists.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Vanessa Lo 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 University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. 

Closes July 26, 2019.

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