THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

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Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Nov 2019
Ref
498900
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine (20600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine (Ref.: ­­­­498900), to commence as soon as possible, on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Research or a related discipline. They should demonstrate an excellent track record in cancer biology. Those with experience in leukaemia research would have an advantage. Applicants should also be organized, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team.  The appointee will work in a well-established group, and is expected to perform high-impact research related to the pathogenesis of leukaemia and drug development. He/She will use various approaches to explore novel therapeutic targets with translational implications for acute myeloid leukaemia.

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 from November 1, 2019 and continue until November 15, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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