Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and State Key Laboratory of Liver Research

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
05 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 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 Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor (2 posts) in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 499235), 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 science, bioinformatics, genetics, cancer molecular biology or other relevant disciplines, with at least 3 years’ postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record.  Preference will be given to those with solid experience in cancer research, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and computational biology.  Hands-on experience in grant application will be an advantage.  The abilities to work independently as well as collaboratively, and to contribute intellectually to research development are prerequisites for the position.  The appointees will work under the supervision of Professor Irene Ng to investigate the molecular and cellular mechanisms of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).  Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Professor Irene Ng 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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on December 19, 2019 and continue until December 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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