Research Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Oncology
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 Clinical Oncology (21600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Oncology (Ref.: 499541), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in disciplines related to Science, Biology or Chemistry with a proven publication record, and demonstrate strong research interest in virus-associated oncology. They should demonstrate a strong commitment to research; have excellent communication, interpersonal and management skills; and be able to work independently. Since research will be the major focus, the appointee must be active in research innovations. He/She is expected to perform laboratory and translational research on virus-associated oncology.
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 with specific comments on their competence. Review of applications will start from February 5, 2020 and continue until February 19, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.