Research Assistant Professor - Faculty of Science

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
30 Jan 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


The Faculty comprises five academic departments including Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics. We advocate cross-disciplinary approaches, with research activities focusing on the Faculty Niche Research Area of “Environmental and Health”, and the University Research Clusters in “Health and Drug Discovery” (http://health-dd.hkbu.edu.hk/) and “Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence in X” (http://hkbu.ai/). Exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary ventures and collaboration will be offered. Our central facilities constitute the latest technologies to bring effective solutions to advance research and innovation. 

Research Assistant Professors (Several Posts) (PR0168/19-20)

The Faculty now invites applications for the posts of Research Assistant Professors for Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics.

Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; and (iii) outstanding accomplishments and research potential.

Enquiries about the various posts should be sent to the relevant departments:

Department of Biology (email: biol@hkbu.edu.hk)

Department of Chemistry (email: chem@hkbu.edu.hk)

Department of Computer Science (email: comp@hkbu.edu.hk)

Department of Mathematics (email: math@hkbu.edu.hk)

Department of Physics (email: phys@hkbu.edu.hk)

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing as soon as possible. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works. They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those who are not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 15 November 2019 (or until the positions are filled)

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