Chair Professor / Professor

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
18 May 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time


Department of Chemistry

The Department places a strong emphasis on both quality education and scholarly research/services, and has reached a significant milestone where its educational programmes are not only innovative but also accessible, and its major areas of research strengths are well recognised and supported.

The Department offers BSc (Hons) in Chemistry, BSc (Hons) in Analytical and Testing Sciences, MSc in Analytical Chemistry, MPhil (by research), and PhD degrees. It presently has approximately 190 undergraduate students, 60 taught postgraduate students and 50 research students and project staff.

Chair Professor / Professor (PR0237/19-20) 

The appointee should possess a PhD in Chemistry or relevant disciplines, with chemical biology, biomaterial or bio-analytics background. Proven track record of collaborative research and strong commitment in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels are required. Preference will be given to those with world-class research experience in the above areas, appealing external grant record and outstanding publications.

The appointment is offered on a tenure track. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Rank and 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. Applicants 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 not invited for interview four months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples and 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 posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 January 2020 (or until the position is filled)

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