Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
19 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 500405), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract, subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess: (i) a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a related discipline; (ii) evidence of international recognition and a strong record of scholarship; (iii) demonstrated ability to work across disciplines towards new research initiatives; (iv) a strong commitment to engage students in inquiry-based learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and (v) a strong track record of high-quality research as indicated by publication record and external grants.  The appointee will teach biomedical sciences subjects relevant to human anatomy across a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including medical/biomedical sciences, pharmacy, nursing and Chinese medicine.  He/She will also establish an innovative and well-funded research group that is open to interdisciplinary collaboration, and to develop pedagogical research in the relevant disciplines. In the course of career development, the appointee is expected to make contributions to the School’s strategic development in academic and research collaborations locally, regionally and internationally.

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.  Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from July 2, 2020 and continue until August 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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