Assistant Professor

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (HK)
09 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Department of Biology

The Department offers two BSc (Hons) programmes in Applied Biology, and in Bioresource and Agricultural Science; and MPhil and PhD degrees in Biological Science, Environmental Science and Agricultural Science. Strong emphasis is placed on both quality education and scholarly research. 

Assistant Professor (PR0084/20-21)

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Immunology, Cell Biology, or health-related area, with postdoctoral training and an excellent track record of outstanding research publications and strong externally-funded research projects. They should have the ability to work independently. Those with experience in international collaboration are highly desirable.

Candidates should be independent, energetic, and ambitious scientists; have demonstrated experience in high impact research and an excellent track record in publication; and committed to excellence in both research and teaching.

Colleagues recruited will have access to over HK$1M of seed money and appropriate research facilities/support, as well as a generous array of competitive research funding from internal and external sources.

The opening is on tenure-track with initial appointment on three-year fixed-term contract. Re-appointments thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement. Tenured appointments are expected to be attained within six years. 

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 submission 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‚Äôs Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.  

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

Closing date: 8 November 2020 

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