THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

HKU Professoriate Scholar (Medicine)

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HKU Professoriate Recruitment (Medicine)
Ref.: 502566
Work type: Full-time
Department: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is pleased to invite outstanding scholars to contribute to our thriving research agenda as well as to Hong Kong’s leading position in the region and beyond.

We will recruit 100 outstanding academics in emerging fields with potential for scientific and scholarly breakthroughs—above and beyond our existing recruitment programme—to join HKU as assistant, associate, or full professors, on tenure-track or with direct tenure.

This is an open-discipline call.  Strategic recruitment areas in the Faculty of Medicine include structural, synthetic and computational biology for biomedicine; stem cell and regenerative medicine; cancer biology and therapeutics; emerging infectious diseases; global health and development; and major new population health threats (e.g. antimicrobial resistance; obesity; health consequences of COVID-19).  

As a high-performing university with internationally recognised strong global connections, HKU offers a stimulating and supportive intellectual environment as well as a highly competitive remuneration and benefits package.  Locally and in the region, there are many research collaboration and funding opportunities.

For more information, visit (https://www.prof-scholars.hku.hk/).  Applicants are encouraged to apply by Jan 31, 2021 to ensure earlier consideration, but the search will continue until positions are filled.  To apply online, please complete applications with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, 2 or 3 most significant research publications, and contact information for at least three references.  We will start reviewing applications in late November, 2020 and invite outstanding candidates for interviews thereafter.

Advertised: Nov 6, 2020 (HK Time) 
Applications close:  

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