THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant Professor in Energy Science / Molecular Biology / Traditional Chinese Medicine

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
20 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
31 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY 

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED BIOLOGY AND CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY

The Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology is a multi-disciplinary department in PolyU with diversified specialties in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, biochemistry, nutrition and food science.  The Department’s research focus is in the interdisciplinary areas of chemistry, biology, nutrition and food science.  There are about 52 faculty members in the Department.  Please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/abct for more information about the Department. 

Research Assistant Professor in Energy Science / Molecular Biology / Traditional Chinese Medicine (several posts) (Ref. 20112019) 

The appointees will be required to (a) conduct research as the main duty and actively pursue external research grants, such as General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator; (b) provide quality teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level; and (c) contribute to departmental service.  

For the posts in the discipline of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the appointees will also be required to establish their research laboratories in the Shenzhen Research Base of the University. 

Applicants should (a) have a doctoral degree in related disciplines; (b) have demonstrated promise of a high level of creative ability in research and teaching in some subdivisions of his/her field; (c) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills; and (d) be highly proficient in written and spoken English.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  Appointments will only be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Application 

Please send a completed application form by post with the names and addresses of two referees to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Consideration of applications will commence on 4 December 2020 until the positions are filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.    

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