THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2021
Ref
508960
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biological Sciences (26000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 508960), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Plant Molecular Biology, with several years of postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record.  A strong sense of responsibility, excellent organizational skills and an ability to work independently are essential. The appointee will carry out research in plant molecular biology funded by AoE, SKL-ITF and GRF projects on acyl-CoA-binding proteins. He/She is also expected to mentor research students in the Chye Lab.

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, totaling up to 15% of basic salary.

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 commence as soon as possible and continue until December 5, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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