THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
24 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2022
Ref
511322
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 511322), to commence as soon as possible on a two- or three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in cancer biology, molecular biology, cancer cellular biology, or other relevant disciplines, and in-depth experience as demonstrated by a relevant strong track record.  Research experience in sequencing and molecular biology in cancer would be an advantage.  Applicants should have a strong interest in translational research, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team, and to contribute intellectually to research development.

The appointee will work in a multi-disciplinary group and investigate the molecular mechanism of liver cancer using cutting-edge strategies.  He/She will develop research programs independently; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; and supervise junior research staff and students.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Irene Ng at iolng@hku.hk or skllr@hku.hk.

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. 

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on January 6, 2022 and continue until February 28, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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