Post-Doctoral Research Fellow/Senior Research Associate/Research Associate/Senior Research Assistant

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
31 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
07 Feb 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Teaching and Research Division

Post-Doctoral Research fellow / Senior Research Associate / Research Associate / Senior Research Assistant (PR0431/21-22)

The appointee is expected to conduct research projects in the areas of Chinese Medicine drug discovery, and neurodegenerative diseases namely Alzheimer’s disease focusing mainly on the mechanism of small molecules on autophagy and other degradative pathways. The appointee will be responsible for literature review, data analysis and conducting in vitro and in vivo experiments with added knowledge in grant writing and article drafting.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree, or master's degree in Molecular biology or related disciplines like Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology with 1 to 2 years of relevant lab experience. Those with good wet lab research experience in Hong Kong will be preferred. The appointee should also have excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Chinese. The appointee should also have an added knowledge of article writing and grant drafting for the further continuation of the projects.

Applicants with less qualifications and/or experience will be considered for the post of Senior Research Associate/Research Associate/Senior Research Assistant.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of one year. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Rank and 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). Those not invited for interview 8 weeks after submission of application may consider their applications unsuccessful.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://hro.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

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

Closing date: 7 February 2022

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