Research Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
18 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
30 May 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical Medicine (20900)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 512572), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability. 

Applicants should possess (i) a Ph.D. degree in Stem Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Developmental Biology or a related discipline, with good experience in cell culture, molecular biology and animal handling; (ii) relevant post-doctoral training; (iii) proven expertise in the study of reproductive biology; (iv) research expertise and experience in pluripotent stem cells differentiation and chimeric animal models; and (v) a strong track record of publishing high-quality research articles.  The appointee is expected to work independently as well as with other team members; manage on-going research projects on ovarian reconstitution; publish original research articles in high-impact journals; and secure external competitive grants.

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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with contact details of three referees who can comment on the applicants’ academic competence.  Review of applications will start on April 28, 2022 and continue until May 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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