THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 May 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2022
Ref
515035
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 515035), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biological/Biomedical Sciences or equivalent. They should have a good command of written and spoken English, good interpersonal and communication skills, high motivation as well as a strong sense of responsibility and commitment. Previous research experience in virus-host interaction, antiviral immunity, coronaviruses, and animal models would be required. Eligibility to work in Biosafety Level 3 facility is an advantage. The appointee will contribute substantially to research projects on molecular virology and immunology of SARS-CoV-2.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Dong-Yan Jin at dyjin@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 together with a research publication list. Review of applications will start from June 1, 2022 and continue until June 14, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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