Research Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
19 May 2022
End of advertisement period
14 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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

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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