Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Bioresource and Agriculture

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
03 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Institute of Bioresource and Agriculture (IBA)

The Institute is established as a knowledge hub that engages in bioresource conservation and sustainable agriculture, promotes and offers professional and public education in sustainable consumption, bioresource and organic agriculture. The Institute is seeking young and talented researchers to apply for the following position:

Research Assistant Professor (PR0352/20-21)

The appointee is expected to conduct independent scholarly research, supervise research assistants and post-graduates, submit grant proposals and engage in minimal teaching duties. He/She is also expected to assist in the promotion of the Institute.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in precision farming, biofertiliser and composting, anaerobic digestion, biochar production, soil rhizospheric bacteria or related disciplines, with three years of post-doctoral research experience in one of the above research areas. They should also have an excellent track record of publication in high impact journals. Enquiries about the position should be sent to Prof. Jonathan Wong at jwcwong@hkbu.edu.hk.

The initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two years.  Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.

Those who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.

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). They should request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with the PR number quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Those not invited for interview four months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples and scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University‚Äôs 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 posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 2 July 2022 (or until the position is filled)

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