THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor / Scientific Officer, Department of Surgery

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
29 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2022
Ref
515452
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (21700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor (RAP)/Scientific Officer (SO) in the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.:515452), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with proven experience in molecular genetics, next generation sequencing and cancer biology. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua) and excellent communication skills. They should be outstanding and self-motivated researchers with a strong track record in molecular and cancer biology indicated by an excellent publication record. Post-doctoral experience in clinical studies and grant applications is essential.

The appointee will work independently and be involved in various projects related to breast cancer biology. He/She is expected to take up a leading role to oversee the team.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be directed to Professor Ava Kwong at avakwong@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. For SO, housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on July 12, 2022 and continue until July 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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