THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
21 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Aug 2022
Ref
515625
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Ref.: 515625
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical Medicine (20900)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 515625), 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 a Ph.D. degree preferably in Medical Science, Biological or Biomedical Science, or a related discipline. They should demonstrate the evidence of international recognition and scholarship, ability to work across disciplines towards new research initiatives, and a strong track record of high-quality research as indicated by publications and external grants. Research experience in the stem cell biology, fetal-maternal medicine, reproductive immunology and glycobiology will be an advantage.

The appointee will work independently and be involved in various projects related to obstetrics and fetal/neonatal development. He/She will develop research programmes independently; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; supervise research staff and research postgraduate students; participate in the planning and delivery of undergraduate/postgraduate programmes; and assist in administrative duties. For further information, please contact Dr. Philip Chiu by e-mail at pchiucn@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. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., with the contact information of at least 3 referees. Review of applications will start on August 3, 2022 and continue until August 17, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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