Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (21300)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 517199), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in pharmacology or other relevant disciplines related to medicine, with a strong track record of high-quality research. Those with research interests that complement the departmental research strategy with a focus on cardiovascular pharmacology are highly desirable. Experience in ischemic animal models and electrophysiology will be an advantage but not essential. Applicants should also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, and the ability to contribute to the curriculum development of courses in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including medicine, pharmacy, biomedical sciences, nursing and/or Chinese medicine. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.pharma.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 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., and at least 3 reference letters with specific comments on their academic competence, and an indication of research orientation. Review of applications will start on November 21, 2022 and continue until February 28, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.