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Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in Bioinformatics

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Teaching Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Senior Lecturer/Lecturer/Assistant Lecturer in Bioinformatics (several posts) in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 524648), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, biomedical data science, or a related discipline. Excellent motivation in teaching and learning should be demonstrated in teaching bioinformatics and related disciplines. The appointee will contribute to the bioinformatics, biomedical sciences, biochemistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy undergraduate programmes.  Applicants should also have strong communication and organizational skills, the ability to work independently and as a team, and be able to multi-task. The position offered depends on level of expertise and years of teaching experience – at least 10 years for Senior Lecturer and 3 years for Lecturer. Those with less experience may be considered for appointment as Assistant Lecturer.

The appointee will be responsible for teaching, conducting tutorials and demonstrations, supporting curriculum design, and developing teaching materials, etc.  He/She will work closely with a team of colleagues dedicated to the development and delivery of innovative pedagogical approaches to improve student learning across several undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.  For further information about the post, please contact Professor Joshua Ho at or Professor Jason Wong at

Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 522872) need not re-apply.

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 Senior Lecturer and Lecturer, and 10% of basic salary for Assistant Lecturer.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. together with a teaching statement.  Review of applications will start from February 28, 2024 and continue until July 15, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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