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Research Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

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Ref.: 526575
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine (21000)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 526575), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal, subject to financial availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biology, Bioinformatics, Medicine, or other related disciplines.  Interdisciplinary expertise along with experience in conducting collaborative research with clinical scientists would be advantages.  Post-doctoral experience in basic/clinical studies and evidence in successful competitive research grant applications are essential.  They should be organized, self-motivated, fluent in written and spoken English and Cantonese, and able to work independently as well as in a multi-disciplinary team of orthopaedic surgeons, biologists, and bioinformatics.  

The appointee will work as an independent investigator to tackle clinical problems related to Orthopaedics and Traumatology with advanced biotechnology and bioinformatic algorithms and provide solutions such as biomarkers for precision clinical decision making and potential therapeutic strategies to improve clinical practices.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.  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.  Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a covering letter stating their research background, and contact information of three referees.  Review of applications will start on June 10, 2024 and continue until July 31, 2024, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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