THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Pharmacy

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor

Ref.  :  201701022  

Department  :  Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy
 
Closing Date  : November 30, 2017 

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Science, with a strong track record of high quality research in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, drug delivery and other relevant disciplines.  Those who are with research interests that complement the departmental research strategy that focus on the development of drug delivery systems for pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals, nanomaterials for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes, strategies for drug transport across biological barriers, and pharmacokinetics are desirable.  They should also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, and contribute to the curriculum development of courses in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including medical, pharmacy, biomedical science, nursing and/or Chinese medicine.  Hong Kong Pharmacist registration and teaching experience will be advantageous.  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.  The appointments 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.

Applicants should send a completed application form, a full C.V., at least 3 reference letters with specific comments on the academic competence of the applicants, together with an indication of research orientation to pharmappoint@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Review of applications will start on August 31, 2017 and continue until November 30, 2017, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier.