CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor - Department of Paediatrics

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
28 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s) - (1800009K)

Description
 
Department/ Unit: Department of Paediatrics 

Closing Date: Until the posts are filled 

The Centre for Cardiovascular Genomics and Medicine, and the Department of Paediatrics in the Faculty of Medicine welcome individuals with demonstrated accomplishments in innovative biomedical research and who value the opportunity to work in close collaboration with basic and clinical scientists to apply for the post(s) of full-time Associate/Assistant Professor(s). 

Applicants should have (i) a PhD, MD, or DVM degree or its equivalent in the biological and biomedical sciences or related disciplines; (ii) expertise in using cutting-edge technologies, such as CRISPR gene editing, systems genomics, and human disease modeling with human induced pluripotent stem cells; (iii) experience in innovative state of the art genomics, systems genetics, and other systems biology approaches; (iv) research programme with strong translational connections; (v) a competitive track record of research and publication in top peer-reviewed scientific journals; and (vi) good track record of external funding support for more senior applicants. Individuals with strong record of accomplishments in research using induced pluripotent stem cells and genomics in pursuing precision medicine for human cardiovascular diseases are particularly welcome to apply. 

The appointee(s) is/are expected to lead a vigorous independent research programme aside from teaching undergraduate, postgraduate, medical and general education courses. Appointee(s) will be provided with appropriate laboratory and office space and a competitive start-up package commensurate with his/her qualification and experience. 

Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing in the third quarter of 2018, which, subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

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