Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Environmental Toxicology)

Hong Kong (HK)
24 May 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Department of Biology

The Department of Biology offers BSc (Hons) in Applied Biology, MPhil, and PhD degrees in Biological Sciences and Environmental Sciences. The Department places a strong emphasis on both quality education and scholarly research/services.

The Department of Biology is recruiting tenure-track faculty members in the following area:

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Environmental Toxicology) (PR381/17-18) 

Applicants should have a PhD degree in biochemistry, toxicology, molecular biology, biological chemistry, genetics/genomics, or a related field. Candidates should possess expertise in toxicology, with specialisation in one or more of the following areas: biochemical and molecular toxicology, endocrine disruption, toxicogenomics and systems toxicology. Other areas relevant to environmental toxicology will also be considered.

The appointees are expected to develop strong externally-funded research programmes, and committed to excellence in teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

These are tenure-track positions with initial appointment to be made on fixed-term contract of three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Tenure is expected to be attained within six years.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 7 July 2018 

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