Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
01 Aug 2023
31 Dec 2023
520246
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Chemistry (25200)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow, Research Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 520246), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Applied Physics, Materials Science/Chemical engineering, bioengineering, and medicine and work in the broad areas of nanoscience for renewable energy, bioengineering, and nanomedicine.  Fluency in written and spoken English, good organizational skills, the ability to work independently, a strong sense of responsibility, and self-motivation are essential.  The group’s research programs will be highly interdisciplinary and collaborative with other groups in the School of Science, Engineering and Medicine at HKU as well as leading groups in the Greater Bay Area.  Specific research topics include (but not limited to): (1) Nanomaterials research; (2) Materials based renewable energy research; (3) Nanomedicine and bioengineering research.   Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to chemdept@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 

The University only accepts online applications for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until 31 December 2023