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Position Open: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

4 May 2023 11:12 PM | Renfeng Li (Administrator)

The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Hong Kong is recruiting new faculty

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the broad area of Molecular and Cell Biology (3 posts) in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 520061), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Direct tenure may be offered to outstanding and qualified Professor/Associate Professor candidates.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in a related discipline and have a strong record of research accomplishments in the broad area of Molecular and Cell Biology, with research programs that will synergize with other strengths within the School of Biological Sciences.Examples include (but are not limited to) molecular imaging, cancer biology, plant biology, bioinformatics, microbiome, biophysics etc. Applicants should also have a strong interest in teaching with a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and mentoring graduate students, and strong interpersonal and communication skills. This appointment provides an outstanding opportunity for research and teaching collaboration across a broad range of disciplines.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. 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, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online (https://jobs.hku.hk/en/job/520061/tenuretrack-professorassociate-professorassistant-professor-in-molecular-and-cell-biology-3-posts) and upload (1) an up-to-date CV, (2) a letter of interest, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, (5) two or three most significant research publications, (6) teaching evaluations, if any, and (7) contact information of at least three referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until July 31, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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