Ref.: 201800477
Posting Title: Research Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
 

 

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should (i) possess a Ph.D. degree in Medicine/Psychiatry/Psychology or a related discipline; (ii) have a good track record of publications and grant applications; (iii) have experience in developing and conducting clinical research in psychotic disorders, and (iv) be highly motivated to work as a team member.  The appointee is expected to design, develop and plan research projects; prepare reports and analyse data; contribute to teaching activities; train and supervise junior research staff and students; as well as perform other related duties as assigned.  Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.psychiatry.hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at psipsy@hku.hk.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.  Review of applications will start on May 2, 2018 and continue until May 31, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.