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Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 511322
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 511322), to commence as soon as possible on a two- or three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in cancer biology, molecular biology, cancer cellular biology, or other relevant disciplines, and in-depth experience as demonstrated by a relevant strong track record.  Research experience in sequencing and molecular biology in cancer would be an advantage.  Applicants should have a strong interest in translational research, and the ability to work independently as well as in a team, and to contribute intellectually to research development.

The appointee will work in a multi-disciplinary group and investigate the molecular mechanism of liver cancer using cutting-edge strategies.  He/She will develop research programs independently; write scientific publications, grant proposals and reports; and supervise junior research staff and students.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Irene Ng at iolng@hku.hk or skllr@hku.hk.

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, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. 

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on January 6, 2022 and continue until February 28, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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