Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS) of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 512319), to commence as soon as possible on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess (i) a Ph.D. degree in a discipline related to virology, microbiology or other biological/medical sciences; (ii) relevant post-doctoral training; (iii) demonstrated expertise in the study of emerging respiratory viruses; (iv) research expertise and experience in virology and animal models; (v) a strong track record of publishing high-quality research articles.
The appointee is expected to work independently as well as with other team members; manage on-going research projects on emerging infectious diseases; publish original research articles in high-impact journals; and secure external competitive grants.
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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. (preferably with an academic transcript). Review of applications will start on April 19, 2022 and continue until June 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.