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Research Assistant Professor

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 519933
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS), School of Public Health (Ref.: 519933), to commence as soon as possible, on a two or three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in research topic related to virus-host interaction and/or virus bioinformatics. The appointee will work in a multidisciplinary environment that requires exceptional research and problem-solving skills. Preference will be given to those with a strong track record of publications and solid experiences in conducting virology, immunology and/or bioinformatics research. The appointee will work on research projects on SARS-CoV-2 under the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences.

The appointee will be involved in all research processes, including inter alia, grant applications, research planning and implementation, supervision of junior research staff and postgraduate students, report and paper writing, and develop one’s own research programme. The appointee will also teach courses under this division. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Leo Poon at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. 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. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start on April 17, 2023, and continue until June 30, 2023 (extended to September 30, 2023), or until the post are filled, whichever is earlier.

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