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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 520139
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (20700)
Categories: Professoriate Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 520139), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract, subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess (i) a Ph.D. degree in Biological/Biomedical Sciences or a related discipline; (ii) experience and expertise in structural biology for biosafety level 3 human pathogens such as avian influenza viruses, coronaviruses and human immunodeficiency virus; and (iii) a strong track record of high-quality research as indicated by publication records and external competitive grants awarded. 

The appointee is expected to manage on-going research projects on emerging infectious diseases; consistently publish research articles in high-impact journals; and obtain external competitive grants.  He/She will also participate in teaching and contribute to the enhancement of medical and healthcare-related courses.

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.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and at least 2 reference letters.  Review of applications will start on June 20, 2023 and continue until October 20, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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