Research Assistant Professor in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

University of Hong Kong Department of Medicine

Hong Kong

Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 503283
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine (20600)

Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Ref.: 503283), to commence as soon as possible on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have: (i) a Ph.D. degree with at least 2 years’ relevant post-doctoral experience in the field of endocrinology; (ii) evidence of high-quality research as indicated by publication record; (iii) experience in both animal studies and in-vitro experiments; and (iv) experience in grant application.  Experience in conducting comprehensive metabolic analyses would be essential.  The appointee is expected to participate in the research area of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, with focuses on metabolic hormone, adipocyte biology and ischemia stroke.

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 February 21, 2021 and continue until March 7, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised:Feb 8, 2021 (HK Time)

Applications close:Mar 7, 2021 (HK Time)

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