Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

July 11, 2021


Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors - (210000U4)


Department/ Unit: School of Life Sciences Closing Date: Until the posts are filled

The School of Life Sciences (SLS, https:// www. invites applications for tenure-track faculty members at Professor/ Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor levels.

The School currently has more than 40 academic staff and 150 postgraduate students. It offers 6 undergraduate programmes, with an overall intake of about 200 student per year in a four-year curriculum. The SLS has excellent track record in multi-disciplinary research, including cell biology, environmental science, food and nutritional science, genomics and bioinformatics, marine science, plant and agricultural science, physiology and developmental biology, and protein science. We welcome applicants with strong records in the following fields:

  • Biodiversity, ecology, evolution, or organismic biology.
  • Plant sciences including genomics, genetics, molecular biology and biotechnology.
  • Any other disciplines complement or enhance the existing strengths of the School.
  • Applicants should have (i) a relevant PhD degree; (ii) potential for excellence in teaching; and (iii) a track record in research. The appointees are expected to (a) develop a significant independent research programme with external grant support; (b) teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses; and (c) perform service duties for the School and the University. Multidisciplinary research collaborations are encouraged within and outside the School. We treasure Diversity and Inclusion, and encourage applications of all disabilities, gender, and nationalities.

    Appointments will normally be made on contract basis up to three years, which subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation (tenure) later. Outstanding candidates with substantial experience for Professor rank may be considered for substantive appointment forthwith. Appointees will be provided with start-up funding commensurate with qualification and experience.

    Applicants should submit an online application and attach (1) a curriculum vitae; (2) a research plan; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy/experience; and (4) the names and contact information of three referees.

    Those who have responded to the previous advertisement for the same posts (Ref. 200001OZ) are under consideration and need not re-apply in this instance.

    For enquiries, please contact the School Director via email (


    : Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic Posts


    : School of Life Sciences

    Unposting Date

    : Ongoing

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