Research Assistant Professor in Immunometabolism and Metabolic Medicine

Hong Kong University
April 30, 2024
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Research Assistant Professor in Immunometabolism and Metabolic Medicine

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 524408 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (20600) Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow Hong Kong

Research Assistant Professor in Immunometabolism and Metabolic Medicine in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 524408)

We now invite applications for the captioned post.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • work on a research project to characterize heterogeneity of adipose tissues and to identify secretory factors involved in conversion of white adipocytes to brown adipocytes
  • details of our research program can be found at www.
  • Requirements

  • a Ph.D. degree, preferably with experience in adipose biology, immunology, multi-omics and/or manipulation of genetically-modified mice
  • demonstrated evidence of high-quality research as indicated by publication record
  • excellent project management skills
  • ability to work independently and under pressure
  • a strong sense of responsibility and self-motivation
  • good coordination, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enquiries about the post should be sent to [email protected].

    What We Offer

    The appointment will commence as soon as possible on a 1-year temporary basis or 2- to 3-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

    A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment on fixed terms will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme at 15% of basic salary. Other benefits include annual leave, medical benefits and free access to on-campus gyms and libraries.

    Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 522915) need not re-apply.

    How to Apply

    The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University's Careers site (https: // and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from January 26, 2024 and continue until April 30, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

    The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

    Advertised: Jan 12, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Apr 30, 2024 (HK Time)

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