Research Assistant Professor in the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole

Hong Kong University
February 16, 2024
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Research Assistant Professor in the HKU-Pasteur Research Pole

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 524624 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 HKU-Pasteur Research Pole of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 524624), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

HKU-Pasteur Research Pole, a joint laboratory created as a long-term collaborative project between Institut Pasteur and the University of Hong Kong (HKU), has an exceptional record of excellence in virology, immunology, or infectious diseases (https: // www. We are seeking talented, dynamic and highly motivated candidates to establish a new research group that will complement ongoing projects in the areas of respiratory virus infection and vector-borne viruses.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree by research (M.D. and/or Ph.D.) obtained within 5 years. They should have a strong track record of publications and achievements in a relevant research area with demonstrated potential for leadership. The primary selection criterion will be scientific excellence and perceived ability to augment the intellectual creativity, skills, and innovation potential of HKU-Pasteur Research Pole. We are particularly interested in applicants with international experience and those who are capable of applying innovative approaches to understand virus-host interactions and T-cell immunity. Candidates with cutting-edge expertise on other aspects of virology might also be considered.

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 the University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload the following documents in ONE SINGLE file arranged in the specified order:

  • A cover letter describing your most significant scientific accomplishment and the qualifications that make you particularly well suited for this job;
  • A curriculum vitae and publication list highlighting the most important papers with detailed bibliometric information on each publication listed, including (i) the impact factor of the journal; (ii) journal rank in category in the format of ‘the rank out of total number of journals in that specific category', with reference to Journal Citation Reports (JCR); and (iii) authorship role ((co-)first author, (co-)corresponding author or last author);
  • A statement of scientific achievements (1 page) and a brief description of the applicant's future research plan (2 pages).
  • In addition, three letters of reference should be sent separately to hku- [email protected].

    Review of applications will start on February 16, 2024 and continue until April 30, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

    Advertised: Feb 1, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Apr 30, 2024 (HK Time)

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