Research Assistant Professor

Hong Kong University
February 16, 2024
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Contract Type:fixed-term basis.
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Research Assistant Professor

The University of Hong Kong

Apply now Ref.: 524179 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (21100) Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.:524179), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.


  • a Ph.D. or MD(Res) degree in the tumor immunology, immunotherapy, oncology and/or synthetic biology;
  • at least 2 years' postdoctoral experience;
  • strong publication record;
  • experience in writing grant proposals for the research programs;
  • experience in working with students and collaborators;
  • fluency in English, Mandarin and preferably Cantonese;
  • excellent skills in administrative work;
  • experience in studying extracellular vesicles and gene editing in immune cells are preferred.
  • What We Offer

    The appointment will be on a fixed-term basis. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment 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.

    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 CV with contact information of at least 2 referees, a research statement, as well as a full record of publications, grants and awards. They should also send the CV, research experience/accomplishments and name of 3 references to Professor Wenwei Tu by email ([email protected]) directly.

    Review of applications will start from January 3, 2024 and continue until February 16, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interviews and to give a research seminar and teaching demonstration in the Department.

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

    Advertised: Dec 27, 2023 (HK Time) Applications close: Feb 16, 2024 (HK Time)

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