The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 524563 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 Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS), School of Public Health (Ref.: 524563), 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.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in research topic related to virus- host interaction and/or virus bioinformatics. They should have exceptional research and problem-solving skills, and be able to work in a multidisciplinary environment. Preference will be given to those with a strong track record of publications and solid experience in conducting virology, immunology and/or bioinformatics research.
The appointee will work on research projects on SARS-CoV-2 under the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences. He/She will be involved in all research processes, including inter alia, grant applications, research planning and implementation, supervision of junior research staff and postgraduate students, report and paper writing, and develop one's own research programme. He/She will also teach courses under this Division. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Leo Poon (e-mail: [email protected]).
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.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date CV. Review of applications will start on February 13, 2024, and continue until April 30, 2024 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
Advertised: Jan 24, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Apr 30, 2024 (HK Time)