Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, and Chemical Biology in the Department of Chemistry
The University of Hong Kong
Apply now Ref.: 524503 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Chemistry (25200) Categories: Professoriate Staff, Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow Hong Kong
Tenure-track Professoriate Positions in Material Science, Physical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, and Chemical Biology in the Department of Chemistry
The Department of Chemistry at the University of Hong Kong is proud to be ranked No. 1 among all Chemistry departments in the Hong Kong Research Assessment Exercise. Achieved through outstanding research and high-quality teaching, the Department is dedicated to maintaining our excellence as a leading department in the field, both regionally and globally. As part of our ongoing strategic development, we are offering positions to outstanding academics with a strong publication record, innovative research ideas, and a passion for teaching and mentorship to join our esteemed professoriate team. More information about the Department can be found at https: // chemistry.hku.hk.
We now invite applications for appointment as Assistant Professor in the following strategic research areas:
Individuals with outstanding track records are welcome to apply for senior positions.
Duties and Responsibilities
What We Offer
The appointment will be made on fixed-term full-time contract for 3 years initially with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of the second three-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at Professor/Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms subject to approval.
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 University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. A start-up package that is commensurate with the needs and experience of the appointee will be provided.
How to Apply
The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online and upload a covering letter, an up-to-date C.V. (including a list of publications), a teaching statement (maximum 2 pages), a research statement outlining current and future of research plans and interests, and contact information of at least three referees. It is important to note that at least one of the referees should be able to comment, amongst other things, on the applicant's research ability and his/her contribution to teaching or research in his/her department, while the remaining two should have knowledge of his/her recent academic or employment experience. Review of applications will start as soon as possible, and applicants are encouraged to apply by March 31, 2024 for early consideration. The search will continue until the posts are filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview.
Advertised: Jan 18, 2024 (HK Time) Applications close: Mar 31, 2024 (HK Time)