Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

Hong Kong Baptist University invites applications for the position of Associate Professor / Assistant Professor

Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Established in 1999, the School of Chinese Medicine has been pursuing professional education and research in Chinese Medicine throughout the years. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the School has set up eight Research Centres for advancing prominent research areas including (i) Precision medicine and phenomics study; (ii) Translational medicine and innovative drug discovery; and (iii) Authentication and testing of Chinese medicines. The School now invites applications for the position of Associate Professor / Assistant Professor.

Teaching and Research Division

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR0436/18-19)

The appointee is expected to teach biomedical programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, establish a vigorous research programme in the areas of interest, and develop interdisciplinary collaborations.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree with research focus in the area of neuroscience, neurodegeneration, immunology or immunopharmacology, preferably with background in western medicine. Preference will be given to those with research background in the above areas, appealing external grant record and outstanding publication.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers competitive package which include retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) and send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after the completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 30 June 2019


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Hong Kong Baptist University invites applications for the position of Associate Professor / Assistant Professor