The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Job Title: Research Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Ocean Science
Job ID: 5046
Job Posting Details
The Department of Ocean Science and the Hong Kong Branch (“Hong Kong Branch) of Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Guangzhou) at HKUST invite outstanding young researchers to apply for the Research Assistant Professor position.
The appointee will be expected to 1) develop independent and joint research program in one of the research areas of the Hong Kong Branch; 2) apply for external research funding; 3) supervise postgraduate students and research staff; and 4) actively participate in regional and national programs in the Greater Bay Area.
Applicants should have 1) a relevant PhD degree in the field of marine science; 2) at least 2-3 years of postdoctoral experience; and 3) excellent research track record, preferably in marine molecular biology and ecology. (Duration: 2 years, renewable)
Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided where applicable. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract.
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form and attach your 1) cover letter, 2) detailed curriculum vitae, 3) and 3 letters from referees through the HKUST Careers website (https://hkustcareers.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Thursday, 6 February 2020. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission of application. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.
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