The School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine (CU Medicine) has three major thematic research programmes focusing on: cancer biology and experimental therapeutics; developmental and regenerative biology; and neural, vascular and metabolic biology. Further information is available at http://www2.sbs.cuhk.edu.hk/en-gb/research/thematic-research-programs. The School welcomes individuals who are highly devoted to innovative biomedical research and who value the opportunity to work in close collaboration with basic and clinical scientists to apply for the posts of full-time non-clinical Associate / Assistant Professors.
Applicants should have (i) a PhD, MD, or DVM degree or its equivalent in the biological and biomedical sciences or related disciplines; (ii) experience in using cutting-edge technologies such as bioinformatics, genomics, molecular genetics, stem cells, transgenic animal and imaging, animal models of human diseases in their studies; (iii) a competitive track record of research and publication in top peer-reviewed scientific journals in one or more related areas; and (iv) a good track record of external funding support. Individuals with track record in research on genetics and genomics of human diseases, mammalian aging, and regenerative biology are particularly welcome.
The appointees are expected to lead a vigorous independent research programme aside from teaching undergraduate, postgraduate, medical and general education courses. Appointees will be provided with appropriate laboratory and office space and a start-up package commensurate with his / her qualification and experience.
Appointments will normally be made on a contract basis for up to three years initially commencing in the first quarter of 2019, which, subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit http://career.cuhk.edu.hk.