Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of

Hong Kong
Salary Not Specified
Dec 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Ref.: 502803
Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine (20600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Ref.: 502803), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have: (i) a Ph.D. degree with at least 3 years’ relevant post-doctoral experience in the field of endocrinology; (ii) evidence of high-quality research as indicated by publication record; and (iii) experience in both animal studies and in-vitro experiments. Experience in conducting comprehensive metabolic analyses would be essential. The appointee is expected to participate in the research area of obesity, type 2 diabetes and other related metabolic diseases, with focuses on adipose tissue metabolism, islet biology and the neuro-immune-metabolic axis.

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.

The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from December 16, 2020 and continue until January 2, 2021 , or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Dec 2, 2020 (HK Time)
Applications close: Jan 2, 2021 (HK Time)

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