Research Assistant Professor

Ref.: 504632
Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 504632), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biological/Biomedical Sciences or a related discipline. They should also have experience in cell/organoid culture, cellular/molecular biology, bioinformatics, flow cytometry, animal studies, and cancer biology or cancer immunology related research work. Applicants should be organized and self-motivated, have the ability to multi-task with attention to detail, and be able to work independently as well as manage a small team. The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr. Stephanie Ma on research projects relating to hepatocellular carcinoma and cancer stem cells. He/She is also expected to write grants and secure funding. For further information, please contact Dr. Ma at stefma@hku.hk . Details of Dr. Ma’s research can also be found at http://thesmalab.com/ .

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 July 28, 2021 and continue until August 15, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

Advertised: Jul 14, 2021 (HK Time)
Applications close: Aug 15, 2021 (HK Time)

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