Ref.: 515452 Work type: Full-time Department: Department of Surgery, School of Clinical
Medicine (21700) Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant
Professor (RAP)/Scientific Officer (SO) in the Department of
Surgery,School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.:515452), to
commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with proven experience in
molecular genetics, next generation sequencing and cancer biology.
They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English
and Chinese (including Cantonese and Putonghua) and excellent
communication skills. They should be outstanding and self-motivated
researchers with a strong track record in molecular and cancer
biology indicated by an excellent publication record. Post-doctoral
experience in clinical studies and grant applications is
The appointee will work independently and be involved in various
projects related to breast cancer biology. He/She is expected to
take up a leading role to oversee the team. Enquiries about the
duties of the post should be directed to Professor Ava Kwong at
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. For SO, housing benefits will
also be provided as applicable.
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 on July 12, 2022 and continue until
July 31, 2022 , or until the post is filled, whichever is