Non-Tenure Track Professor (Research)/Associate Professor (Research)/Assistant Professor (Research)

Hong Kong (HK)
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered
January 31 2017
Position Type
Full Time

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Non-Tenure Track Professor (Research)/Associate Professor (Research)/Assistant Professor (Research) in Regenerative Medicine

 (Ref.: 201601762)

Applications from outstanding scientists of all grades are invited for appointment as non-tenure track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Research) in Regenerative Medicine in the Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong – Karolinska Institutet Collaboration in Regenerative Medicine (the Research Centre), to commence on as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. 

The Research Centre’s long-term strategy is to advance research in regenerative medicine and stem cell biology especially in but not restricted to neural, liver and cardiac diseases.  Candidates in all areas of regenerative medicine are welcome to apply.  Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in stem cell biology, or equivalent, with proven track record of high-quality scholarly research in the field of regenerative medicine.  Expertise in novel cutting edge technologies such as any of genome editing, single cell transcriptomics, bioinformatics, 3D tissue imaging technologies and biomedical engineering suitable for core services or collaboration will be an advantage.  The appointee is expected to build his/her research team, to mentor postdoctoral fellows and to provide training to Research Postgraduate Students.  An attractive start-up package will be offered, and possible joint/secondary/honorary appointment with the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine and linkage with Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm and HKSTP (Hong Kong Science Park) may be negotiated.  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201600115) need not re-apply. 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at, and further particulars can be obtained at February 28, 2017

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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