Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
June 30 2018
Other, Education
Organization Type

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

School of Life Sciences
Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

(Ref. 1800012W)

The CUHK School of Life Sciences ( houses more than 40 academic staff and more than 150 postgraduate students. The School has major research activities in plant and cell biology, marine and environmental science, neuroscience and stem cells and protein structural biology. The School has 6 undergraduate programmes: Biochemistry, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Environmental Science, Food and Nutritional Science, and Molecular Biotechnology with about 220 student intakes per year in a four-year curriculum.

To further develop the School, we are now actively hiring multiple faculty over the next several years. We welcome applicants with expertise of the above areas or related new directions in the School at the cutting edge, in particular to the following fields:

1.    Biodiversity Conservation, Coral/Plankton Ecology, Microbiology/Microbiome, Nutrigenomics, Pharmacological Science; or
2.    any other disciplines that also complement to the development of the School.

Applicants should show potential for excellence in teaching and have achieved an excellent record in research. The appointees are expected to (a) develop a significant independent research programme with external grant support, (b) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in his/her field of expertise; and (c) perform service duties for the School and University.

Multidisciplinary research collaborations are encouraged within and outside the School. Appointees will be provided with start-up funding commensurate with qualification and experience.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation.

Applicants should submit an online application and attach (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a research plan, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy / experience, and (4) the names and contact information of three referees.

The application is open until the posts are filled.

Application Procedure
The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit


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