Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
May 28 2020
Other, Education
Organization Type

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

School of Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s)

(Ref. 200000QG)

The School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine (CU Medicine) has three major thematic research programmes focusing on: cancer biology and experimental therapeutics; developmental and regenerative biology; and neural, vascular, and metabolic biology. Further information is available at The School welcomes individuals who are highly devoted to innovative biomedical research and who value the opportunity to work in close collaboration with basic and clinical scientists to apply for the post(s) of non-clinical Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s).

Applicants should have (i) a PhD, MD, or DVM degree or its equivalent in the biological and biomedical sciences or related disciplines; (ii) experience in using cutting-edge technologies such as bioinformatics, epigenomics, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, single-cell omics, advanced microscopy and molecular imaging, gene editing, stem cell therapy, transgenic animal and micromanipulation, in their studies; (iii) a competitive track record of research and publication in top peer-reviewed scientific journals in one or more related areas; and (iv) a good track record of external funding support. Individuals with track record in research on genetics and genomics of human diseases, cardiovascular function, neurodegenerative diseases, tumor microenvironment, cancer immunotherapy, senescence and aging, 3D genome, and regenerative and translational medicine are particularly welcome.

The appointee(s) is/are expected to lead a vigorous independent research programme aside from teaching undergraduate, postgraduate, medical and general education courses. Appointee(s) will be provided with appropriate laboratory and office space and a start-up package commensurate with his/her qualification and experience.

Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing in the first quarter of 2021, which, subject to performance, funding and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Applications will be accepted until the post(s) is/are filled.

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


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