Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
November 12 2020
Other, Education
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

School of Life Sciences
Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

(Ref. 200001OZ)

The CUHK School of Life Sciences ( has more than 40 academic staff and more than 150 postgraduate students.  The School supports major research activities in plant and cell biology, marine and environmental science, neuroscience and stem cells and protein structural biology.  The School offers 6 undergraduate programmes: Biochemistry, Biology, Cell and Molecular Biology, Environmental Science, Food and Nutritional Science, and Molecular Biotechnology, with an overall intake of about 200 student per year in a four-year curriculum.
To further develop the School, we are now actively hiring multiple faculties over the next several years.  We welcome applicants with expertise in the above disciplinary areas or relevant new cutting-edge directions to apply, particularly in the following fields:

1. Biodiversity, ecology, evolution, or organismic biology.

2. Any other disciplines complementary to the development of the School.

Based on the background and experiences, the successful applicants will be offered the post of Professor, Associate Professor, or Assistant Professor accordingly.
Applicants should (i) have a PhD degree; and (ii) 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 postgraduate courses in his/her field of expertise; and (c) perform service duties for the School and the University.  Multidisciplinary research collaborations are encouraged within and outside the School.
The 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 later.
Applications are open until the posts are filled.  For enquiries, please contact the School Director via email (
[Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref. 200000UR) are under consideration and need not re-apply in this instance.]

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


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