Professor(s) / Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Closing date
Mar 26, 2023

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The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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


The School of Life Sciences at The Chinese University of Hong Kong ( is seeking for tenure-track faculty members at Assistant Professor or higher level. We provide an excellent multi-disciplinary environment to encourage research collaboration within and outside the School. We welcome outstanding candidates in, but not limited to, biodiversity and conservation, cell biology, food and nutritional science, genomics and bioinformatics, marine science, plant and agricultural science, physiology and developmental biology, and structural biology. Successful candidates are expected to complement and enhance existing strengths of the School.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD degree and postdoctoral research experiences. Successful candidates are expected to develop a strong independent research programme with external grant support, to teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and to perform service duties for the School and the University.

The School offers internationally competitive salary and fringe benefits. The appointees will be provided with a competitive start-up package including research fund and lab space and are supported by the excellent research platforms in the School including the advanced live-cell imaging platform (STED, two photon, light-sheet etc.), cryo-electron microscopy (EM)/electron tomography (ET)/focus ion beam (FIB), mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics and bioinformatics, X-ray diffractometer and NMR spectrometer.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for three years initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.  Outstanding candidates with substantial experience for Professor rank may be considered for substantive appointment forthwith.

CUHK is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to promoting equality, inclusivity, diversity and the highest ethical standards.

For enquiries, please contact the School Director via email (

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 post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit


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