Research Assistant Professor (PR167-4/15-16)

Hong Kong Baptist University


Partner State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis (SKLEBA)

Research Assistant Professor (PR167-4/15-16)

The SKLEBA invites applications for Research Assistant Professor in Mass Spectrometry and related areas.  The appointee is expected to establish his/her own research team and conduct independent research.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Analytical Chemistry.  Post-doctoral experience in Bio-mass Spectrometry is required.  Experience with metabolomics research is preferred.  

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to performance review, mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in December 2016 need not re-apply.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers competitive package which include retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave and medical and dental scheme.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  The completed application form should be sent to the same address.  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications.  Applicants should also request three referees to send in confidential letters of reference to the Personnel Office direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.  All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request.  Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 May 2017 or until the position is filled