Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

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Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement.  The University has seven Colleges/Schools.  As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, energy, engineering, environment, humanities, law, science, social sciences, veterinary sciences and other strategic growth areas.  

Applications and nominations are invited for :

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Department of Biology and Chemistry
[Ref. A/232/00]

Duties : Teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses, conduct cutting-edge research, and develop new research directions and courses.

Requirements : A PhD and an extensive academic record in Chemistry (analytical, biomedical, catalysis, computational, inorganic, organic, physical materials).  Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral and solid research experience.

Candidates for Chair Professor and Professor should have a distinguished academic record (including strong external funding and publication records, leadership and international recognition, as well as a strong commitment to education).

Successful candidates are expected to develop independent and internationally competitive research programs, excel in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and commence duty as soon as possible.

Salary and Conditions of Service  
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance.  Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable).  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : (852) 2788 1154 or (852) 3442 0311].

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae with a concise statement of research interests and teaching philosophy (up to 2 pages each).  Nominations can be sent directly to the Human Resources Office.  Applications and nominations will receive full consideration until the position is filled.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2016); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (Shanghai Jiao Tong University survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2016).