Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (2 positions) (PR077/17-18)

Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong (HK)
Aug 23, 2017
Oct 22, 2017
Field of specialization
Job Type
Full time


Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry offers BSc (Hons) in Chemistry, BSc (Hons) in Analytical and Testing Sciences, MSc in Analytical Chemistry, MPhil (by research), and PhD degrees.  It presently has approximately 200 undergraduate students, 50 taught postgraduate students and 80 research students and project staff.

The Department places a strong emphasis on both quality education and scholarly research/ services, and has reached a significant milestone where its educational programmes are not only innovative but also accessible, and its major areas of research strength are well recognised and supported.  

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (2 positions) (PR077/17-18)

The Department invites applications for two faculty positions (at all levels of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor) across all areas, including (i) Analytical Chemistry, (ii) Inorganic Chemistry, (iii) Organic Chemistry, (iv) Physical Chemistry, and (v) Biochemistry.    The appointees are expected to teach chemistry courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to develop a vigorous and independent research programme in their areas of interest.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Chemistry, demonstrate research accomplishments of originality and depth, a proven track record of research and strong commitment to teaching.  Priority will be given to candidates who have strong expertise in at least two of five areas mentioned above.

All of the above are tenure-track positions with initial appointment to be made on fixed-term contract of three years.  Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.   The University offers competitive package which include retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and 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 by post or by e-mail to  Please quote PR number on all correspondence.  Please indicate clearly which rank you wish to be considered for. Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works, statements of teaching and research interest and recent teaching evaluation results.  Applicants should also request two 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.

Review of applications will begin on 1 September 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled