Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Department of Chemistry
With offers of BSc (Hons) in Chemistry, BSc (Hons) in Analytical and Testing Sciences, MSc in Analytical Chemistry, MPhil (by research), and PhD degrees, the Department presently has around 190 undergraduate students, 50 taught postgraduate students and 50 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. It is now inviting applications for the position of:
Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR0120/20-21)
The appointee will conduct independent research, develop interdisciplinary collaborations, demonstrate research accomplishments of originality and depth with the potential to be an international scientific leader in the area of anti-cancer drug development and transfer academic knowledge into innovative technologies for impactful research outputs. He/She will also supervise MPhil and PhD students, establish a vigorous research program at the cutting edge of cancer drug development and engage in other scholarly activities, such as organisation of conferences/seminars, etc.
Applicants should possess a PhD degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry or equivalent. They should have relevant post-qualification experience in research, an excellent publication record in peer-reviewed international journals as first and/or senior authors, and an established track record in obtaining external funding/research grants on a competitive basis. Preference will be given to those with background of and/or expertise in cancer biology, drug development, lipid metabolism, molecular biology and viral immunotherapy.
The appointment will be offered on a tenure track. An initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement.
Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk) with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications/works. They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org) direct. Those 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 be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.
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: 2 December 2020 (or until the position is filled)
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