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Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Closing date
Sep 23, 2023

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Field of specialization
Work Function
Teaching-Graduate, Teaching-Undergraduate
Job Type
Full time

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Chemistry
Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s)

(Ref: 230002GS)

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for the post(s) of Associate Professor/ Assistant Professor. Applicants should have a PhD degree in chemistry. All research areas will be considered, especially in analytical/ physical chemistry disciplines.  The appointment rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The appointee will (a) teach undergraduate and postgraduate chemistry courses including advanced courses in his/her specialty; (b) conduct/supervise undergraduate chemistry laboratory classes; (c) capitalize on the well-established infrastructure in the Department for independent research in his/her field of expertise; (d) serve as research supervisor of postgraduate students enrolled in MPhil/PhD programmes; and (e) participate in the administration of the Department.

The appointee will be provided with a suitable start-up fund, and postgraduate student(s) for his/her research (cost supported by the Department). Opportunities are available in Hong Kong for annual application of research funding on a competitive basis.

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to 3 years initially, which subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a 15% contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer. Annual salary ranges from HK$941,640 to HK$1,165,620 for Assistant Professor, and HK$1,165,620 to HK$1,486,560 (US$1 = HK$7.8) for Associate Professor. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit an online application and attach a full curriculum vita, copies of academic credentials, publication list with soft copies of 5 most representative publications, details of courses taught and evaluation results (if available),  a teaching proposal and a research proposal of maximum eight typed pages with a realistic estimate of the minimum start-up financial support (in Hong Kong dollars) that will enable initiation and conducting of quality research projects, as well as names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three to five referees to whom the applicants' consent has been given for their providing evaluation letters.

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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