Faculty Positions

Global Research Assistant Professors Scheme

Ref. A/133/09

The Global Research Assistant Professors Scheme is a pioneering initiative at the university that is dedicated to cultivating and empowering promising early-career researchers. Its primary objectives are to foster a vibrant academic environment that encourages innovative research directions and interdisciplinary collaborations, while also establishing a robust global network. Through the Scheme, young scholars will be provided with valuable opportunities to advance their research endeavors by closely working with our faculty members and Distinguished Visiting Professors. As a catalyst for creative and impactful work, the scheme aspires to benefit not only individual scholars but also the broader research community they join.


Exceptional young researcher who has recently obtained a PhD degree from a renowned international university or research institution, showcasing an exceptional capability in a research field that aligns with the university’s overarching research themes and strategic research goal, a remarkable track record in acquiring grants, publishing in prestigious journals or obtaining significant international patents.

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Teaching Positions

Senior Teaching Fellow / Teaching Fellow

Ref. C/883/09


  1. Teach Biomedical Sciences / Biological Sciences and related disciplines at undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
  2. Be subject leaders in individual’s specialism providing leadership in teaching;
  3. Be assigned responsibility as course co-ordinators, contributing to the planning and development of courses and study programmes of the Department, including the servicing courses arranged by Department/School in other units;
  4. Undertake teaching and teaching-related duties, as well as learning support and professional activities to enhance student educational experience; and
  5. Share administrative duties as required by the Head of Department/School.


A relevant postgraduate degree with teaching or professional experience in the broadly-defined areas of Biomedical Sciences, particularly cellular pathology, medical microbiology, hematology, or clinical chemistry. Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT) Board registration is required.

Closing Date

Applications will receive full consideration until the positions are filled.

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Research Support Positions

Research Associate / Postdoc / Research Assistant (2 posts)

Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension
Ref. C/R/575/09


Targeted Protein Degradation by Photosensitization Triggering Ferroptosis for Enhanced Antitumor Immunity


A medicinal chemistry lab is looking for self-motivated individuals with a chemistry-related background. The appointees will be responsible for the conjugation of drugs with proteins or antibodies, basic characterisation, and evaluation of biological activities.

Detailed information of Prof. Lo’s research group can be found at her staff profile website here.

Closing Date

7 June 2024

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Research Support Positions

Project Officer

Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension
Ref. C/R/576/09


Hong Kong Research Grants Council – Theme-based Research Scheme 2023-2024 (T12-101/23-N)

Single-Cell Multi-Omics Study of Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease: Narrowing the Gap Between Bench and Bedside


The appointee will report to the Principal Investigators/Project Coordinators and work closely with other team members of the Project. Main duties include to:

  1. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
  2. At least 2 years of relevant working experience (Candidates with less experience may be considered);
  3. Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua);
  4. Strong proficiency in computer software application including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese word processing;
  5. Good organisational and problem-solving skills; being self-motivated and resourceful;
  6. Being a good team player with a strong sense of responsibility, self-motivation, and attention to details; and
  7. Ability to work independently and effectively in a team are required.

Closing Date

Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis until the position is filled.

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Research Support Positions

Research Associate / Postdoc / Research Assistant

Please visit the website of Human Resources Office and select Department of Biomedical Sciences from the dropdown menu for a list of available research support positions.

You may also refer to the individual profile webpages of our faculty for possible research job openings at their labs.

Research Postgraduate Students

PhD in Biomedical Sciences

Programme code: BMS2/P

This 4-year full-time / 8-year part-time programme aims to train and produce graduates with an understanding of advanced developments and highly marketable specialist skills in the disciplines of biology and biomedical sciences, and to meet local and regional requirements in the industrial, commercial, government or education sectors.

Application Deadline

12:00 noon Hong Kong time, 1 December 2023

Applications received after deadline will be considered subject to the number of student places left outside the main admission round. We have rolling start dates of study throughout the year.

Programme Website (BMS)
Research Postgraduate Students

Interdisciplinary PhD in Veterinary Medicine

Programme code: VM/P

This is VM/P programme is an interdisciplinary programme open to outstanding graduate students who wish to conduct state-of-the-art basic, clinical and translational life sciences research alongside research professionals.

It is offered and administered by Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC).

Programme Website (JCC)
Administrative & Services Position

Scientific Officer

Ref. C/856/09

Responsible for providing high-quality service to academic staff and students in biomedical sciences related teaching programmes. Main duties include to:

  1. provide full spectrum support to teaching practical in areas of biomedical sciences/medical laboratory technology;
  2. lead and coordinate the programme accreditation exercise;
  3. arrange and coordinate clinical attachment/placement, assess the students’ reports for clinical attachment, and visit the clinical laboratories for collaboration and review of students’ performance;
  4. support faculty in the development and delivery of biomedical sciences courses, and maintain the core and teaching facilities in the highest standard;
  5. conduct risk assessments for the health and safety of students and other laboratory users;
  6. operate, maintain and calibrate instruments and equipment;
  7. provide training courses to new laboratory users; and
  8. perform any other duties as assigned.

Closing Date:
3 November 2023

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Administrative & Services Position

Technical Officer

Ref. C/854/09


  1. Assist in the management of departmental laboratories and ensure their smooth and safe operation;
  2. Provide technical support and assist in the purchase and preparation of materials for teaching laboratory practical sessions;
  3. Provide technical support in imaging and cellular/molecular biology core instruments;
  4. Assist in the installation of new equipment and provide technical training for users of equipment;
  5. Maintain inventory of departmental assets; and
  6. Perform any other duties as assigned.

(Those who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.)

Closing Date:
19 January 2024

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Technical Position

Technical Officer

Appointment for 12 months
Ref. C/R/380/09

Main duties:

  • Assist in the management of departmental laboratories
  • Provide technical support on imaging and cellular/molecular biology core instrument
  • Prepare teaching materials and support laboratory practical teaching, and ensure smooth and safe operation of departmental laboratories
  • Assist in the installation of new equipment and provide technical training for users of equipment
  • Maintain inventory of departmental assets

Closing Date:
17 December 2021

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Among the above, a list of all available staff positions is maintained centrally by the university.

27 May 2024