City University of Hong Kong City University of Hong Kong College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences

Vacancies

Faculty Positions Available

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
[Ref. A/133/09]

Duties

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

Requirements

A PhD/MD/DVM or an equivalent degree in the broadly-defined areas of biomedical sciences. The Department currently has active research in molecular, cellular and systems study of neuroscience, cancer, or regenerative biology, and the development of novel therapeutics and nanomedicine. Candidates with strong background in these and other biomedical science-related areas are welcome to apply. Preference will be given to qualified candidates whose activities can contribute to multidisciplinary and collaborative biomedical research.

Candidates for the post of Professor and above should have a distinguished academic record including significant external funding support, demonstrated leadership skills, and a strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate education. Successful candidates are expected to develop internationally competitive research programs; and assume academic and administrative leadership in the Department by assisting in faculty development, promoting collaboration in cross-disciplinary teaching and research programs within the University, and facilitating the translation of basic biomedical research to practices of health services and healthcare-related industries.

Closing Date

Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.

More information and application


Research Degree Programmes

Applications for the Interdisciplinary PhD Programme in Veterinary Sciences and PhD Programme in Biomedical Sciences are accepted throughout the year and will be considered mainly in one admission round. The application deadline for 2018 entry is 1 December 2017. Please visit the following websites for details.

Interdisciplinary PhD Programme in Veterinary Sciences (adminstered by College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences)

PhD Programme in Biomedical Sciences

Checklist for Applicants of BMS Research Degree Programmes

Application Procedures


Research Openings

Research Assistant
(Appointment for 12 months with possibility of extension)
[Ref. E/R/132/09]

Project

L-lactate Release by Optogenetic Activation of Astrocytes Rescues Decision-making Deficit in Visceral Hypersensitive Rats

Duties

Carry out laboratory research activities (including using optogenetic and behavioural tasks in free moving animals) for the Project.

Requirements

A Master’s degree/good honours degree in Biology/Biomedical Sciences/Neurosciences or related disciplines, with 1 year’s experience in conducting small animal behavioural tasks and competency in immunohistochemistry and imaging techniques. Experience in optogenetics would be an advantage.

Closing Date

29 June 2018

More information and application

Research Assistant
(Appointment for 6 months with possibility of extension)
[Ref. E/R/133/09]

Project

Development of Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Disease Transmission

Duties

Carry out research activities (including data collection and analysis, reporting and administrative support) for the Project.

Requirements

A Higher Diploma or above in Bioinformatics/Computer Science/Mathematics/Epidemiology/Ecology/Biomedical Sciences/Statistics/Data Sciences with passion in a multi-disciplinary research environment. Proficiency in at least one of the languages: Matlab/R/Python/ C/C++/Java is required. Preference will be given to those with experience in mathematical modelling/Bayesian statistics/machine learning/cloud computing.

Closing Date

29 June 2018

More information and application

Interested parties may also refer to individual faculty webpages for position opportunities.


Technical Posts

Currently no vacancy.


15 June 2018