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 2 months with possibility of extension)
[Ref. E/R/127/09]

Project

The Role of Interleukin-33 in Adriamycin Induced Nephrotoxicity

Duties

Engage in animal and cell culture experiments.

Requirements

A Diploma or above in Immunology/Biology or related disciplines, with at least 1 year's experience in relevant research fields. Practical training in cell culture, flow cytometry and qRT-PCR; experience in statistical analysis, scientific writing and graphics are required.

Closing Date

23 February 2018

More information and application

Research Assistant (2 posts, appointment for 18 months)
[Ref. E/R/121/09]

Project

Therapeutic Potential of Neural Motor Prostheses Device for the Treatment of Spinocerebellar Ataxia

Duties

Carry out laboratory research work (including cell culture, flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, molecular biology, animal experiment and behaviour, and computational programming) for the Project.

Requirements

For post (a), a Master’s degree/good honours degree in Biology/Biological Sciences/Neuroscience or related disciplines with strong knowledge of molecular biology, tissue culture, animal surgery and animal behaviour.  Experience in small animal handling (i.e. intraperitoneal injection), immunohistochemistry, western blot, primary cell culture, protein extraction, qPCR and imaging techniques is preferred.

For post (b), a Master’s degree/good honours degree in Engineering/Computer Science/Bioengineering/Computational Neuroscience or related disciplines with strong interest in interdisciplinary research and experience in programming (i.e. MATLAB, Python), signal processing and/or mechatronic system.  Experience in FPGA/hardware programming, electrophysiology and optogenetics is preferred.

For two posts, good command of written and spoken English; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; being mature, self-motivated, hardworking and able to work independently are required.

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

Closing Date

10 March 2018

More information and application

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


Technical Posts

Medical Laboratory Technologist (at the rank of Technical Officer)
[Ref. E/262/09]

Duties

Responsible for the operation of departmental teaching laboratories, function rooms and other laboratory facilities. Main duties include the following:

  1. Assist in teaching practicals in the areas of biomedical sciences/medical laboratory technology;
  2. Assist in management of the core and teaching facilities;
  3. Enforce safety in the teaching laboratories;
  4. Operate and maintain instruments and equipment;
  5. Monitor stock keeping and inventory of teaching materials; and
  6. Perform any other assignments as instructed.

Shift duty and working on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays may be required.

Requirements

A Master’s degree/good honours degree in Biomedical Sciences or related disciplines, with 1/2 years’ working experience in university teaching, research or clinical/medical laboratory. Familiarity with histopathology, cytology, clinical chemistry, medical microbiology and/or hematology is required. Medical Laboratory Technologists (MLT) Board registration is preferred.

Closing Date

3 March 2018

More information and application


12 February 2018