City University of Hong Kong City University of Hong Kong Jockey Club 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 PhD Programme in Biomedical Sciences and Interdisciplinary PhD Programme in Veterinary Sciences are accepted throughout the year and will be considered mainly in one admission round. The application deadline for 2019 entry is 1 December 2018. Please visit the following websites for details.

PhD Programme in Biomedical Sciences

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

Checklist for Applicants of BMS Research Degree Programmes

Application Procedures


Research Openings

Postdoctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant
(Appointment for 6 months with possibility of extension)
[Ref. C/R/163/09]

Project

Inhibitory Gating of Neural Circuits for Dynamic Representation of Distinct Odor Features

Duties

Carry out research activities for the Project.

Requirements

A Master’s degree in Engineering/Biology or related disciplines with at least 1 year’s relevant experience. Interest in Neuroscience with strong command of written and spoken English; strong organizational, interpersonal skills and work ethics with self-motivation are required. Experience in MATLAB, brain electrophysiology (in vivo or in vitro), optogenetics, stereotaxic surgery and injection in mice are preferred. Candidates with a PhD in Engineering/Neuroscience/Biology and no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience may be considered for appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow.

Closing Date

19 October 2018

More information and application

Postdoctoral Fellow
(Appointment for 3 months with possibility of extension)
[Ref. C/R/161/09]

Project

Establishing a Research Platform to Study Neuropsychiatric Lupus in Human and Murine Model

Duties

Carry out laboratory research work (including multi-colour flow cytometry, molecular biology and animal experiments) for the Project.

Requirements

A PhD in Immunology/Biology or related disciplines, with no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience.

Closing Date

12 October 2018

More information and application

Senior Research Assistant / Research Assistant
(Appointment for 3 months with possibility of extension)
[Ref. C/R/156/09]

Project

Establishing a Research Platform to Study Neuropsychiatric Lupus in Human and Murine Model

Duties

Carry out laboratory research work (including multi-colour flow cytometry, molecular biology and animal experiments) for the Project.

Requirements

A good honours degree in Immunology/Biology or related disciplines, with at least 1 year’s relevant working experience. Candidates with a Master’s degree and 1 year’s post-qualification relevant working experience may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.

Closing Date

6 November 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. C/502/09]

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 good honours degree in Immunology/Biology or related disciplines, with at least 1 year’s relevant working experience. Candidates with a Master’s degree and 1 year’s post-qualification relevant working experience may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Assistant.

Closing Date

12 October 2018

More information and application


10 October 2018