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.

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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 2017 entry is 6 December 2016. Please visit the following websites for details.

Interdisciplinary PhD Programme in Veterinary Sciences (under School of Veterinary Medicine)

PhD Programme in Biomedical Sciences

Application Procedures


Research Openings

Postdoctoral Fellow / Senior Research Assistant
(Appointment for 3 months with possibility of extension)
[Ref. E/R/096/09]

Project

  1. The Role of IL-33 in the Modulation of Macrophage Differentiation and Immunoregulatory Functions in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  2. Establishing a Research Platform to Study Neuropsychiatric Lupus in Human and Murine Model

Duties

Carry out research activities for the Projects.

Requirements

A Master’s degree or above in Immunology/Biology or related disciplines with at least 1 year’s relevant experience including supervision of postgraduate students. Skills and experience in animal experiments, flow cytometry and cell culture are required. Strong background and experience in molecular biology are preferred. Candidates with a PhD and no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience may be considered for appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow. (Those who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.)

Closing Date

19 June 2017

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Senior Research Assistant
(Appointment for 12 months)
[Ref. E/R/098/09]

Project

Assessing Imbalance of Excitation and Inhibition in a Model of Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Duties

Carry out research activities for the Project.

Requirements

A Master's degree or above in Biology/Neurobiology/Engineering with at least 1 year's laboratory experience in biological sciences. Experience in at least one of the areas, including brain slice electrophysiology, optogenetics, immunofluorescent staining, confocal microscopy, mouse handling, stereotaxic surgery and injection, electronics and instrument building; interest in neuroscience; strong organizational and interpersonal skills; strong work ethics with self-motivation; and good command of written and spoken English are required. (Those who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.)

Closing Date

18 April 2017

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Research Assistant
(Appointment for 6 months with possibility of extension)
[Ref. E/R/109/09]

Project

Advanced Research Experience for Undergraduate Students

Duties

Perform cell and molecular biology experiments, and assist in teaching undergraduate students how to conduct experiments in the laboratory.

Requirements

A Master's degree/good honours degree in Biology or related disciplines, with excellent command of written and spoken English. Experience in cell and molecular biology as well as mouse work is preferred.

Closing Date

7 April 2017

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Research Assistant
(Appointment for 12 months)
[Ref. E/R/106/09]

Project

Revealing the Neural Basis of Auditory Perception

Duties

Carry out research activities for the Project.

Requirements

A good honours degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related disciplines. Programming knowledge of Python and/or Matlab is required. Experience in Linux is preferred. (Those who have responded to the previous advertisement need not re-apply.)

Closing Date

31 March 2017

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Technical Posts

Currently no vacancy.


24 March 2017