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)

Application Procedures


Research Openings

Research Assistant (2 posts)
(Appointment for 18 months)
[Ref. C/R/181/09]

Project

Developing Targeted Gene Therapies Against Breast and Lung Cancer Based on Red Blood Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles

Duties

Perform molecular cell biology experiments (including cell culture, extracellular vesicle purification and characterization, cell assays and imaging, and delivery of RNA drugs in mouse models).

Requirements

A Master’s/good honours degree in Life Sciences, with strong background and experience in molecular cell biology. Good communication skills in both English and Chinese are required.

Closing Date

28 December 2018

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Research Fellow / Postdoctoral Fellow (2 posts)
(Appointment for 18 months)
[Ref. C/R/180/09]

Project

Developing Targeted Gene Therapies Against Breast and Lung Cancer Based on Red Blood Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicles

Duties

Design and perform molecular cell biology experiments (including cancer cell culture, extracellular vesicle purification, cell assays and imaging, and delivery of RNA drugs in mouse models).

Requirements

A PhD in Life Sciences from top ranking universities, with strong background and experience in molecular cell biology (mammalian cells). Good publication record and good communication skills in English are required. Candidates with 3 years’ postdoctoral experience or less may be considered for appointment as Postdoctoral Fellow.

Closing Date

28 December 2018

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Senior Research Associate / Senior Research Assistant
(Appointment for 6 months)
[Ref. C/R/179/09]

Project

Rapid and Highly Sensitive Detection System for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Duties

Carry out research activities in molecular microbiology of infectious diseases; conduct experiments related to molecular biology, biochemistry and microbiology.

Requirements

A Master’s degree in Biological Science/Microbiology or related disciplines, with 1 year’s working experience. Candidates with strong experience in molecular biology and/or bioinformatics analysis would be an advantage. Good organizational skills, ability to handle multi-tasks, work independently and as a team, and strong sense of responsibility are required.

Closing Date

28 December 2018

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

Closing Date

31 January 2018

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

Closing Date

31 January 2018

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Senior Research Associate / Research Associate
(Appointment for 12 months)
[Ref. C/R/157/09]

Duties

Carry out activities for research projects; support the operation of departmental teaching/research laboratories, function rooms and other laboratory facilities.

Requirements

A good honours degree in Science or related disciplines with 2 years’ laboratory experience. Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese, and strong work ethics with self-motivation are required. Familiarity with cellular biology and imaging instrumentation is preferred. Candidates with a Master’s degree and 5 years’ laboratory experience may be considered for appointment as Senior Research Associate. (Those who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.)

Closing Date

14 December 2018

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Postdoctoral Fellow
(Appointment for 24 months)
[Ref. C/R/164/09]

Project

Unraveling the RhpRS-mediated Signaling Pathway of Type III Secretion System in Pseudomonas Syringae

Duties

Carry out research work (including bacterial pathogenesis/antibiotic resistance, microbial bioinformatics, and plant pathology) for the Project.

Requirements

A PhD in Microbiology/Bioinformatics/Plant Pathology from top ranking universities, with no more than 3 years’ postdoctoral experience. Good command of written and spoken English; strong knowledge of microbiology (specializing in bacterial pathogenesis and antibiotic resistance, bioinformatics and plant pathology), with publications in well-known life sciences journals as first-author are required.

(For enquiries, please contact Dr DENG Xin via email at xindeng@cityu.edu.hk.)

Closing Date

23 November 2018

More information and application

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


Technical Posts

Currently no vacancy.


14 December 2018