Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

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Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 493972), to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in pharmacology or other relevant disciplines, with a strong track record of high quality research. Those with research interests that complement the departmental research strategy with a focus on cardiovascular pharmacology are highly desirable. Experience in ischemic animal models and electrophysiology will be an advantage. Applicants should also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, and the ability to contribute to the curriculum development of courses in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including medicine, pharmacy, biomedical sciences, nursing and/or Chinese medicine. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.pharma.hku.hk/.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

How to apply

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., at least 3 reference letters with specific comments on their academic competence, and an indication of research orientation. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

The University of Hong Kong (or HKU, traditional Chinese: 香港大學) is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong and is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in Asia. The medium of instruction in most cases is English.