Research Assistant Professor in Biomarker Discovery and Clinical Proteomics



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Job description

Ref: 520194

Work type: Full-time

Categories: Senior Research Staff & Post-doctoral Fellow

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in Biomarker Discovery and Clinical Proteomics in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 520194), to commence as soon as possible for one to three years with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree, preferably with experience in multiomics and/or bioinformatics.  They should have evidence of high-quality research as indicated by publication record; project management skills; and the ability to work independently and efficiently.  The appointee will use advanced quantitative proteomics platforms such as Olink and Simoa Technology to discover and validate disease-specific biomarkers in clinical samples. Details of the R&D activities can be found at and  Enquiries about the post should be sent to [email protected].

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 516525) need not re-apply.

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. Appointment on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

How to apply

The University only accepts online applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from May 9, 2023 and continue until July 31, 2023, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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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.