Research Assistant Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences

September 30, 2022

Job Description

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

School of Biomedical Sciences

Research Assistant Professor

(Ref: 220002GY) (Closing date: October 21, 2022)

The School of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine (CU Medicine) welcomes individuals who are highly devoted to innovative biomedical research to apply for the post of full-time Research Assistant Professor. Individuals with demonstrated interdisciplinary research experience in 3D genome, cancer epigenetics, tumor immunology and immunotherapy are most welcomed. The School will provide appropriate laboratory and state-of-the-art research facilities including single-cell omics core.

Applicants should have (i) a PhD or its equivalent in the biological and biomedical sciences or related disciplines; (ii) experiences in using animal models to study tumor immunology and immunotherapy; (iii) a good track record of research and publication in international peer-reviewed scientific journals in one or more related areas; and (iv) a record of winning competitive grants. The successful candidate is expected to pursue independent and collaborative research that could lead to publications in top scientific journals and competitive research funding.

Appointment(s) will be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing at the fourth quarter of 2022, renewable subject to performance, funding, and mutual agreement.

Further enquiry is welcomed by Prof. Alfred Cheng ([email protected]).

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Application Procedure

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