Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy

University of Hong Kong

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned. 

Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Ref.: 201701022) 

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Non-Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis. 

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Science, with a strong track record of high quality research in pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical chemistry, drug delivery and other relevant disciplines. Those who are with research interests that complement the departmental research strategy that focus on the development of drug delivery systems for pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals, nanomaterials for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes, strategies for drug transport across biological barriers, and pharmacokinetics are desirable. They should also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching, and contribute to the curriculum development of courses in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes including medical, pharmacy, biomedical science, nursing and/or Chinese medicine. Hong Kong Pharmacist registration and teaching experience will be advantageous. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.pharma.hku.hk/

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. 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, as well as leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. 

Applicants should send a completed application form, a full C.V., at least 3 reference letters with specific comments on the academic competence of the applicants, together with an indication of research orientation to pharmappoint@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc and further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start on August 31, 2017 and continue until November 30, 2017, or until the post is filled, whichever is the earlier. 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. 

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy

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