Applications are invited for:
Department of Chemistry
Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s)
The Department invites applications for two professoriate openings arisen from retirement of academic staff. The Department’s research directions are geared towards materials and chemical biology. The Department is prepared to provide the appointees with suitable start-up funds for their research. Opportunities for annual application of research funding on a competitive basis are available in Hong Kong.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in chemistry, specializing in organic/inorganic/organometallic chemistry. Working knowledge of Chinese language will be an advantage. The appointees will (a) teach undergraduate and postgraduate chemistry courses, including advanced courses in their specialty; (b) conduct/supervise undergraduate chemistry laboratory classes; (c) capitalize on the well-established infrastructure in the Department for independent research in their fields of expertise; (d) serve as research supervisors of selected postgraduate students enrolled in MPhil/PhD programmes; and (e) assist in the administration of the Department.
Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Applications/Nominations will be considered until the posts are filled.
Salary and Fringe Benefits
Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.
Please send full curriculum vitae, together with copies of qualification documents, a publication list, and a research proposal of maximum eight typed pages with a realistic estimate of the minimum start-up financial support (in Hong Kong dollars) for initiation and conducting of quality research projects, to the Chairman, Department of Chemistry, Ma Lin Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong by post.
Please also arrange three letters of recommendation to be forwarded by referees directly to the Department Chairman.
The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark ‘Application – Confidential’ on cover.