Research Assistant Professor in Biomedical Science / Medical Laboratory Science

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATICS

Post Specification

Research Assistant Professor in Biomedical Science / Medical Laboratory Science (Ref. 20083105)
The Department of Health Technology and Informatics is comprised of Medical Laboratory
Science and Radiography – two well-established healthcare disciplines whose tertiary
education has a long history of over 40 years in Hong Kong. The unique combination of these
two healthcare disciplines in one department enables us to share expertise, complement each
other and excel in both academic programmes and research. Please visit the website at
polyu.edu.hk/hti for more information about the Department.

Duties

The appointee will be required to:

(a) conduct research as the main duty and actively pursue external research grants, such as
General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator;
(b) provide quality teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level;
(c) contribute to departmental service; and
(d) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.
Qualifications

Applicants should:

(a) have a doctoral degree in a related discipline;
(b) have demonstrated promise of a high level of creative ability in research and teaching in
some subdivisions of his/her field;
(c) have expertise and experience in bioinformatics and genomics, with knowledge of
molecular diagnostics being an advantage;
(d) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills; and
(e) be highly proficient in written and spoken English.

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Appointments will only be on a
fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Applicants should state their current and expected salary
in the application.