[Coral-List] Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Ecosystem Function - HKU

David Baker dmb98 at cornell.edu
Thu Jan 23 04:12:25 EST 2014

REF: 201400024

Posting Title: Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Ecosystem Function

Department: School of Biological Sciences

Closing Date: March 31,2014 

Applications are invited for tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Ecosystem Function in the School of Biological Sciences, from as soon as possible. The position will initially be made on a three-year term basis, with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure during the second three-year contract. For exceptionally outstanding candidate, the appointment can be made with tenure. Current strategic research areas of the School include: Food Safety and Food for Health, Endocrinology, Ecology, and Plant Evolution and Adaptation.  Further information about the School can be obtained at http://www.biosch.hku.hk/. 

Applicants should have expertise in ecosystem function and services.  Preference will be given to those with an interest in marine ecosystems. The appointee is expected to teach courses related to ecology and environmental sciences, and concurrently serve as a Resident Scientist in the Swire Institute of Marine Science of the University. A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.  The appointments will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as annual leave, and medical benefits.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. 

For enquiries about the existing research activities and the specific job requirements, please write to Professor S.S. Wu, Director of the School of Biological Sciences (e-mail: rudolfwu at hku.hk).  Interested applicants should submit a completed application form, together with a full C.V., a research plan, and a statement on teaching philosophy to scsbs at hku.hk.  Please indicate clearly the reference number and which level they wish to be considered for in the subject of the e-mail.  Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.  Closes March 31, 2014. 

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

David M. Baker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
The Swire Institute of Marine Science,
School of Biological Sciences &
Department of Earth Science
The University of Hong Kong
Kadoorie Biological Sciences Building 
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, PRC

dmbaker at hku.hk


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