research assistant professor in medical physics / health and imaging informatics / microbiology
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research assistant professor in medical physics / health and imaging informatics / microbiology

United Kingdom 31 May 2021


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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.


Research Assistant Professor in Medical Physics / Health and Imaging Informatics / Microbiology (several posts) (Ref. 20112708)

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 for more information about the Department.


The appointees 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.  


Applicants should:

(a) have a doctoral degree in Medical Physics, Health and Imaging Informatics, Microbiology or other related disciplines;

(b) have demonstrated promise of a high level of creative ability in research and teaching in some subdivisions of his/her field;

(c) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills; and  

(d) 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.


Please send a completed application form by post with the names and addresses of two referees to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to .  Application forms can be downloaded from .  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Consideration of applications will commence in January 2021 until the positions are filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at .

PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

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