Position Announcements

Associate/Assistant Professor in Marine Ecosystem Function











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. 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@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@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.