[Taxacom] Systematics/Ecology Professorship post available at CUHK

But Paul paulbut at hotmail.com
Fri Dec 14 22:31:56 CST 2012

Opening at Chinese University of Hong Kong for Associate or Assistant Professor Post for plant systematics and ecology with specialization in molecular systematics/ecology and knowledge on flora of southern China.http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk/JobVacancies/TeachingAdministrativeandProfessionalPosts/tabid/202/Default.aspxDepartment/UnitSchool of Life SciencesPositionAssociate Professor / Assistant ProfessorReference Number1213/100(737)/2Closing Date
(mm dd,yyyy)January 2, 2013Post SpecificationThe School invites applications for an Associate Professorship / Assistant Professorship. Applicants should (i) have a doctoral degree in a relevant biological science discipline; (ii) postdoctoral experience in plant systematics and ecology; and preferably (iii) specialize in molecular systematics/ecology, and have knowledge on flora of southern China. 

The appointee will (a) teach courses in plant biology and/or ecology; (b) develop a competitive research program; (c) serve as curator of the Shiu-Ying Hu Herbarium of the School and oversee the operation and management of the Herbarim; and (d) collaborate with faculty members of the School on plant biotechnology, Chinese medicinal research, or ecology and conservation. 

Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2013, which, subject to mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Review of applications will begin in January 2013, and continue until the post is filled.Monthly Salary and Fringe BenefitsSalary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, plus a contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer and housing benefits for eligible appointees.

The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

Application ProcedurePlease send completed application forms, together with copies of qualification documents, curriculum vitae and three selected publications, to the Director, School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong by post before the closing date. 

Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application - Confidential' on cover. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. 


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