Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences 
(Ref.: 201601770) 

Applications are invited for tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth Sciences, from September 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The post will initially be made on a three-year term basis with consideration for tenure during the second three-year appointment. The appointee is expected to strengthen the existing climate and environmental change research cluster in the Department of Earth Sciences as well as developing interdisciplinary collaboration with other departments and units of the Faculty of Science. Candidates in all areas of contemporary climate change will be considered, with preference given to those using modeling approaches. Applicants should have a distinguished international reputation with a substantial research record. They should be able to provide leadership to enhance the Department’s profile both locally and internationally as a Centre of Excellence in research and teaching. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.earthsciences.hku.hk/

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as 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 Y.Q. Zong, Head of the Department of Earth Sciences (e-mail: [log in to unmask]). Interested applicants should submit a completed application form, together with an up-to-date C.V., a detailed publication list, a research plan, and a statement on teaching philosophy to [log in to unmask]. Please indicate clearly the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/Closes February 28, 2017

full announcement: http://jobs.hku.hk/jd.php?id=201601770

Research Assistant Professor & Honorary Assistant Professor
Department of Earth Sciences & Swire Institute for Marine Science
Hui Oi Chow Building, room 331
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
+852 3917 7835

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