Professor / Associate Professor - Environmental Microbiology: China

The Department of Biology of the Faculty of Science is recruiting tenure-track faculty members in the following area:

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Science and Environmental Biotechnology) 

Applicants should have a PhD degree in biology or related fields, with postdoctoral training and a demonstrated record of outstanding research publications and teaching credentials in bioconversion, environmental contamination, bio-products, agriculture and resource management.

The appointees are expected to develop strong externally-funded research programmes, and committed to excellence in teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

These are tenure-track positions with initial appointment to be made on fixed-term contract of three years. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. Tenure is expected to be attained within six years.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications and recent teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.


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