Job ID: 6518

Professor in Hong Kong/China

Position: Professor

Deadline: 30 June 2021

City: Hong Kong

Country: China

Institution: The Chinese University of Hong Kong



The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) ( seeks to appoint a distinguished scholar as the academic and executive director of the Gerald Choa Neuroscience Centre (GCNC).

Neuroscience research at CUHK has a long history and notable achievements. Established with a generous and purposeful philanthropic endowment, the GCNC aims to be a world-class centre of excellence in multi-disciplinary neuroscience research, including neurogenetics, neural circuits and behavior, regenerative neuroscience, neural-vasculature interactions, neuromodulation and brain-machine interface, and other key research areas in neuroscience.

Applicants should be an accomplished academic with an outstanding record of scholarship appropriate for senior appointment at the level of a full Professor; an appreciation of the breadth and depth of neuroscience, in particular the development of cutting-edge innovations; experience in leading well-funded, internationally-recognized, and multi-disciplinary collaborative research programmes; leadership and management ability at an appropriate level in higher education institutions; long-term vision for the development of a contemporary centre of research excellence; and excellent interpersonal and communication skills to enable professional consortial interactions among different stakeholders.

The appointee will be responsible for the vision and stewardship of the centre; undertake overall responsibilities for academic, staff and resource matters; and provide strong academic leadership especially in planning and leading research directions of the centre. Depending on his/her specialty area of scholarly interests, the selected candidate will be affiliated to an academic unit. Salary and fringe benefits will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Consideration of applications/nominations will continue until the post is filled. The University reserves the right to fill the post by invitation.

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