Assistant Professor in Toxicology and Environmental Health (Ref. 16110108)


Job Description

Assistant Professor in Toxicology and Environmental Health (Ref. 16110108)

Location: Hunghom


Assistant Professor in Toxicology and Environmental Health (Ref. 16110108)

The appointee will be required to (a) conduct lectures, practical sessions and tutorials at taught master’s and undergraduate levels in Toxicology, Environmental Toxicology, Food Safety, Environmental Health, Physiology and/or related disciplines; (b) supervise MPhil and PhD students; (c) establish a vigorous research programme at the cutting edge of toxicology, environmental health and toxicology, food safety and/or related disciplines and engage in other scholarly activities; and (d) contribute to departmental and programme administration as well as curriculum development.

Applicants should (a) have a PhD degree in Toxicology, Environmental Toxicology, Food Safety or related areas with particular background and interest in investigating pathogenesis and detection; (b) have an excellent publication record in peer-reviewed international journals, especially in the areas of toxicology, environmental toxicology and health, environmental epidemiology, exposure science, risk assessment, global health, food safety, pathogenesis and detection; and (c) be highly motivated and possess creative talents to develop and apply the state-of-the-art techniques in the areas of toxicology, environmental toxicology, food safety and sustainability. Preference will be given to those who have an undergraduate degree in Toxicology, Environmental Sciences, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Food Safety or related disciplines.

Applicants should have relevant post-qualification experience in teaching and research, have an established track record in obtaining external funding/research grants, and be able to demonstrate evidence of possession of effective classroom teaching skills.

Please visit the website at for more information about the Department.

[Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisements need not re-apply.]

Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement. For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

Please submit application form via email to [email redacted, apply via Jobable]; by fax at 2764 3374; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address. If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Initial consideration of applications will commence on 9 December 2016. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelMaster

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

directions_walk6 mins walk from Hung Hom Station