Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Health (Medical) Geography/Biogeography/Soil Science
Title:  Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Health (Medical) Geography/Biogeography/Soil Science
Source:  Faculty opportunities
Category:  Other Special Topics
Employer:  Hong Kong Baptist University
Deadline:  9/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
Post Date:  3/1/2022 12:00:00 AM
Location:  Hong Kong
Contact:  Human Resources Office:
Describe:  Applicants should possess (i) a PhD degree in Geography or a cognate discipline and conduct lab-based research and teaching on health implications of environment, ecology, water/air quality, or pollution in urban environment; (ii) a track record of high-quality publications; and (iii) Successful record in securing competitive research funding would be considered an asset, as would interdisciplinary research experience. Priorities will be given to physical/natural science candidates who have worked at a top-100 university or research institute outside of Hong Kong. Outstanding candidate may be nominated for appointment under the Global STEM Professorship Scheme of the Hong Kong SAR government. The appointee is expected to teach in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as well as supervise student research projects at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. This is a tenure-track position with initial appointment on a fixed-term contract of two to three years commencing September 2022. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement. Tenured appointment is expected to be attained within six years. Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( with samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications, statements of teaching and research interest, and recent teaching evaluation results. They should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Human Resources Office (Email: direct. Those not invited for interview 4 months after submission of application may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise. 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 post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms & conditions then applicable at the time of offer.