Applications are invited for the following post in the Centre for Chinese Herbal Medicine Drug Development, which is located in the Hong Kong Science Park.

Centre for Chinese Herbal Medicine Drug Development

Senior Research Associate (Investigational New Drug) (PR0094/20-21)

The appointee will participate in research projects relating to cutting-edge new drug development with Chinese herbal medicine. He/She is also required to coordinate the Investigational New Drug (IND) application of a botanical drug from US and a new drug from China.


  • A PhD’s or Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences, Biological Science, or a related discipline;
  • Experience in IND application locally and internationally;
  • Experience in botanical drug and/or Chinese Medicine drug research; and
  • Organised, self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team.

Those who have responded to the advertisement posted in October 2020 need not re-apply.

Initial appointment will be offered on a fixed-term contract of two years. Re-appointment thereafter will be subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants not invited for interview 8 weeks after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. 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 and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 13 March 2021

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