Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Assistant I/II, Research Division for Molecular and Cell Biology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Friday, 8 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 28 February 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Research Division for Molecular and Cell Biology (25003)
Categories: Academic-related Staff, Research Support Staff

Application is invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Assistant I/II in the Research Division for Molecular and Cell Biology (Ref.: 498954), to commence in February 2020 for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Cell/Molecular Biology, with good research experience in cell culture and molecular biology technique.  Those with research experience in CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing are preferred.  The appointee will participate in a project about how DNA replication/repair intermediates pose a substantial threat to cell division and genome stability (see Chan and West, 2018 Cell Cycle. PMCID: PMC6226235; Chan et al., 2018 Nature Cell Biology. PMCID: PMC5742284).  Further information can be found at the lab website  Applicants with less qualifications may be considered for appointment as Research Assistant I/II.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Gary Ying Wai Chan at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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