THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Thursday, 5 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 31 January 2020
Ref
499256
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 499256), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal.  

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in cancer, molecular biology or cellular biology related fields, with experience in animal work, cell culture, cellular and molecular biology.  Preference will be given to those with research experience in flow cytometry, bioinformatics, cancer biology and gastrointestinal cancer (i.e. liver or gastric).  Applicants should be self-motivated, have the ability to multi-task with attention to detail, be organized and able to work independently as well as in a team.  They should also have a good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese.  The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr. Stephanie Ma on research projects relating to exploiting stemness as a cancer cell vulnerability.  For further information, please contact Dr. Stephanie Ma at stefma@hku.hk.  Details of Dr. Ma’s research can be found at http://thesmalab.com/.   

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

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 start from December 18, 2019 and continue until January 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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