Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Thursday, 5 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 19 January 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: Department of Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 499257), to commence in March 2020 for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in microbiology, microbial bioinformatics, or a related discipline, with previous training and/or work experience in bioinformatics analysis of microbial genomes and/or Oxford nanopore technology.  Those with publications in antimicrobial resistance genomics research would have an advantage.  The appointee will mentor junior research staff, write research proposals and apply for grants, exercise existing skills and explore new options.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.  The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. P. L. Ho.

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, upload a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on December 19, 2019 and continue until January 19, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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