Post­doctoral Fellow, Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Thursday, 4 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 15 July 2020
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.

Developing MR Imaging Method From Hyperpolarized C13 Nano-diamond in Vivo

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Diagnostic Radiology (20500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post­-doctoral Fellow in developing MR imaging method from hyperpolarized C13 nano-diamond in vivo in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology (Ref.: 500314), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.   

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Quantum Physics, Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering or related disciplines.  They should be self-driven, highly motivated, creative with excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.  This research aims at a new low-cost metabolic imaging using hyperpolarized C13 nano-diamond and MRI.  Applicants should have the relevant experience in quantum optics, microscopy and programming.  The appointee will work in a multidisciplinary environment that requires exceptional research and problem-solving skills.  Research training on MRI data acquisition and sequence development will be provided.  He/She will also be provided with the opportunity to work on state-of-the-art C13 hyperpolarization techniques.  Enquiries about the post can be sent to Dr. Cao Peng at and Dr. Chu, Zhiqin at  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499778) need not re-apply.

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 as soon as possible and continue until July 15, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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