Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Tuesday, 21 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Monday, 31 August 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.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Surgery (21700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 500675), to commence as soon as possible for two years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree and proven experience in molecular genetics, next generation sequencing and animal model.  They should be outstanding and self-motivated researchers with a proven research track record in the area of molecular and cancer biology.  Experience in clinical studies and grant applications, particularly in collaboration grants with mainland China, is an advantage.  Fluency in English and Cantonese, and adequate proficiency in Putonghua are preferred.  The appointee is expected to work independently and be involved in various projects related to breast cancer biology.  He/She will assist in laboratory research activities and will have the opportunity to work with collaborating divisions/centres in HKU and in HKU-Shenzhen Hospital.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be directed to Professor Ava Kwong at  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499972) 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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on August 2, 2020 and continue until August 31, 2020 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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