THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Wednesday, 5 August 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Ref
501827
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 Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS) of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 501827), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a PhD degree or a doctoral degree by research in public health, biomedical sciences, microbiology, biotechnology, molecular biology, or a relevant discipline. They should be team players who have a strong sense of responsibility, curiosity for science, and independent thinking. Experience in molecular biology techniques and/or handling microbial pathogens at BSL2 laboratories would be an advantage. The appointee will work in the laboratory and in the field to study influenza transmission and pathogenesis.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. H.L. Yen by email at hyen@hku.hk.

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 on August 18, 2020 and continue until September 15, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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