THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Tuesday, 8 September 2020
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Ref
502044
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.: 502044), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent with a strong background in biological/medical sciences.  A strong background in bioinformatics is essential.  Experience in next generation sequencing analysis, infectious disease and computer programming is required.  The appointee will work in a research team to study virus genetics and evolution. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Leo Poon at llmpoon@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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on September 21, 2020 and continue until September 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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