Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Chinese Medicine
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 Chinese Medicine (22100)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Chinese Medicine (Ref.: 502150), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree and proven experience in Molecular and Cellular Neurology, Neuropharmacology, Chemical Biology and/or Chinese Medicine. Experience in experimental animal models of stroke and neurodegenerative disease, and/or clinical investigation would be an advantage. Applicants should be an outstanding and self-motivated researcher with proven research track record in international publications; have a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (including Putonghua); and be able to work independently. The appointee is expected to be involved in various research projects. He/She will join a multidisciplinary research group to conduct studies on drug discovery and explore molecular mechanisms of Chinese Herbal Medicine for stroke and neurodegenerative diseases; assist in laboratory research activities; and have the opportunity to collaborate with the scientists from HKU, Mainland China and North America. Enquiries about the post can be sent to Professor Jiangang Shen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500389) 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 commence as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.