THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Ref
503003
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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: Department of Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 503003), 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 in Microbiology or a related discipline, or an equivalent qualification, with a proven track record in conducting research in emerging viruses such as coronaviruses, enteroviruses, and flaviviruses. Research experience in transcriptomics, lipidomics, and/or metabolomics would be an advantage. They should have a good command of written and spoken English, strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team. They should also be self-motivated, organized, detail-minded and hardworking. The appointee will be involved in research projects related to emerging viruses under the supervision of Dr Jasper Chan.

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 from January 13, 2021 and continue until January 27, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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