Postdoctoral Fellow (Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology Limited)

Hong Kong, New Territories (HK)
Tuesday, 2 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 24 March 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology Limited

Applications are invited for appointment as Postdoctoral Fellows in the Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology Limited to be located at Hong Kong Science Park (Ref.: PDF2020--001), to commence as soon as possible, on a 1-year contract with the possibility of renewal. Established as a research unit in Hong Kong Science Park and led by Prof. Chi-Ming Che, the Laboratory integrates chemical science and biomedical science for the development of new molecular medicines and diagnostics tools for the treatment and analysis of human diseases with a focus on cancer.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry or Biomedical Science or a related discipline. They should have a good research publication record. Research experiences in at least one of the areas including catalysis, organic synthesis, bioinorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, Chinese medicine, natural products, metal-based therapeutics and diagnostics, bioimaging, mass spectrometry, proteomics, metabolomics, cancer biology and pharmacology, cancer stem cells and animal models of cancers are desirable. Applicants should be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team. The appointee will conduct research projects on synthetic chemistry, chemical biology and drug discovery in a multidisciplinary team of chemists and biologists.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send their cover letter, detailed up-to-date CV, and 2 reference letters to the email account info@hksccb.hk.  Review of applications will continue until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. 

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