THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Thursday, 11 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 31 May 2021
Ref
503510
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 AIDS Institute of the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 503510), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Medicine, Microbiology, Biology or a related discipline.  They should be highly competent in immunology and molecular biology techniques, and able to work independently and in a team.  Preference will be given to those with work experience in transcriptome, animal models and molecular experiments.  The appointee is expected to play an important role in the team on molecular mechanisms of protective immune responses during HIV infection or cancer immunotherapy.  He/She will design and perform experiments involving animal immunization, immune assays, flow cytometry, cell imaging, deep sequencing and data analysis, etc.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to the AIDS Institute at aidsinst@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., and the contact information of 3 referees.  Review of applications will start from March 24, 2021 and continue until May 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.