Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Thursday, 15 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 20 May 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Psychiatry (21500)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry (Ref.: 503646), to commence as soon as possible for two years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in a biological or psychological discipline, and preferably experience in laboratory techniques such as molecular biology, mammalian cell culture,  or mouse studies. Knowledge of bioinformatics would be an advantage.  The appointee will join a research program to study the genetics and molecular mechanisms of depression and related neuropsychiatric disorders. He/She will also assist in small-group, introductory-level, undergraduate teaching on topics related to genetics, behaviour and society.  Enquiries about the duties of the post can be sent to Dr. Larry Baum at or Professor Pak Sham at

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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on April 28, 2021 and continue until May 20, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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