THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Wednesday, 4 August 2021
End of advertisement period
Monday, 31 January 2022
Ref
507810
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 Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 507810), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, preferably in computational biology, bioinformatics, biomedical sciences, biological science, or a related discipline.  They should be familiar with UNIX environment, computer programming and R language.  They should also be self-motivated, organized, and able to work independently as well as in a team.  Preference will be given to those with solid experience in cancer biology, genome biology, and next-generation sequencing analysis.  The appointee will work with Dr. Carmen Wong and Dr. Jack Wong on projects related to cancer genome and epigenome of liver cancer.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Carmen Wong and Dr. Jack Wong at carmencl@pathology.hku.hk and jackwong@pathology.hku.hk. Further details about the research team can be find at http://www.carmenwong-lab.com and http://www.jackwonglab.com.

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 on August 17, 2021 and continue until January 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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