Post-doctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics and Cancer Genomics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Wednesday, 11 August 2021
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 30 November 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 Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics and Cancer Genomics in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 507865), 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 in bioinformatics, genetics, computational biology or other relevant disciplines, and in-depth experience in at least one of the following programming languages: R, Python, C/C++ and JAVA. Experience in cancer research and/or molecular biology will be an advantage. Preference will be given to those with expertise in bioinformatics and computational biology. Applicants should have good oral and written communication skills in English, the ability to work independently as well as in a team, and the ability to contribute intellectually to research development.The appointee will join a multi-disciplinary team and investigate the molecular mechanism of liver cancer. He/She will conduct translational research utilizing next-generation sequencing, liquid biopsy, single-cell sequencing and other cutting-edge technologies. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Daniel Ho ( at or Professor Irene Ng ( 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 August 24, 2021 and continue until November 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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