THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
Jun 18, 2021
End of advertisement period
Sep 30, 2021
Ref
504335
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: School of Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (several posts) in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 504335), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biomedical/Biological Sciences, Cell Biology, or a related discipline.  Preference will be given to those with research experience in at least two of the areas including stem cells, regenerative medicine, cancer, heart disease, liver disease, animal models, immunology, embryology, genomics, genome-editing or drug screening.  Applicants should have a good command of written and spoken English, strong communication skills, and a demonstrated track record of publishing academic research papers. They should also be self-motivated, innovative, and able to work well in an interdisciplinary team.  The appointees are expected to contribute to a translational research programme in stem cell biology, and conduct research projects in a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists. Working outside campus may be required.  Enquiries about the posts should be sent to Professor Liu Pengtao at pliu88@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 posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from July 1, 2021 and continue until September 30, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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