THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Ophthalmology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
24 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
02 Nov 2018
Ref
201801529
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Department of Ophthalmology, to commence as soon as possible for 2 years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability.

Applicants should possess a doctoral degree or equivalent with a good track record in biomedical sciences, biochemistry or bioinformatics. They should have work experience in at least one of the following areas: confocal imaging, animal behavioral tests in cognitive and motor functions, animal surgery, primary neuronal cultures, biochemical assays, Western-blot analysis, or bioinformatics. They should also be energetic and driven with good communication skills. The appointee will work on the project of Lycium Barbarum modulation effect on systemic inflammation and neuroinflammation for Alzheimer’s disease and retinal degenerative diseases.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to Dr. K. Chiu at datwai@hku.hk. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start on October 8, 2018 and continue until November 2, 2018, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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