THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Surgery

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
09 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2018
Ref
201801604
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department : Department of Surgery

Closing Date : November 30, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Department of Surgery, to commence as soon as possible for two to three years.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree, proven experience and good publication record in the area of developmental biology, stem cell biology, or neuroscience relevant area.  Experience in handling human induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC), neuronal cell differentiation, derivation of organoids from hiPSC, flow cytometry or confocal imaging is essential, so is self-motivation. Experience in electrophysiology and patch-clamp analysis will be an advantage. The appointees will join a young and dynamic research group working independently to study neurogenesis using human pluripotent stem cells and/or animal models.  Enquiries should be directed to Dr. Elly Ngan at engan@hku.hk

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 the Department at engan@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 as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 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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