THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2018
Ref
201801638
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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.

Department : School of Public Health

Closing Date : October 31, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of the Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS) of the School of Public Health, to commence as soon as possible for 2 years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, medical sciences, virology or a related discipline. Outstanding and self-motivated candidates with a proven research track record are encouraged to apply.  Experience in cell biology, immunology, animal handling, virology or microbial pathogens handling at BSL-2/3 level would be an advantage. The appointee will conduct independent and collaborative research on influenza and other emerging infectious viruses.  Opportunity for overseas laboratory attachment is available.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Michael C.W. Chan at mchan@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 School at sphhr@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/.  Closes October 31, 2018.

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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