THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Biomarker Validation, Biobanking and Precision Medicine

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
16 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2018
Ref
201801635
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 : Department of Medicine

Closing Date : December 15, 2018

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Biomarker Validation, Biobanking and Precision Medicine in the Department of Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, preferably with experience in bioinformatics/big data analysis, and/or clinical research on chronic diseases.  The appointee will work closely together with our biomarker discovery and assay development team to validate the clinical relevance of new biomarkers with major chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular complications.  He/She will also coordinate with several clinical centres in Mainland China and overseas for establishment of biobanks and promote personalized medicine.  Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 201801411) need not re-apply. 

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 Ms. Lily Li of the Department at lily46@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 December 15, 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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