Postdoctoral Fellow in Gynaecological Cancer

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
12 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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: Department of Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Gynaecological Cancer in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 492410), 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 in molecular biology, cellular biology or related disciplines.  Preference will be given to those with research experience in cell culture, transfection, in vitro/in vivo functional studying of signal transduction pathways, flow cytometry analysis, preclinical drug testing. Experience in animal handling would be an advantage. Grant writing and publication experience and knowledge of next-generation sequencing would be a bonus.  Applicants should be passionate, enthusiastic, and able to show initiative and work independently. The appointee will join a young and dynamic research group with opportunities to conduct research related to gynaecological cancer. A main focus of his/her work will be on functional characterization of cancer pathways.  He/She will also assist in maintaining the smooth operation of a research laboratory.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Philip Ip at

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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start on November 23, 2018 and continue until December 14, 2018, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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