THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
13 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Ref
492496
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.

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biological Sciences (26000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 492496), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry or equivalent. They should have a strong background in protein biochemistry/purification and structural biology. Experience in baculovirus and mammalian expression systems is an advantage. The appointee will study the structure and function of large protein complexes involved in DNA replication and chromatin dynamics in yeast and higher eukaryotes. Training on using cryo-Electron Microscopy (cryo-EM) to solve high-resolution structures will be provided. More information about the research can be found in the publications at    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Yuanliang+Zhai. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Yuanliang Zhai at zhai@hku.hk.  

A highly competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. with references and a brief statement of research interests. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until February 28, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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