THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Pathology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
26 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2019
Ref
492569
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: Department of Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 492569), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, genetics, computational biology or other relevant disciplines, with solid knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages: R, Perl, Python, C/C++, and JAVA.  Experience in cancer research and/or molecular biology will be an advantage. Preference will be given to those with an expertise in bioinformatics and computational biology. Applicants should have a strong interest in translational research utilizing next-generation sequencing and single-cell sequencing to study liver cancer.  They should be highly motivated, able to work independently as well as in a team, and equipped with a good command of written and spoken English.  The appointee will participate in highly collaborative projects, contribute intellectually to research development, and investigate molecular mechanism of liver cancer using next generation sequencing.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Irene Ng at iolng@hku.hk or Dr. Daniel Ho at dwhho@pathology.hku.hk.

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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on December 7, 2018 and continue until January 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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