THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Stem Cell Biology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
20 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2019
Ref
494056
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Surgery (21700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 494056), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, with proven experience and good publication record in the relevant area of developmental biology, stem cell biology and/or neuroscience. They should be self-motivated and able to conduct research independently. Experience in handling cell culture or transgenic mice is essential.  Experience in human pluripotent stem cell (hPSC), neuronal cell differentiation, flow cytometry, confocal imaging, electrophysiology and patch-clamp analysis will be an advantage.  The appointees will join a young and dynamic research group to study neurogenesis using human pluripotent stem cells and/or animal models.  Enquiries about the duties of the posts should be sent to Dr. Elly Ngan at engan@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 March 4, 2019 and continue until March 31, 2019, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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