THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Biological Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
03 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2019
Ref
494335
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.: 494335), 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 or in cryo-electron microscopy would be an advantage.  The appointee will work on the structure determination of macromolecular complexes using cryo-electron microscopy.  He/She will study cryo-EM structures of large protein complexes that are involved in DNA replication, chromatin dynamics, and relevant areas (or beyond).  More information about the research can be found 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 salary commensurate with 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 the names of 2-3 referees, and a statement of research interests.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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