THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
24 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2019
Ref
495535
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 Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 495535), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering, Biological Science or a related discipline, with experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell culture, and/or animal handling techniques.  They should be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team.  The appointee will participate in research projects relating to developing cutting-edge genome engineering, synthetic biology, high-throughput screening, and combinatorial genetics technologies, and their applications in devising new therapeutic strategies against cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.  He/She will also gain research experiences in CRISPR technology and high-throughput screening techniques, as well as participate in multidisciplinary research. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Alan Wong at aslw@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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on May 7, 2019 and continue until June 15, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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