THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology and State Key Laboratory of Liver Research

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
17 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2019
Ref
495848
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
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.: 495848), 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 in-depth experience with at least one of the following programming languages: R, Perl, Python, C/C++, and JAVA. They should be highly motivated with the ability to work in a team environment. Good oral and written communication skills in English are required. Experience in cancer research and/or molecular biology will be an advantage. Preference will be given to those with expertise in bioinformatics and computational biology, and competence in utilizing next-generation sequencing and single-cell sequencing to study liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma, HCC). Those who have a strong interest in translational research and appreciate the complexity of biological systems are particularly encouraged to apply. The ability to work independently, to participate in highly collaborative projects, and to contribute intellectually to research development are requisites for the position. The appointee will investigate molecular mechanism of liver cancer using next generation sequencing. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Ms. Elsie Wu at skllr@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 June 28, 2019 and continue until October 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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