Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
19 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2019
Contract Type
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 (Ref.: 496928), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Applicants possess a Ph.D. degree in cancer/molecular/cellular biology or other related disciplines, with a strong passion for scientific and clinical research and the motivation to make contributions to patients who have malignancies which are difficult to treat using current knowledge and techniques. They should have a good command of English, good interpersonal and communication skills, knowledge of research-related computer softwares, and the ability to work independently while maintaining the smooth running of a research laboratory. They should also have research experience in cell culture, transfection, in vitro/in vivo functional studying of signal transduction pathways, flow cytometry analysis, and preclinical drug testing. Experience in animal handling is required. Preference will be given to those with a good publication record and grant-writing experience. Knowledge of next-generation sequencing is an advantage.

The appointee will join a funded research group to conduct research on female genital tract malignancies. A main focus will be on preclinical drug testing functional characterization of oncogenic pathways and immune microenvironment. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Philip Ip at 

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 July 2, 2019 and continue until July 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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