THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
11 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2019
Ref
496973
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: Department of Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 496973), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences, biomedicine or a related discipline. They should be self-motivated with proven experience and a good publication record. Experience in primary cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry, imaging and animal studies is preferred. The appointee will work under the supervision of Professor S.Y. Leung (http://www.hku.hk/patho/staff/list/syleung.html) to characterize tumor driver genes in gastrointestinal tract cancer using 3D organoid cultures and genome editing technology as part of a theme-based research project. The main focus will be on integrative analysis of genomics data and functional characterization of novel cancer related genes as discovered by genomics approach. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor S.Y. Leung at suetyi@hku.hk. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 495528) need not re-apply.

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 as soon as possible and continue until September 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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