THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
15 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2019
Ref
497191
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 Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 497191), 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 cutting-edge genome engineering, synthetic biology and combinatorial genetics technologies. The aim of the project is to combine rational protein design with directed evolution in mammalian cells to identify artificially evolved biomolecules to reprogram cells for regenerative medicine applications. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Ralf Jauch at ralf@hku.hk. A full publication list of Dr. Jauch can be found at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=ralf+jauch. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 495532) 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 application 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 October 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier. 

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