THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology

Expiring today

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
15 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Sep 2019
Ref
498395
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 Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the AIDS Institute of the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 498395), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Medicine, Microbiology, Biology or a related discipline.  They should be highly competent in immunology and molecular biology techniques.  Preference will be given to those with work experience in transcriptome, animal models and molecular experiments.  The appointee is expected to work independently and to play an important role in the team on molecular mechanisms of protective immune responses during HIV infection or cancer immunotherapy.  He/She will need to design and perform experiments, which involve animal immunization, immune assays, flow cytometry, cell imaging, deep sequencing and data analysis, etc.  Enquiries about the post can be directed to the AIDS Institute at aidsinst@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., and the contact information of 3 referees.  Review of applications will start from August 29, 2019 and continue until September 15, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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