THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
29 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2019
Ref
498485
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 Bioinformatics in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 498485), 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 computational biology, bioinformatics, biomedical sciences, biological science, or a related discipline.  They should be familiar with UNIX environment, computer programming and R language.  Preference will be given to those with solid experience in cancer biology, genome biology, and next-generation sequencing analysis.  Applicants should be self-motivated, organized, and able to work independently as well as in a team.  The appointee will work with Dr. Carmen Wong on research projects related to liver cancer genetics and epigenetics.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Carmen Wong at carmencl@pathology.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 September 6, 2019 and continue until September 30, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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