Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
03 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Surgery (21700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Developmental Biology/Stem Cell Biology/Regenerative Medicine in the Department of Surgery and the Dr. Li Dak-Sum Research Centre, HKU-Karolinska Institutet Collaboration in Regenerative Medicine (Ref.: 497041), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, with proven experience and good publication record in the relevant area.  Experience in primary cell culture, organoid culture, cell sorting and downstream processing for single cell RNA sequencing would be an advantage.  Applicants should be able to work independently and to communicate fluently in English. Good interpersonal skills are required. The appointee will work in a multidisciplinary team to conduct culturing/preparation of organoid/single cell for RNA sequencing and data analysis.  He/She will also coordinate and communicate analysis with collaborators, write reports and scientific publications, and supervise postgraduate students.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Paul K.H. Tam 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 16, 2019 and continue until August 31, 2019 (extended to November 30, 2019), or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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