THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Clinical Oncology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
23 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
22 Nov 2019
Ref
498964
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 Clinical Oncology (21600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Clinical Oncology (Ref.: 498964), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.    

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Computational Biology, Molecular Biotechnology, Bioinformatics or Biomedical Sciences, with a strong publication record.  Experience in next-generation sequencing, whole-genome sequencing, transcriptome and single cell NGS studies; and strong expertise in R, Python, Shell and Unix operating systems are essential.  Preference will be given to those with previous experience in circulating tumor cell studies.  A good command of English, good interpersonal and communication skills, and knowledge of bioinformatics tools for cancer genomics would be an advantage.  The appointee will work on cancer research projects.   For further information about the position, please contact Professor Maria Lung at mlilung@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 application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence from November 6, 2019 and continue until November 22, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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