Post-doctoral Fellow in Statistical Genetics
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 Statistics and Actuarial Science (25900)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Statistical Genetics in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science (Ref.: 499157), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in a quantitative field including, but not limited to, statistics, biostatistics, computer science, bioinformatics, and computational biology. They should have experience and interest in human genetics. The appointee will conduct research in the group of Dr. Yan (Dora) Zhang. Current topics of the group include statistical genetics, bioinformatics, risk prediction, and large-scale biomedical data analysis. Information about the Department and Dr. Zhang can be obtained at https://saasweb.hku.hk/ and http://web.hku.hk/~doraz/ respectively.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a one-page research statement, and contact information of two referees. They should also arrange two reference letters to be sent to Dr. Zhang (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org) directly by the referees. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.