THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
26 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2019
Ref
499121
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 Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 499121), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.

 Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in cancer, molecular biology, cellular biology or related disciplines, with evidence of research experience in cell culture, transfection, in vitro/in vivo functional studying of signal transduction pathways, flow cytometry analysis, preclinical drug testing and animal handling experience.  They should have a good command in English, good interpersonal and communication skills, knowledge of research-related computer software, and the ability to show initiative and work independently while maintaining the smooth running of a research laboratory.  Preference will be given to those with a strong publication record and experience in writing research proposals and grants application. They should also have a strong passion for scientific and clinical research and huge motivation to make contributions to patients with greatest medical needs.    Knowledge of next-generation sequencing is a plus.

The appointee will join a young and dynamic research group with opportunities to conduct projects on female genital tract malignancies supported by research grants.  A main focus of his/her work will be on preclinical drug testing and functional characterization of oncogenes.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Dr. Philip Ip at philipip@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 start on December 10, 2019 and continue until December 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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