THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Metabolic Medicine and Immunometabolism

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
18 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2020
Ref
499656
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.

Department of Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine (20600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Metabolic Medicine and Immunometabolism in the Department of Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Ref.: 499656), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, preferably with experience in adipose biology, immunology, multi-omics and/or manipulation of genetically-modified mice.  The appointee will work on a research project to characterize heterogeneity of adipose tissues and to identify secretory factors involved in conversion of white adipocytes to brown adipocytes.  Details of our research program can be found at www.sklpb.hku.hk and https://medic.hku.hk/staff_detail.php?id=19.  Enquiries about the post can be sent to Miss Lily Li at lily46@hku.hk.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499287) need not re-apply.

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 as soon as possible and continue until April 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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