THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
26 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
Ref
499837
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 Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 499837), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in biological/biomedical sciences or a related discipline, with proven experience and a good publication record.  Experience in primary cell culture, molecular biology, flow cytometry, imaging and animal studies is preferred.  Self-motivation is essential. The appointee will work under the supervision of Professor S.Y. Leung (http://www.hku.hk/patho/staff/list/syleung.html) to characterize tumor driver genes in gastrointestinal tract cancer using 3D organoid cultures and genome editing technology as part of a theme-based research project.  The main focus will be on integrative analysis of genomics data and functional characterization of novel cancer related genes as discovered by genomics approach.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor S.Y. Leung at suetyi@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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on April 8, 2020 and continue until July 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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