THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Antimicrobial Resistance

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
04 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
15 May 2020
Ref
499900
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: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Antimicrobial Resistance in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 499900), to commence as soon as possible for one or two year(s), with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biology, microbiology or related disciplines. They should have research experience in bacteriology and antimicrobial resistance.  Experience in molecular biology and microbiome research will be highly advantageous.  The appointee will work on a new long-term, multi-phased, international epidemiological and laboratory research programme on the etiologies of antimicrobial resistance.  He/S​he will assist in managing a bacteriological research laboratory, run experiments, collect clinical specimens, analyse data, write academic papers and grant proposals, and perform other tasks as assigned by supervisors.  Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.  Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 499654) 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 applications 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 May 15, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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