Postdoctoral Fellow in Bioinformatics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
21 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Bioinformatics in the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory for Liver Research (Ref.: 499976), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, genetics, computational biology or other relevant disciplines, and in-depth experience with at least one of the following programming languages: R, Perl, Python, C/C++ and JAVA.  Experience in cancer research and/or molecular biology will be an advantage.  Preference will be given to those with expertise in bioinformatics and computational biology, and with strong interests in translational research.  Applicants should be highly motivated individuals with the ability to work in a team environment, and have good oral and written communication skills in English.  The ability to work independently, participate in highly collaborative projects, and contribute intellectually to research development are requisites for the position.  The appointee will investigate the molecular mechanism of liver cancer using next generation sequencing and single-cell sequencing.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Irene Ng at or Dr. Daniel Ho at

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 May 4, 2020, and continue until September 30, 2020 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.