THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in Obesity and Metabolic Disease-related Studies

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
23 Jun 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
Ref
500500
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 Biotechnology

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Research on Obesity and Metabolic Disease-related Studies in the Department of Medicine and State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (2 Posts) (Ref.: 500500), to commence as soon as possible for one to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, preferably with experience in animal models related to obesity and/or metabolic diseases, and in vitro culture and functional analysis of pre-adipocytes and mature adipocytes.  The appointees will work on a research project to identify novel adipocyte precursors and mature adipocytes with non-canonical energy metabolic features.  Details of the research activities can be found at www.sklpb.hku.hk.  Enquiries about the posts can be sent to Dr. Hannah Hui at hannahui@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 posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from July 6, 2020 and continue until July 31, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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