THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
08 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Aug 2020
Ref
500493
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 the School of Public Health (Ref.: 500493), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biology or a related discipline, with a strong background in animal science research. They should have a good command of written and spoken English, strong communication skills, and a demonstrated track record of publishing academic research papers.  They should be self-motivated, hardworking, and able to work well in an interdisciplinary team. Strong research skills in evolutionary studies is essential. Research experience in swine coronavirus and African swine fever virus is highly preferred. 

The appointee will join an interdisciplinary and international research team investigating the ecology, evolution and pathogenesis of swine coronavirus and African swine fever virus. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Mr. Eric Yip at yiperic@hku.hk. Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.

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., together with a cover letter and a list of relevant research publications.  Review of applications will start on July 21, 2020 and continue until August 4, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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