THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
16 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2020
Ref
500590
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: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (20000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Stem Cell Biology (several posts) in the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 500590), to commence as soon as possible for one to three year(s), with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

The selected candidates will work in a company incorporated by the University of Hong Kong that was established to administer and support the University’s innovation endeavors.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Sciences, Biological Sciences, or a related discipline, and have a good research publication record.  Research experiences in at least one of the areas including stem cells, regenerative medicine, cancer, heart disease, liver disease, animal models, immunology, embryology, genomics, genome-editing, drug screen are desirable.  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 also be self-motivated, hardworking, and able to work well in an interdisciplinary team.  The appointees are expected to contribute to translational research projects in stem cell technologies, regenerative medicine and genomic medicine for drug discovery, and conduct research projects related to expanded potential stem cells (EPSCs) in a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and scientists. Working off-campus may be required.

A 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 posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and research publication list.  Review of applications will start from July 29, 2020 and continue until October 14, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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