Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology and State Key Laboratory of Liver Research

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
20 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2020
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 the Department of Pathology and the State Key Laboratory of Liver Research (Ref.: 501892), 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 in 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 utilizing next-generation sequencing and single-cell sequencing to study liver cancer. The ability to work independently, participate in highly collaborative projects, and contribute intellectually to research development are requisites for the position. Applicants should also be highly motivated individuals with good oral and written communication skills in English.    The appointee will join a research team to investigate the role of S100 family member genes, in addition to other genetic changes, in liver cancer. 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 September 2, 2020 and continue until September 30, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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