Assistant Research Officer, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
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
Assistant Research Officer (holding the functional title of Bioinformatician) in the LKS Faculty of Medicine (Ref.: 501978) (to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance)
The selected candidate will work in a company incorporated by the University of Hong Kong that was established to administer and support the University’s innovation endeavours.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with a very strong background in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or other related disciplines. They should have excellent communication skills, experience in knowledge sharing, a good record of research output, and the ability to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Excellent programming skill is expected. Applicants should have solid work experience and track record in genomic/metagenomic and microbiome/virome research. The appointee will participate in applied and methodological work in a Big Data Laboratory, and technology transfer of advanced artificial intelligence in the field of infectious disease research. Working off-campus may be required.
A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.
The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from September 3, 2020 and continue until October 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.