THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
26 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
Ref
502004
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 Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for the appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 502004), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering, Biological Science, or a related discipline, with experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell culture, and/or animal handling techniques.  They should be able to work independently as well as in a team, be able to multi-task with attention to details, and have a good command of English.

The appointee will participate in research projects relating to developing cutting-edge genome engineering, synthetic biology, high-throughput screening, and combinatorial genetics technologies, and their applications in devising new therapeutic strategies against cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.  He/She will also gain research experience in CRISPR technology and high-throughput screening techniques, as well as participate in multidisciplinary research.  For more information, please contact Dr. Alan Wong by e-mail at aslw@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 post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from September 8, 2020 and continue until December 31, 2020 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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