THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
01 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2021
Ref
502272
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
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: Department of Chemistry (25200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 502272), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Chemistry as well as a strong background and experience in molecular synthesis.  They should have proficiency in written and spoken English, a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, and ability to work independently.  The appointee is expected to synthesize and purify nucleic acid and protein pull-down and enrichment probes as well as characterize them using NMR, IR, and ESI-MS.  He/She will work in an interdisciplinary project involving biomarker discovery and molecular diagnostics for early disease detection.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter with research experience and publication record.  They should also send 2 reference letters to Dr. Edmund C. M. Tse by e-mail: (ecmtse@hku.hk).  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until March 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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