Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Clinical Oncology
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 Clinical Oncology (21600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Laboratory for Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Biology (Laboratory) in the Department of Clinical Oncology (Ref.: 502335), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal.
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. The Laboratory is a research unit which integrates chemical science and biomedical science for the development of new molecular medicines and diagnostics tools for the treatment and analysis of human diseases with a focus on cancer.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Science, Chemistry or a related discipline, with a good research publication record. Research experience in at least one of the areas including bioinorganic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, Chinese medicine, natural products, metal-based therapeutics and diagnostics, bioimaging, mass spectrometry, proteomics, metabolomics, cancer biology and pharmacology, cancer stem cells and animal models of cancers would be desirable. Applicants should also be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team. The appointee will conduct research projects on chemical biology and drug discovery in a multidisciplinary team of chemists, biologists and clinicians. He/She will also assist in conducting translational research projects and clinical trials.
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., 2 reference letters and a cover letter with research experience and publication record. Review of applications will commence from October 23, 2020 and continue until December 31, 2020, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.