THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational Stem Cell Biology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
21 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Dec 2020
Ref
502657
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
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 appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational Stem Cell Biology (several posts) in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.:502657), to commence as soon as possible for one to three year(s), with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. 

The selected candidates will work in a company incorporated by the University of Hong Kong that was established to administer and support the University’s innovation endeavors. They will conduct research in a computational lab and closely work with experimental lab(s). The specific project will be discussed and determined between each candidate and the Principal Investigator together.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Genetics, Computational Biology or other relevant quantitative disciplines, and in-depth experience in at least one of the programming languages for scientific computing, for example, Python, R, Perl, C/C++ and JAVA. Research experience in stem cells, regenerative medicine, cancer, heart disease, liver disease, immunology or drug screening would 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 any of the above research areas. The ability to work independently, participate in highly collaborative projects, and contribute intellectually to research development are requisites. Applicants should also be highly motivated individuals with good verbal and written communication skills in English.    

A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.

The University only accepts online applications for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start from December 4, 2020 and continue until December 30, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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