Post-doctoral Fellow in Mammalian Germ Cell Development

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
24 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
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 Obstetrics and Gynaecology (20900)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Mammalian Germ Cell Development in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Ref.: 502731), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in cell biology, molecular biology, reproductive biology, developmental biology, medicine, or a related discipline.  Those who are expecting a Ph.D. degree in 2021 may also be considered. The appointee will conduct studies with cell and molecular biology techniques in the general field of mammalian germ cell development and meiosis cell cycle.  Work experience with cell lines, bacterial, or animal models, and related cell and molecular biology techniques are required.  Expertise in DNA damage repair controls, genome stability regulations, germ cell development, cell cycle regulations, transcription regulations, epigenetic controls of cell and chromosome behaviors, live cell imaging, or use of animal models would be an advantage.  Applicants should have a strong sense of responsibility, and the capability of working independently as well as collaboratively in a team.  The appointee will work with a team on mammalian germ cell development using genetically modified mouse models and various biochemical, cellular, and molecular methods with an emphasis on meiotic chromosome behaviors and related protein functions.

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., and provide at least two referees’ names and contact information.

Closes December 10, 2020.

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