THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
04 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
31 May 2021
Ref
502976
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: Department of Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology (several posts) (Ref.: 502976), to commence as soon as possible for two or three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

These posts are created specifically to bring new impetus and vigour to the University’s research talent pool, and to meet the strategic research needs identified by the Department of Microbiology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree with extensive research experience in cellular and molecular biology, cancer biology, immunology and virology; and preferably with experience in cell culture, virus culture, molecular cloning, protein expression, western blot assay, ELISA assay, confocal microscope, and animal studies (mouse models). They should be self-motivated with a strong interest in working closely with biologists, the ability to work independently as well as in a team, and good communication skills in English. The appointee will conduct research on virus host interaction and vaccine. Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 500309) need not re-apply.

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 posts.  Applicants should apply online, upload a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until May 31, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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