THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in Antimicrobial Resistance

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
06 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2021
Ref
502945
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 Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Antimicrobial Resistance in the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502945), to commence as soon as possible for one or two year(s), with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biology, microbiology or related disciplines, with research experience in bacteriology, molecular biology and bioinformatics.  They should have a good command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese). They should be a good team player with passion and self-initiative in research. Research experience in microbiome, microbial genomics and antimicrobial resistance, and both wet- and dry-lab skills are highly preferred. The appointee will work on a new long-term, multi-phased, international epidemiological and laboratory research programme on the etiologies of antimicrobial resistance.  He/S​he will assist in managing a bacteriological research laboratory, conduct experiments, collect clinical specimens, analyse data, write academic papers and grant proposals, and perform other tasks as assigned.  Information about the School can be obtained at http://sph.hku.hk/index.php.

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 applications for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on January 25, 2021 and continue until March 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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