Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
15 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2021
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: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 502925), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in virology or related disciplines, preferably with experience in virological surveillance, APMV research, next generation sequencing and microbial evolution analysis. They should have solid knowledge of virology or molecular biology, and an excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese. They should be logical, detail-oriented and self-motivated. Knowledge of a programming language (preferably R) would be an advantage. The appointee will examine the effect of APMV on tumors and transcriptomic response. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Mr. Eric Yip at Information about the School can be obtained at

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., together with a cover letter and a list of relevant research publications. Review of applications will start on January 28, 2021 and continue until February 28, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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