Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
11 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2021
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 Microbiology (20700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology (Ref.: 503053), to commence as soon as possible for three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Microbiology, with at least 5 years’ research experience in viral epidemiology, medical microbiology, emerging infectious diseases (including coronaviruses), novel virus discovery, bioinformatics analyses, cellular and viral cultures, primary cell line development, molecular cloning, immunofluorescence assay, western blot assay, wild animal autopsy and animal studies. They should also be qualified to work in biosafety level 3 laboratory for tissue culture and animal experiments, with good communication skills in English and Chinese (including both Cantonese and Mandarin).  Prior experience in undergraduate and postgraduate student supervision and drafting of grant proposal would be an advantage. The appointee is expected to work on research projects in the areas of emerging infectious diseases.

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. (preferably with an academic transcript).  Review of applications will start from February 24, 2021 and continue until March 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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