Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology
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.: 503583), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree or an equivalent qualification in Microbiology or a related discipline, with a proven track record in conducting research in emerging viruses such as influenza virus and coronaviruses. Research experience in lipidomics and/or metabolomics, and molecular virology would be an advantage. Applicants should have a good command of written and spoken English, strong communication skills, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team. They should also be self-motivated, organized, detail-minded and hardworking. The appointee will be involved in research projects related to emerging viruses under the supervision of Dr. Shuofeng Yuan and Dr. Jasper Chan.
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 from April 6, 2021 and continue until April 20, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.