Post-doctoral Fellow in the Study of Gut Microbiota and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
07 May 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 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 Medicine (20600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Study of Gut Microbiota and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in the Department of Medicine and the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (Ref.: 503978), to commence as soon as possible for one to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, preferably in Biology or a related discipline, with experience in human, mouse and molecular experiments.  Preference will be given to those with a strong background in molecular biology and/or experience in multi-omics analysis.  They should be responsible, organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a team.  The appointee will work on an applied research project to explore the role of microbial species in the progression of NAFLD.  Details of the Research and Development activities can be found at  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Miss Lily Li 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.  Review of applications will start on May 20, 2021 and continue until June 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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