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.: 504616), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a doctoral degree by research (Ph.D. or equivalent) in bioinformatics, virology, molecular biology, or related disciplines. They must be proficient in NGS/sequence data analysis and database development/maintenance. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English, and a demonstrated record of publishing academic research papers. They should be organized, self-motivated, and able to work independently as well as in a multidisciplinary team. Experience in metagenomics, microbiome, microbial genomics, omics analysis, microbial identification/diagnostics, or massive DNA sequencing would be an advantage.
A 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 August 6, 2021 and continue until August 22, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.