THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Biomedical Sciences

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
14 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2022
Ref
508307
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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 Biomedical Sciences (22600)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences (Ref.: 508307), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree preferably in Biomedical Sciences, Bioengineering, Biological Science, or a related discipline, with experience in molecular biology, mammalian cell culture, and/or animal handling techniques.  They should be able to work independently as well as in a team, be able to multi-task with attention to details, and have a good command of English.

The appointee will participate in multidisciplinary research relating to developing cutting-edge genome engineering, synthetic biology, high-throughput screening, and combinatorial genetics technologies and their applications in devising new therapeutic strategies against cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.  He/She will also gain research experience in CRISPR technology and high-throughput screening techniques.  For more information, please contact Dr. Alan Wong at aslw@hku.hk. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 503373) need not re-apply.

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 from September 27, 2021 and continue until February 28, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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