Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology
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Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 508632), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to funding availability and satisfactory performance.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in cancer/molecular/cellular biology or related disciplines, with research experience in genomics data and bioinformatics. They should demonstrate a strong passion for scientific and clinical research and huge motivation to make contributions to patients with significant medical needs. They should have a good command of English, good interpersonal and communication skills, self-initiative, knowledge of research-related computer software, and the ability to work independently. Preference will be given to those with experience in cell culture, transfection, in vitro/in vivo functional studying of signal transduction pathways, flow cytometry analysis, preclinical drug testing, and animal handling. A good publication record and grant application experience would also be advantages.
The appointee will join a research group with opportunities to conduct projects on female genital cancers supported by major research grants. A main focus of his/her work will be on the analysis and validation of genomics data, while maintaining the smooth running of a research laboratory.
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. together with a research publication list. Review of applications will start on October 30, 2021 and continue until January 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.