THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Officer

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
30 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2021
Ref
509065
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Pathology (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Officer in the Department of Pathology (Ref.: 509065), to commence as soon as possible on a two-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in biological or biomedical science. Experience in cancer genetics and cancer genomics including application of next-generation sequencing in cancer mutational study and genetic predisposition is essential. Applicants should have a strong interest in translational research, the ability to work independently as well as in a team, and the ability to contribute intellectually to research development.

The appointee will join a multi-disciplinary team to investigate the molecular mechanism of gastrointestinal tract cancer using multi-omics technologies.  Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Leung Suet Yi at suetyi@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

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 December 13, 2021 and continue until December 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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