Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
05 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Surgery (21700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 509277), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, with proven experience and good publication record in stem cell biology. They should be able to work independently and to communicate fluently in English. Good interpersonal skills are required. Experience in primary cell culture, hiPSCs, cell sorting and downstream processing for single cell RNA sequencing would be an advantage. 

The appointee will join a multidisciplinary team and work on a project related to Hirschsprung disease using hiPSCs and single cell transcriptomics technologies, with an aim to provide insights into the pathophysiology and explore new therapeutic avenues to treat or ameliorate the disorder. He/She will conduct culturing/preparation of hiPSCs, genome editing, and single cell RNA sequencing. He/She will analyse data, coordinate and communicate analysis with collaborators, write reports and scientific publications, and supervise junior research staff and postgraduate students. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be directed to Dr. Clara S.M. Tang 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 applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will start on January 18, 2022, and continue until March 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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