THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
11 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2022
Ref
511388
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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.: 511388), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree with proven experience in biomedical sciences or a related discipline. They should have an excellent command of written and spoken English. Preference will be given to those with knowledge of cancer biology research and relevant experience in both in vitro and in vivo functional assays and using a diversified approach for mechanistic study.

The appointee will join a multidisciplinary team and work on projects related to mechanistic study and cancer drug development. He/She will investigate the tumorigenic mechanism of druggable targets in the Division of Esophageal and Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, and collect specimens on a weekly rotation schedule. This post will provide an R&D platform for cancer drug development by translating basic research discovery to clinical application. The appointee will be given an inter-institutional networking opportunity to work with different domain experts. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be directed to Dr. Nikki Lee at nikkilee@hku.hk.

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 24, 2022 and continue until April 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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