THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Surgery

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
14 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Apr 2022
Ref
511606
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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

Applicants are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Computational Biology in the Department of Surgery (Ref.: 511606), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biostatistics or a related discipline, and at least two years hands-on experience in bulk/single cell RNA sequencing data analysis. They should have the ability to work independently, an excellent command of written and spoken English, and good interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of programming languages and statistical software packages is a must. A good publication record, and experience in primary cell culture, organoid culture, cell sorting and downstream processing for single cell RNA sequencing would be advantages.

The appointee will join a multidisciplinary team and work on a project related to biliary atresia, with an aim to provide insights into the pathophysiology and explore new therapeutic avenues to treat or ameliorate the disorder by employing organoid culture, hIPSCs and single cell transcriptomics technologies. He/She will perform RNA sequencing and data analysis, coordinate and communicate analysis with collaborators, write reports and scientific publications, and supervise junior members and postgraduate students. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. V.C.H. Lui at vchlui@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 as soon as possible, and continue until April 30, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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