Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
18 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2023
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Chemistry (25200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 512556), 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 in Chemistry or equivalent.  They should have proficiency in written and spoken English, a strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, and ability to work independently.  Knowledge of chemical biology, including skills in synthetic chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, and epigenetics are preferred.  The appointee will work in an interdisciplinary project involving biomarker discovery and molecular diagnostics for early disease detection.  The appointee is expected to synthesize a series of small molecule probes and characterize them using NMR, IR, and ESI-MS as well as performing transcriptomic analysis to validate the activity of these probes.

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 University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., a cover letter with research experience and publication record.  They should also send 2 reference letters to Dr. Ying Li by e-mail: (  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until January 31, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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