THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
21 Apr 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Dec 2022
Ref
512559
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (2 posts) in the Department of Chemistry (Ref.: 512559), to commence as soon as possible for 1 year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Bioinformatics, Chemical biology, Microbiology or equivalent, and fluency in written and spoken English.  They should have a strong background in the human microbiome, genomics, analytical chemistry, or antibiotics discovery.  Experience in big data omics analysis or synthetic biology would be desirable.  A strong sense of responsibility, good organizational skills, self-motivated, and the ability to work independently are required. The appointee will work on the discovery of new antibiotics from the human microbiome or antibiotic biosynthesis under the supervision of Dr. Y.X. Li (https://yxlilab.chemistry.hku.hk/). Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Y.X. Li at yxpli@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 University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 1, 2022, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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