THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
12 May 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2022
Ref
513857
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (20700)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Microbiology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 513857), to commence as soon as possible for two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in microbiology, microbial bioinformatics or a related discipline. Expertise and/or work experience in bioinformatics analysis of microbial genomes and/or Oxford Nanopore Technology are preferred. Applicants with publications in antimicrobial resistance genomics or metagenomics research would have an advantage. The appointee will write competitive grant proposals and apply for funding; adopt acquired research skills and explore new options; and mentor junior research staff members. He/She will work under the supervision of Dr. P.L. Ho. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview. Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 508902) need not re-apply.

A competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., with the contact information of 3 referees. Review of applications will start on May 12, 2022 and continue until June 30, 2022 or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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