THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Public Health

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
18 May 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2022
Ref
513802
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Public Health (22400)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Division of Public Health Laboratory Sciences (PHLS) of the School of Public Health (Ref.: 513802), to commence as soon as possible for one to two years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in microbiology, bioinformatics, public health or a related discipline. They should be a self-motivated team player with critical thinking skills. Experience in next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis, molecular biology techniques, and/or handling microbial pathogens at biosafety level 2 (BSL2) would be an advantage. The appointee will join a multidisciplinary research team to study influenza, SARS-CoV-2 transmission and other respiratory viruses. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. H.L. Yen at hyen@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 application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will commence on May 31, 2022 and continue until July 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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