THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral fellow, Department of Surgery

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 May 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2022
Ref
513939
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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

Applicants are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Surgery, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 513939), to commence as soon as possible for two to three years, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in bioinformatics, computer science, biostatistics, or a related discipline, with hands-on experience in bulk/single cell RNA sequencing data analysis. Working knowledge of programming language and statistical software packages is a must. Applicants should be able to work independently and communicate fluently in English, and possess good interpersonal skills. 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 to study biliary atresia affecting newborns, with a view to provide insights into the pathophysiology, and explore new therapeutic avenues to treat or ameliorate the disorder. He/She will employ organoid culture, hIPSCs and single cell transcriptomics technologies; analyse data; coordinate and communicate analysis with collaborators; write reports and scientific publications; and supervise postgraduate students. Enquiries of 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 June 1, 2022 and continue until August 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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