THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Research Assistant Professor in Biomarker Discovery and Clinical Proteomics

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
16 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2022
Ref
516525
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (20600)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor in Biomarker Discovery and Clinical Proteomics in the Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 516525), to commence as soon as possible for one to three years with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance. 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree, preferably with experience in multiomics and/or bioinformatics.  They should have evidence of high-quality research as indicated by publication record; project management skills; and the ability to work independently and efficiently.  The appointee will use advanced quantitative proteomics platforms such as Olink and Simoa Technology to discover and validate disease-specific biomarkers in clinical samples.  Details of the R&D activities can be found at www.sklpb.hku.hk.  Enquiries about the post should be sent to Miss Lily Li at lily46@hku.hk.

Those who have responded to the previous advertisement (Ref.: 513927) need not re-apply. 

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. Appointment on a two- to three-year fixed-term basis will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary.

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 start on September 29, 2022 and continue until December 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.