Post-doctoral Fellow, School of Biological Sciences

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
29 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2022
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Full-time
Department: School of Biological Sciences (26000)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences (Ref.: 516748), to commence on or before January 1, 2023 for one year, with the possibility of renewal.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in ecology, evolution, conservation biology, or a related field.  They should have experience in and a demonstrated track record of genomics research (e.g. bioinformatics, whole genome sequencing), and the ability to work independently.

The appointee will work under the supervision of Dr. Timothy Bonebrake at the Global Change and Tropical Conservation Lab) and the Conservation Forensics group in the School of Biological Sciences. More information can be found at

The appointee will join a collaborative team studying the ecology and trade of pangolins in Asia and Africa, and work on the research topic of wildlife trade and population genomics. There is also an option for appointee-led projects on the system of their choosing. The Lab has a sample collection of seized and legal wildlife trade products available for investigation and analysis. The appointee will also have the opportunity to teach within the Faculty of Science, and develop best practice in university teaching and learning.

A 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. and a cover letter in PDF format. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until October 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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