THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
07 Oct 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2022
Ref
516796
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Work type:
Department: Department of Pathology, School of Clinical Medicine (21200)
Categories: Academic-related Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow (PDF) in the Department of Pathology, School of Clinical Medicine (Ref.: 516796), 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 biological science, biomedical sciences, bioinformatics or related disciplines. They should be self-driven, highly motivated, creative with excellent communication skills in written and spoken English and Chinese (including Cantonese). Expertise in molecular techniques especially skills in library preparation for next generation sequencing, bioinformatics and data analysis (e.g. R programming) is essential. Experience in cell culture and animal experiments would be highly desirable. 

The appointee will participate in research projects related to bone and soft tissue tumours. He/She will handle clinical samples (e.g. FFPE tissue, blood) and perform multi-omics and circulating tumour (ctDNA) analysis on various sarcomas. He/She may need to perform functional analysis of fusion proteins with cell culture and animal models. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Dr. Maximus Yeung at mcfyeung@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 start on October 20, 2022 and continue until December 31, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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